Audio Designer

Discipline: Audio

Location: Cambridge

Employment Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 25 August 2019

Salary: Competitive

Audio Designer

Frontier are the studio behind Jurassic World Evolution, Elite Dangerous and Planet Coaster. We are Britain’s biggest independent publisher and developer of videogames, based among the world-leading technology cluster in the historic city of Cambridge, England.

We are proud to be named one of the UK’s Best Places to Work by GamesIndustry.biz.

Frontier is looking for an experienced and talented Audio Designer to join our growing audio team in Cambridge, UK.  You will become a key member of the audio team, delivering world-class audio to millions of players worldwide.

We make full use of audio to convey story, context and emotion in a compelling way - it’s a vital part of creating successful games.  We are currently looking for an experienced Audio Designer to join our growing Audio team who has the talent to create original and inventive sound design.

Key Skills and Responsibilities

  • You have worked on console and/or PC titles that demonstrate excellence in audio 
  • Experience creating sound effects using custom recordings and library material to generate highly original audio
  • Experience using audio middleware (Wwise) and custom built audio implementation solutions
  • High level of ability and familiarity with DAWs such as Reaper and the integrated use of plug-ins and virtual instruments.
  • A solid knowledge of recording techniques, microphone placement, foley sound creation and on-location recording
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability as a team player; who can bring energy and momentum into a team.
  • Have a passion for audio and drive to make our games sound great.
  • A qualification in music tech/sound design or a related field.

The successful applicant will possess the ability to hit the ground running and demonstrate a broad knowledge of both computer game audio issues and sound design methods, will have experience with sound production tools and game audio engines, and will be a pro-active communicator with a passion for games and interactive audio.

We are unfortunately not looking for applicants who wish to work from home, or on a freelance basis.

Please provide a link to your show-reel highlighting no more than five projects / examples of work you feel best exemplify your design approach, plus your CV. Work should be sent digitally as a link or a PDF. This should include audio over visuals.

What we can offer you

At Frontier we believe your work should be rewarding in every way. We offer the chance to work on blockbuster franchises and world-leading IP in a studio environment considered one of the best places to work in the UK.

We also offer a range of flexible benefits to our 400+ team, including life assurance, private family healthcare, pension, flexitime working hours, enhanced maternity/paternity package, in-house catering, support with relocation, a Cycle to Work scheme and free bike servicing, regular in-house wellbeing sessions, regular social events, and annual bonus and sharesave schemes for everyone to share in the studio’s success.

We welcome and encourage applications from qualified candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.

 

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