Added by on 2016-04-16

Gameloft Recruiting Sound Designer

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Sound Designer

Description

Are you looking for a team of dynamic and talented people who are passionate about video games? Are you looking for a studio where diversity, open-mindedness and creativity are omnipresent? You’ve found the right place!
Gameloft, the largest mobile-gaming development studio in Montreal, is seeking a Sound Designer to join its audio team.
Gameloft creates games for smartphones, mobile phones and tablets, as well as new digital platforms such as Apple TV and Apple Watch. Founded in 1999 and a top innovator in its field, Gameloft distributes its games in over 100 countries. Two million new Gameloft games are downloaded each day! www.gameloft.com

Job Description

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

Working on site with the Game Designers and Producers for a multitude of projects at Gameloft, the Sound Effects Designer is responsible for creating all the sound for upcoming games on platforms such as iPad, iPhone, PS Vita, PS3. This position is under the direct supervision of the Sound Director. There is no music composing in this role.

Qualifications

Skills

Excellent knowledge of audio software compatible with the Windows platform: sequencers (Sonar, Cubase Ableton Live, Protools), audio editors (Sound Forge, WaveLab, Audition etc.). The ideal candidate must also have strong knowledge of popular VST plug-ins, necessary for audio editing and mixing.
Thorough knowledge of technical constraints (audio optimization, memory, etc.) linked to video game sound and sound format.
Knowledge of audio engines used in the video game industry (FMod, Wwise).
Capacity to create and edit original sounds, in the form of audio samples, sound synthesis, etc.
Familiar with sound effect libraries available on the market (Sound Ideas, Hollywood Edge, and others);
Capability to systematically and effectively manage large-scale databases (with more than 2000 sounds per game);
Ability to produce original, high-quality sound effects quickly and efficiently under pressure.

Profile

Minimum of 3 to 5 years professional experience in Sound Design in the video game industry. Demos will be requested.
A diploma in Sound Design is an asset.
The ideal candidate is expected to have many years experience playing video games on consoles and have acquired a good understanding of current sound quality standards;
Moreover, the ideal candidate should be a team player; have a strong sense of creativity, analysis and synthesis; be hard-working; have effective interpersonal skills; and have strong organizational skills;
The ideal candidate must also be able to easily create and understand sound environments of video games.
Additional information

*Important*

In order to consider your application, we require your portfolio or samples of your work (demos, animations, images, websites, etc.). Please provide the address of your website or portfolio if you have one.

Why Join the World of Gameloft?

Because you want to take part in the rise of a dynamic, stimulating, and captivating sector!
Because you want to be part of an exceptional experience, within a company that is constantly growing!
Because you want to work within a team made up of people motivated by, and passionate about, their field!
Because you want to work with talented people who are industry pioneers!
Because you love the idea of expanding your horizons within a cosmopolitan corporate culture and sharing your know-how with colleagues at the other end of the Earth!
Because you want to work with renowned partners and clients such as Apple, Google, Nintendo, Disney, Marvel, and many others!
Because you want to push technology to its limits – to succeed at creating console-quality games for mobile phones!
Because you’re in search of great working conditions and benefits, all within a modern, friendly space!
Or just because you’re looking for a great place to work!
If one or more of these reasons speak to you, don’t hesitate to apply now!

Apply here:- recruitment.madrid@gameloft.com
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