Playground Games are looking to grow their world-class Forza Horizon audio team with the addition of a talented Senior Audio Designer, keen to create incredible audio experiences.

Joining us as a Senior Audio Designer, you will use your talents within the field of game audio to help shape the soundscape of our titles. You'll be a team player, keen to share and grow your own expertise and ultimately help develop those around you using your unique skillset. You'll of course be incredibly passionate about sound design, always looking for ways to improve the sound and technology used in our games. As a senior sound designer you should be proficient in creating both world class sound effects and bespoke technical audio systems.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Experience of working on published titles on current-gen consoles.
  • At least two shipped AAA titles in an audio design position.
  • An in depth knowledge of FMOD and / or Wwise, having shipped AAA games using either.
  • A detailed knowledge of the most common DAWs and plugins a must.
  • An incredibly keen ear for audio production detail.
  • The ability to adapt to new technology and game engine tools.
  • Experienced in designing and implementing simulation based audio systems.
  • Location and studio based SFX and voice-over recording experience.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • A passion for games.

This is an exceptional opportunity to join an established, highly experienced and collaborative team, within one of the world’s most exciting games studios. It provides exciting challenges for a sound designer looking to further their career and create world class games.

Playground Games is an equal opportunities studio and encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply.

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