Principal Sound Designer

Brand New Sci-fi IP - Veteran Team - Unreal 5 Project

British Columbia
Job Type
Salary on application
19 days ago

Do you have sound design experience and are you seeking a new job in British Columbia, Canada? Skillsearch is helping a gaming studio find a full-time Principal Sound Designer, and the role comes with an attractive salary and benefits package. Remote-working options across Canada can be discussed. 

As a Principal Sound Designer at Humanoid, you will be responsible for creating and implementing critical components of the audio experience. You will be collaborating with the Audio Director, cross-disciplinary teams and outsourcing groups to craft the highest standards of audio quality and an incredibly ambitious and unique project. 

In your first few weeks in this Principal Sound Designer role, you can expect to: 

  • Work closely with the Audio Director to explore, define and demonstrate the audio vision 
  • Craft in-game audio of the highest quality, starting with source material creation, on to final in-game assets and fully handling all aspects of technical implementation 
  • Own key areas of the audio experience, such as combat or the full cinematic audio pipeline, with help from the internal team and outsourcers 
  • Aid all disciplines to build a better experience; utilizing audio to its best ability to tell stories, sell mechanics and craft experiences. 

To apply for this Principal Sound Designer role, you will need 5 years of industry experience on AAA titles, and a minimum of 2 years at Senior level or above. You will also require the following: 

  • 3 high-quality shipped titles 
  • Experience with Unreal Engine, Wwise and Reaper. 

In return for your dedication, collaboration and commitment, you will receive a generous salary and benefits package, joining a welcoming and inclusive culture. 

To apply for this full-time Principal Sound Designer job in British Columbia, please contact Andy from Skillsearch at today. Please refer any friends or colleagues for this role or direct them to our Careers page on our website. 

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Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will only consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

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Andy Demetriou

Principal Game Design & Production Consultant

Andy leads our Game Design and Production division on our games team and his favourite games are narrative-based, survivor horror and strategy so Andy is a great person to have on your side during a zombie apocalypse! Aside from gaming, his spare time is dedicated to trying lasagne from as many different Italian restaurants as humanly possible. We all support his pursuit of this mission during office lunchtimes - especially if there are leftovers! Get in touch with Andy for all your lasagne, apocalypse and Game Design/Production needs!

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