Full Time Job

VO Designer

Riot Games

Los Angeles, CA 03-10-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

As a VO Designer, your technical and creative audio skills will combine to bring life to the broad range of characters and experiences in VALORANT. Joining efforts with a multi-disciplinary team, you'll help drive projects from their inception. Using a deep understanding of sound design and implementation as it relates to voiceover will help you craft new and engaging VO for VALORANT. As a member of the audio discipline, you'll strive to find ways to teach and level up those around you while continuing to challenge and grow yourself.

VALORANT is Riot's take on a character-based tactical shooter (for more info on VALORANT click here!). As a VO Designer II on the VALORANT team, you will work within the audio discipline to help shape in-game audio for the game. You will also interact on a regular basis with product leadership, discipline leadership, and the larger sound design team to ensure that all dependencies are understood. You will report to the Senior Manager, Audio Direction

Responsibilities
• Edit, test & bug fix VO for agents
• Regularly interface with and provide feedback to external vendors
• Prepare reference material for recording sessions
• Ensure mastered VO meets project specifications
• Experiment with processing recipes for champs/skins
• Engineer chosen takes sessions
• Integrate VO in Audiokinetic Wwise
• Integrate VO in Unreal Engine
• Collaborate with Narrative, Design, and Audio disciplines
• Capture and edit gameplay videos showcasing VO for reviews
• Prepare LOC kits to send to regions for Localization

Required Qualifications
• 5+ years experience as a VO Designer
• Expertise with audio editing in a Digital Audio Workstation (i.e. - Pro Tools, Nuendo, Reaper)
• Ability to evaluate mastered VO delivered by vendors against specifications and creative bar.
• Expertise with voice over processing tools and techniques using creative sound design tools and techniques (i.e. - Waves, Native Instruments, iZotope)
• Experience recording voice over sessions and running sessions to choose takes with directors and writers.
• Experience with technical implementation and Wwise audio middleware.
• Experience with technical implementation and Wwise audio middleware.
• Experience with voice-over in multiplayer games.

Desired Qualifications
• Experience in evaluating actors' performance
Our Perks:

We offer medical, dental, and vision plans that cover you, your spouse/domestic partner, and children. Life insurance, parental leave, plus short-term and long-term disability coverage are also available. Riot will support your retirement benefits with a company match, and double down on your donations of time and money to non-profit charitable organizations. Balance between work and personal life is encouraged with open paid time off, and a play fund so you can broaden and deepen your personal relationship with games.
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It's our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and members of Riot Games, Inc. Riot Games makes reasonable accommodations for handicapped and disabled Rioters and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, handicap, veteran status, marital status, criminal history, or any other category protected by applicable federal and state law, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance relating to an applicant's criminal history (LAMC 189.00).

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Riot Games

Riot Games was founded in 2006 to develop, publish, and support the most player-focused games in the world. In 2009, we released our debut title, League of Legends, to worldwide acclaim. League has gone on to be the most-played PC game in the world and a key driver of the explosive growth of esports.