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Destiny Sound Designer (Mid to Senior)

Bungie

Do you identify as a Game Designer who specializes in Audio? As a Sound Designer, you complete the equation that breathes life into the game world and helps players to succeed in it. Bungie needs a seasoned audio artist to add sound to our fury. This is a unique opportunity to join an audio team that has revolutionized the way sound effects, music, and dialogue are merged into the visceral experience of playing a game.

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Create original sound effects ranging from weapons to ambiences to foley
  • Effectively manage and implement your own audio assets
  • Manipulate audio to create dynamic content within Wwise
  • Collaborate with the audio team to ensure SFX consistency unified with Destiny audio and game design
  • Work directly with artists, designers and engineers to construct engaging audio experiences and the systems that drive them
  • Participate in determining technical or artistic approaches in developing new or enhanced technical tools

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Demonstrated experience creating sound for games and/or multimedia
  • Excellent understanding of game audio aesthetics and implementation methods
  • Proficiency with modern computer-based audio production tools such as Pro Tools, Reaper, and Sound Forge
  • Deep understanding of audio content deliverables necessary for creating dynamic game assets
  • A thorough understanding of traditional studio engineering, audio postproduction, and location recording techniques
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

NICE-TO-HAVE-SKILLS

  • Experience implementing game audio via Audiokinetic Wwise strongly preferred

APPLICATION MATERIALS

  • Updated Resume (PDF Preferred)
  • Updated Portfolio / Demo Reel
    • Provide password if applicable
    • Tailor your portfolio to the specific job that your applying for
    • Portfolio/Reel breakdown: provide additional notes, references, explanations, etc.
So you don't meet every requirement listed in this job description? Do you think your experience level is not where it needs to be? Studies show that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they believe they meet every single qualification. Bungie is focused on building a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace. If you're interested in this position but your past experience doesn't line up perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we want you to apply anyway. The right role for you may be right around the corner!
 
Most Bungie full-time employees will adopt a digital first approach allowing remote work in Bungie approved locations (outside of positions identified as 100% onsite in Bellevue/Seattle, or individuals preferring a hybrid/flex environment). Prospective full-time employees located outside of CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IL, MA, MD, MN, NC, NJ, NY, OR, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, or WI will need to establish residency in one of the states we are compliant in within 45 days of a start date. Contractors will follow a digital first approach adhering to the location guidelines agreed upon by our third-party employer/vendor and Bungie. Bungie’s remote policy is subject to change at the company’s discretion. 
Location: Hybrid / Bungie-Approved Remote Locations
Date found: 2022-11-03

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