Principal Sound Designer

Sega Europe
Horsham, United Kingdom
5 days ago


We are looking for a Principal Sound Designer to join our in-house audio team based at our game development studio, in Horsham, West Sussex.

This is an exciting senior-level position suited to someone with creative flair and proven quality-driven game audio experience. As a Senior or Principal Sound Designer you will drive forward the immersive soundscape of our award-winning Total War series, as part of a multi-disciplinary AAA audio team. You will produce sound effects and accompanying designs for a wide variety of interesting entities from human characters to monsters, catapults to energy shields, chariots to motorised vehicles, implementing and mixing the effects and other audio into our latest titles, while helping to define technical audio systems that will keep Total War audio at the forefront of game audio.

Passion and quality are the two hallmarks of our audio production, which has culminated in an impressive array of industry awards. We’ll support your creativity and drive for excellence with our state of the art audio facilities which include 14 on-site commercial grade sound suites and 2 live rooms for foley, dialogue and musician sessions, a discipline focused team with dedicated sound design, dialogue and music production personnel, as well as dedicated audio-QA and audio code teams.

Note: this is a game sound designer role, that does not involve any music production, or music related sound design.

Key Responsibilities

As a Principal Sound Designer, you will take ownership for creating sound effects using a variety of techniques, utilising your creativity to continuously improve player audio experiences. You will set high standards for the team, helping to train and mentor more junior staff.

On a day to day basis you will:
Knowledge, Skill and Experience

All Audio applicants are required to submit a show reel in support of their application, demonstrating creative sound design. Applications cannot be considered without an accompanying show reel.Creative Assembly is about the right people making the best games. We are united through our values; Quality, Focus, Teamwork, Respect and Trust. Winner of multiple Best Place to Work Awards, we house many talented people, from trainees to industry veterans who constantly challenge us and make sure we are striving for the best within our games and our studio life. We have studio sites in Horsham UK and Sofia Bulgaria, including a number of bespoke state-of-the-art audio suites and a dedicated motion capture site. Currently we are working fully remotely, and we continue to assess the COVID-19 situation with the safety of our staff our number one priority. We are still actively recruiting and onboarding new staff each week. Our expert IT and HR teams will set you up with everything you need to join remotely whether you will need to relocate to the UK (or within the UK) now, or at a later date. We offer many benefits to support you and your family including:
*some of the above in-studio benefits are on hold while we work remotely during COVID-19. Our studio sites have disabled access. We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.


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