Sr Audio Designer (External Development - Contract)

Sony Playstation
United States, Los Angeles, CA
20 days ago

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Join the award-winning team that created God of War

Santa Monica Studio is seeking a Sr Audio Designer to work with our external audio development teams to help us build a new unannounced title!

As a Sr Audio Designer working with external audio teams, you will help document, guide, and review the execution of outsourced audio assets from an artistic and technical standpoint. You will be the liaison between SMS and our external partners. Additionally, you’ll help bridge communication and provide visibility with our internal audio team through meetings, knowledge share, and team reviews.

The ideal candidate has proven design sense, attention to detail and a general level of technical expertise, along with a strong understanding of audio design principles and techniques. You take direction well while also offering feedback in a structured and considerate manner, are eager to learn, and passionately motivated to push the boundaries of game audio, with interest and experience driving externally developed audio assets.

Please note this role involves collaborating with external partners in various time zones and may require working outside of typical business hours.



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The estimated base pay range for this role is listed below, this is an hourly rate.

$58.95 — $88.37 USD

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