Senior Audio Programmer

Gearbox Software
Frisco Texas
13 days ago

Senior Audio Programmer

The Gearbox Entertainment Company is an award-winning creator and distributor of entertainment for people around the world. Gearbox Entertainment develops and publishes products through its subsidiaries, Gearbox Software and Gearbox Publishing. Gearbox Entertainment has become widely known for successful game franchises including Brothers in Arms and Borderlands, as well as acquired properties Duke Nukem and Homeworld. Gearbox’s ambition is to entertain the world and its key driving objectives include the pursuit of happiness for our talent, partners and customers, the prioritization of entertainment and creativity and a measured respect for profitability. For more information, visit .

Gearbox Software is looking for a full-time, seasoned software engineer to fill a Senior Audio Programmer role on our development team. Qualified applicants will meet the following requirements:


  • Collaborate with artists, designers, and other team members to prototype and implement audio features (audio-related gameplay systems, audio asset pipelines, audio effect and mix, etc.) to establish Gearbox Entertainment as an industry leader in interactive audio
  • Fix bugs and optimize code
  • Implement appropriate testing and debugging support
  • Support product performance goals by architecting and implementing systems with performance in mind
  • Contribute to the overall technical direction of the project by participating in architectural design sessions and code reviews
  • Provide vision for the future technical direction of audio


  • 5+ years game industry experience
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work closely with designers and programmers
  • Independent and self-motivated
  • Very strong C / C++ design and coding experience in a multithreaded codebase
  • Experience with developing and profiling on console platforms
  • Shipped titles on multiple platforms
  • Excellent math skills

Bonus Points For:

  • Experience with Unreal Engine
  • Experience with Wwise
  • Experience with audio filter design, FFT, sound synthesis and effects
  • Knowledge of acoustics
  • Knowledge of music theory

Gearbox Entertainment believes that all team members should be able to enjoy a work environment free from all forms of discrimination and harassment. We are committed to reflecting the diversity of the world we strive to entertain. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we provide fair and equal treatment to all team members and applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy or maternity, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law.

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