Position Description

Audio Designer
Location Firaxis (Baltimore, MD)
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Firaxis Games is looking for an exceptionally skilled Audio Designer to help take our games to the next level.  As an Audio Designer you will work closely with the Project Audio Director, Art Director, Lead UI Designer, Lead Producer, and Lead Designer to create compelling and original audio experiences for our games.  We’re looking for someone who is excited about contributing to our unique and popular franchises and is eager to work with our experienced and award-winning audio team and development teams.  We’re open to both full-time permanent positions and temporary off-site contract opportunities.
  • Mixing, recording, editing, and implementation of in-game sound effects, VO, and possibly music
  • Creation of all forms of Sound Design (environmental/ambience, UI sounds, creatures, VO, animation, cinematic, etc)
  • Recording VO or Scratch VO for marketing materials
  • Assisting with the various out-of-house VO sessions
  • 3-5 years game development experience focused on audio design
  • 2 or more shipped game titles
  • Significant experience with mixing, recording, editing, and implementation of sounds in a game development setting
  • An understanding of the basic principles of good audio design
  • A passion for audio design and making games
  • Extensive knowledge of the current standards of audio design in the game industry
  • Exceptional communications skills, both oral and written
  • Expert knowledge of Wwise, Unreal 4, and Pro Tools or equivalent DAW
  • Compositional ability is a plus
  • Audio programming experience is a plus
  • Ability to work off-site and provide your own gear a major plus


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