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Audio Lead (CA or NOLA)

InXile Entertainment
New Orleans Louisiana
2 months ago

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inXile entertainment is an Xbox Game Studio led by Brian Fargo. We specialize in deep, reactive, and narrative-focused RPGs, but also love exploring other genres. Our studio is filled with passionate developers who love making games, and playing them.

inXile Entertainment is looking for a talented, motivated, and experienced Audio Lead for our next-generation RPG. Working directly with the Game Director and other project stakeholders, the ideal candidate will have proven technical skill in creating pro-level sound effects, coupled with deep experience in designing and implementing immersive audio soundscapes in games. This is a rare opportunity and create a unique soundscape for an exciting new game universe, while collaborating with some of the industry’s most well-known gamemakers and storytellers.

Responsibilities

  • Design, create and implement AAA quality sound effects
  • Design, prototype and, document audio features as required by the project, working with other discipline leaders to implement them
  • Define audio tools and workflow pipelines to support designed features – including those for sound effects, VO, and music.
  • Be the champion for the Audio Team, managing and directing both internal and external team members in creating high-quality assets
  • Work closely with Game Director and other project stakeholders to reach and exceed project goals
  • Create and mix audio for other project initiatives – such as cutscenes and marketing videos

Requirements

  • At least 5+ years of experience in game audio, including one shipped title in a lead role
  • Expertise in hardware and software required to create pro-level sound effects
  • Knowledge of audio processes and pipelines required to develop AAA games
  • Experience using Unreal, Wwise and other industry-standard software platforms
  • Proven communication, organization and management skills

Pluses

  • Passion for role playing games and interactive storytelling
  • A Bachelor's degree or higher in an audio related field
  • Experience working on open world games with emergent audio features and systems

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