Lead Audio Programmer (Skeleton Key)

Wizards of the Coast
Austin, Texas, United States
17 days ago

At Wizards of the Coast, we connect people around the world through play and imagination. From our genre defining games like Magic: The Gathering® and Dungeons & Dragons® to our growing multiverse, we continue to innovate and build new ways to foster friendship and connection. That’s where you come in!

Skeleton Key is a new game development studio and division of Wizards of the Coast. We are a group of industry veterans who are guided by the belief that empowering our teams and providing the proper time, tools, and support we can foster a creative culture where everyone can do their best work.

Our new studio will be located in Austin, TX, and we are looking for a passionate and dedicated Lead Audio Programmer to join our team! We are open to on-site, hybrid, and full-time remote working options for potential candidates.

Reporting to the Technical Director, you will play a meaningful role on the project by helping push the boundaries of AAA Game Audio. As Lead Audio Programmer, you will partner with a world class Sound Team to build the framework for an exciting new IP, as well as design and craft systems that make the sound department's work sing. From custom systems, tools, spatial audio, to gameplay, your contributions will result in a world class audio experience for our games.

The ideal candidate has proven experience leading Audio Engineers, collaborating with Sound Designers, Technical Sound Designers, Voice and Music Designers, and various teams. You will have the experience in setting up projects from the ground up, as well as taking a project to ship.

What You'll Do:

What You'll Bring:

We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

The above is intended to describe the general content of and the requirements for satisfactory performance in this position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of the duties, responsibilities, or requirements of the position.

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. If you are selected to move forward in our application process and need to request an accommodation, please let your recruiter or coordinator know.

In compliance with local law, we are disclosing the compensation range for this role. The range listed is just one component of Wizards of the Coast’s total compensation package for employees. Employees may also be eligible for annual and long-term incentives. In addition, Wizards of the Coast provides a variety of benefits to employees. Here’s a look at what your benefits package may include: Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation Time & Holidays, Generous 401(k) match, Paid Parental Leave, Volunteer Program, Employee Giving & Matching Gifts Programs, Tuition Reimbursement, Product Discounts, and more.

Compensation Range

$146,240 — $231,720 USD

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