Audio Artist - Technical - EA Sports

Jul 11, 2024
Vancouver, Canada
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

About the role: EA Sports is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Audio Artist with technical proficiency who can make an immediate contribution to our team. You will have experience in audio logic systems, visual scripting, and implementation. You will work with the Audio leads and have an intermediate understanding of game development. You will have a technical background, a passion for video games, and an overwhelming drive to create a world-class audio experience.

Responsibilities

  • Create quality audio for video games
  • Gather and verify content for the creative and the functions in technical design
  • Submit final audio files on or before the required deadlines
  • Tune interactive audio elements inside the game engine
  • Quality control of work to expected standards and targets for project(s)
  • Advocate and help design audio pipeline features and workflow processes
  • Audio post-production for in-game video content
  • Troubleshoot and help fix audio bugs
  • Assets Management (Editing, naming, and file organization)

Requirements

  • 3+ years of game/audio experience
  • Sound knowledge of modern audio creation equipment, software and recording techniques, with a high level of proficiency in at least one major DAW (ProTools, Nuendo, Live, Reaper)
  • Have experience with a visual programming language for audio (Unreal Blueprints, Max/MSP, PureData)
  • Experience with some game development tools such as Perforce, Jira, and Devtrack
  • Document and summarize audio systems to the dev team collaborators
  • Good creative and technical thinker
  • Self-motivated and a great team-player
  • Sound artistic and creative sensibilities

 

 

Bonus Skills

  • Experience working in surround etc.
  • Experience with SFX creation pipeline and implementation workflows.
  • Experience with relational databases (MS Access)
  • Scripting or programming knowledge used to automate tasks (Python, Batch scripts)


Please provide a link for a demo reel in your application.

 



BC COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

The base salary ranges listed below are for the defined geographic market pay zones in these locations. If you reside outside of these locations, a recruiter will advise on the base salary range and benefits for your specific location.

EA has listed the base salary ranges it in good faith expects to pay applicants for this role in the locations listed, as of the time of this posting. Salary offered will be determined based on numerous relevant business and candidate factors including, for example, education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, geographic location, and business or organizational needs.

BASE SALARY RANGES

• British Columbia (depending on location e.g. Vancouver vs. Victoria):
º $63,400 - $86,500 CAN Annually

Base salary is just one part of the overall compensation at EA. We also offer a package of benefits including vacation (3 weeks per year to start), 10 days per year of sick time, and extended health/dental/vision coverage and basic life insurance.
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