Added by on 2015-10-16

Obsidian Entertainment Recruiting Senior Sound Designer

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Intermediate to Senior Sound Designer

Obsidian Entertainment is seeking a self-motivated and skilled intermediate to senior level Sound Designer to join our team of developers.
The Sound Designer will be responsible for working closely with both the audio and development teams to design, plan, and integrate engaging and high quality sound effects from conceptual stage all the way to polished engine integration.

All applicants will be required to take a sound design test.


Record, edit, design, master, organize, mix, export, integrate, and optimize original, high quality, game ready assets for a variety of sounds types.
Complement the existing audio style of the game.
Seek out ways to improve and enhance the audio experience.


3-6 years of experience as a sound designer for video games and at least 1-2 shipped AAA titles.
Expert editing and sound design skills using DAWs such as Pro Tools, Nuendo, etc.
Expert understanding of game audio design principals, aesthetics, and production practices.
The capacity and flexibility to work with and without direction as needed.
Love of competitive multiplayer games.
Experience recording, designing, and implementing sound for games in the military shooter genre.
Experience designing and implementing interactive vehicle sounds.
Experience recording original source material.
Expert proficiency using FMOD and Wwise.
Expert experience integrating audio into game engines like CryENGINE or Unreal.
Expert proficiency troubleshooting and optimizing audio resources.
The ability to learn new tools and technology as needed.
Must be receptive to audio direction and critiques from project audio leads and team.
A willingness to iterate and change direction as project goals evolve.
The flexibility to scope design requirements based on available time and resources.
Expert understanding of how all gameplay systems work and the role audio plays in them.
Excellent collaboration, communication, organizational, and documentation skills.
A lifelong and active passion for gaming.


A passion for military shooters and RPGs.
Nuendo experience.
MMO or multiplayer development experience.
A college degree or equivalent in audio related studies.
Post production experience in other media such as television or film.
Portfolio Requirements:
A web portfolio that demonstrates proficiency of sound design.
Samples from previous industry work.

All cover letters and resumes must be accompanied with website portfolio or samples of work.

Simply apply via e-mail:

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Please no phone calls or drop ins. We only accept emailed applications.

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