At Paradox, we believe our players deserve to get an engaging, dynamic soundscape that will provide the best audio feedback for each of the stories they decide to play out in any of our titles.
About the role
We are looking for an Experienced or Senior Sound Designer, who will be part of our Audio team working alongside fellow sound designers and music composers, content designers, game designers, artists, programmers, etc., for a variety of projects inside Paradox Development Studios and the Paradox Group. You will produce, implement, and pre-mix audio assets, including sound effects, music, and dialogue. You will work closely with the Audio Director to support and enhance our games’ robust soundscapes according to the needs of each game development team and their projects.
This means: owning the sound creation from beginning to end, working with audio libraries or recording equipment, to create unique sound effects that align with the style and tone of the project. Processing and exporting the resulting product using the appropriate methods for its implementation either straight into the game engine or through an audio middleware such as Wwise or Fmod, to create immersive, fun, and highly-engaging audio experiences. You might also be expected to support our Marketing team, from time to time, with trailers and several other audio initiatives. Your work will have a direct and influential impact on the quality and feel of the game as well as help shape the future development of our Audio Department.
Experience working as a sound designer in the games industry.
Knowledgeable of sound design and implementation and the stages game audio goes through from start to finish.
Experience with mixing stereo and surround formats.
Experience with Wwise or FMOD.
Experience scripting game audio into a project.
Strong organizational skills, documentation, and verbal communications skills.
Experience working with cross-discipline teams
On a personal level, you’re a curious and creative sound designer, passionate about game audio. Your experience allows you to identify issues and solve problems quickly and effectively. You are comfortable using different DAWs and audio tools (such as Pro Tools, Reaper, RX) You understand the need to be detail-oriented and structured, and you use those skills by documenting and streamlining processes while always maintaining the highest possible quality. You have a passion for creating your own sounds, whether this is by creating audio libraries yourself, experimenting with different microphones and recording techniques, or through audio synthesis. You have an understanding of music, and how interactive music behaves in games, and preferably have been able to work with this on previous projects.
Some of our benefits include:
If you think that this description matches you, we highly encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will interview candidates continuously. If you don't match all the requirements, please demonstrate how your passion, attitude and interest in Paradox might compensate for this.
At Paradox Interactive we celebrate difference and care deeply about diversity and inclusion. We therefore encourage you, no matter who you are, to apply for this job if you think you’d be a great addition to our team.