Sound Designer at Survios
Culver City, CA, US

Survios is looking for an extremely passionate, highly skilled sound designer to help us create the most immersive VR audio experiences possible.

(Please note: This is not a music composer or music producer position.)

The ideal candidate must have extensive experience in game audio sound design and implementation.  They should be familiar with standard DAWs, audio plugins, recording techniques, loudness standards, and the Unreal Editor 4 game engine.  VR experience is not required, but a huge plus. The candidate will work closely with other members of the audio team, producers, artists, animators, and designers to bring their creations to life, as well as collaborate with other team members to experiment, iterate, and craft unique audio experiences.

Requirements:

  • Proven track record of work on at least 3 commercially shipped games with excellent sounding audio.
  • Unreal Editor 4 implementation experience, and a solid understanding of under-the-hood real-time audio mechanics.
  • Ability to create a wide range of sound designs, from terrifying fantasy creatures and spells, to epic sci-fi robots and spaceships, to everyday objects.
  • Foley recording and creation experience.
  • Experience in commonly available DAWs such as Reaper, Nuendo, ProTools, etc.
  • Mixing, loudness measuring, and final audio polish skills.
  • Can work solo with minimal guidance and be a self-starter, and work well with a team.
  • Comfortable recording and directing voice talent.

Pluses:

  • VR game audio experience, including a solid understanding of HRTF.
  • Experience crafting from building block DSP tools such as Reaktor, or Max / MSP.
  • General understanding of music editing and mastering.
  • Light programming, scripting, or UE4 Blueprint experience.
  • Proficiency in Reaper and Sound Forge.

About Us:

Survios is at the forefront of VR game development and is pioneering the future of immersive technologies. Since inception, we have taken a holistic approach to virtual reality innovation, developing hardware, software, and games hand-in-hand to take VR to places that no one has dreamed possible. Survios offers a pet-friendly work environment with unlimited vacation time and a host of other perks and benefits to give our team everything we need to create unrivaled Active Virtual Reality experiences.