Principal Sound Designer

May 27, 2022
Boston, United Kingdom
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

The Molasses Flood is seeking a Principal Sound Designer. The person in this role will create and implement audio and sound fx for our upcoming game. They will work closely with developers across disciplines in order to achieve the highest quality game audio experience possible. 

This is a full time position, and reports to the Studio Game Director. This position would be performed at The Molasses Flood office in the greater Boston area. Relocation assistance is available. 

OR this position can be performed remotely within the continental US, if the candidate has the appropriate facilities set up to do so. 



  • Create, record, edit, implement, mix and optimize all in-game audio.

  • Creatively utilize sound libraries, on location recording, Foley and sound synthesis techniques to build audio assets.

  • Implementing audio content into the game using Unreal Engine.

  • Work closely with Design, Animation and Engineering teams to ensure audio meets set standards and game vision.



  • Minimum 7 years as a sound designer in the game industry, with at least 4 years of it as a Senior, Lead or Principal Sound Designer.

  • Minimum 2 shipped PC or console titles.

  • Unreal 4/5 experience.

  • Proficiency in DAW, audio editing tools, and plugins such as Sound Forge, Reaper, Protools, Nuendo.

  • Ability to work independently, well organized and efficiently.

  • Candidates must have a US work visa or citizenship.

  • Excellent communication skills with ability to effectively coordinate with producers, programmers, designers and artists.

  • Curiosity, kindness, and a positive and professional can-do attitude.

Nice to Haves: 

  • Familiarity with Unreal Blueprints

  • 100% company paid medical, dental, and vision plans available - for employees and dependents

  • 401K with matching

  • Company paid long & short term disability plans, and life insurance

  • Profit sharing plan

  • Unlimited PTO and flexible schedule

  • Some positions available for Remote work

  • Many opportunities for advancement as our team grows and takes on new challenges 


The Molasses Flood is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to embracing and celebrating diverse thoughts and backgrounds throughout our organization. Employment at The Molasses Flood is based on ability  – not an individual’s race, creed, color, religion, sex or gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, status as a victim of domestic violence or sex offenses, reproductive health decisions, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

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