Senior Sound Designer


Id Software, part of the ZeniMax Media Inc. family of companies, is seeking a Senior Sound Designer to join our team in making AAA games. This position assumes a prominent position on the team, helps establish and optimize production pipelines, and contributes to the execution of the vision of the game in close collaboration with


  • Work closely with the Lead Audio, Creative Director and other members of the team to develop all types of audio assets.
  • Create high quality sounds for numerous settings, different types of gameplay, visual effects and narrative events.
  • Implement audio using tools and technology at hand in close collaboration with game play designers, effect artists and animators.
  • Actively learn tools and technology and explore new features in collaboration with programmers. 
  • Drive the final mixes to establish an overall powerful and polished audio experience through the game.


  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in creating audio for games; including shipping at least one AAA title as audio designer
  • In-depth understanding of Wwise (including complex mixing and routing.)
  • Ability to make high quality audio samples and process externally created music, VO, and SFX for in-game use
  • Skill at post production and mastering
  • Excellent working knowledge of modern studio equipment and industry standard audio tools
  • Strong sound design & technical skills
  • Familiarity with a variety of audio middleware applications
  • Ability to interface with internal and external development teams
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of the video game development process
  • Able to manage large scale audio asset production
  • Great communication and leadership skills
  • Outstanding work ethic and attention to detail
  • Deep familiarity with most musical genres
  • Strong artistic and creative sense

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