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Senior Audio Programmer

31st Union


2K Games is a global video game company that publishes titles developed by influential game development studios. They are looking for a Senior Audio Programmer to lead the technical design of audio technologies for current and future projects, evaluate and optimize the interaction between audio system and other build and runtime systems, and optimize audio game subsystem by taking full advantage of target hardware and architecture. The ideal candidate should have 7+ years of programming experience on commercial software projects, experience developing for AAA games, expertise in C/C++, and strong 3D math skills and audio/DSP concepts. The position is for 2K’s newest AAA development studio, 31st Union, which is launching its Spanish expansion.

Job description


***Resumes must be submitted in English***

Who We Are

Founded in 2005, 2K Games is a global video game company, publishing titles developed by some of the most influential game development studios in the world. Our studios responsible for developing 2K’s portfolio of world-class games across multiple platforms, include Visual Concepts, Firaxis, Hangar 13, CatDaddy, Cloud Chamber, and HB Studios. Our portfolio of titles is expanding due to our global strategic plan, building and acquiring exciting studios whose content continues to inspire all of us! 2K publishes titles in today’s most popular gaming genres, including sports, shooters, action, role-playing, strategy, casual, and family entertainment.

Our team of engineers, marketers, artists, writers, data scientists, producers, thinkers and doers, are the professional publishing stewards of our growing library of critically-acclaimed franchises such as NBA 2K, Battleborn, BioShock, Borderlands, The Darkness, Mafia, Sid Meier’s Civilization, WWE 2K, and XCOM.

At 2K, we pride ourselves on creating an inclusive work environment, which means encouraging our teams to Come as You Are and do your best work! We are dedicated to diversity and inclusion, and want our community of candidates to reflect this commitment. We encourage all qualified applicants to explore our global positions. 2K is headquartered in Novato, California and is a wholly owned label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO). 


What We Need

2K’s newest AAA development studio, 31st Union, is excited to launch its Spanish expansion! 

We are a diverse group of developers driven by a passion for our art, united by our core values and inspired by a culture of inclusivity to build amazing games that thrill players everywhere. We pursue growth and innovation in an environment of safety and trust. Our culture is built on the belief that the more varied voices in our collective will strengthen our team and our games. We are looking for our next teammate who will raise our bar and make us better.

We’re seeking a Senior Audio Programmer who enjoys a collaborative and creative work environment and is looking to lead the effort to push the boundaries of cutting edge Audio.  Research, design, implement, and debug audio tools and techniques to deliver an industry-leading audio experience.



  • Lead the technical design of audio technologies for current and future projects
  • Evaluate and optimize the interaction between audio system and other build and runtime systems
  • Evaluate and optimize the export and build pipeline for audio content
  • Evaluate and implement techniques to reduce work needed to author the audio environment
  • Design and implement code that facilitates the interaction between our game engine and Audiokinetic’s Wwise audio middleware
  • Consult with audio designers to identify bottlenecks and ways to improve their pipeline
  • Optimize audio game subsystem by taking full advantage of target hardware and architecture
  • Maintain documentation on audio system that’s understandable by engineers and designers
  • Research coding techniques and algorithms in order to keep current on technological developments and advancements in the game industry
  • Participate on development of low level systems like streaming, generic serialization, entity system and more


Required Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of programming experience on commercial software projects
  • Experience developing for AAA games
  • Shipped one or more AAA game titles
  • Experience with multi-threaded programming
  • Experience developing for multi-platform software projects, including game consoles
  • Expertise in C/C++
  • Experience with Audiokinetic’s Wwise tools and libraries
  • Strong 3D math skills and audio/DSP concepts
  • Ability to research, analyze and optimize code to meet performance requirements
  • Ability to learn and master new technologies and code
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently under reasonable deadlines
  • Able to work and communicate in English
  • Must be EU Citizen


SECURITY NOTICE -  We have recently been made aware of increasing occurrences of bad actors posing as company HR personnel to gain information from "potential candidates", in the form of job interviews and offers. These scams can be quite sophisticated and appear legitimate.

Please know that 31st Union and 2K never uses instant messaging apps to contact prospective employees or to conduct interviews.

If you believe you have been a victim of such a scam, you may fill out a complaint form at and detailing as much as possible. We are taking these matters very seriously and apologize for any inconvenience.



Location: València, Valencia, Spain

Country: ,Spain,Spain

Date found: 2023-03-13

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