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Sound Designer [Black Budget]



PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS, a global battle royale phenomenon, is looking for an experienced Sound Designer to join their team in Amsterdam. The ideal candidate should have excellent sound design skills, knowledge of game audio systems and implementation, and experience with Audiokinetic's Wwise. They should also be familiar with current sound design trends in AAA FPS games and have previous work experience in similar positions. The company offers a competitive salary, relocation package, pension scheme, and other benefits. The Amsterdam office is situated in a buzzing business hub and reflects the city's diverse look and feel. The company welcomes applications from all genders, sexual orientations, races, colors, religions, and ages.

Job description

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

We are PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS, the global battle royale phenomenon! Since the release of our flagship title in 2017 we have become one of the highest-selling video games of all time with over 70 million copies sold – that’s a lot of Chicken Dinners!   

We are headquartered in Seoul, South Korea and sit within the KRAFTON, Inc. corporation. From our Amsterdam office, we cover Europe, Middle East & Africa, and the CIS region, and have teams dedicated to Product Management, Esports, Content, Communications, Creative, Merchandise, HR and more. We are also creating a new game here, with a growing development team working on a brand-new IP.


We are looking for an experienced Sound Designer with a passion for game audio and high attention to detail. As a Senior Sound Designer, you will be joining a team of audio specialists where your skills will be essential in creating an immersive, state-of-the-art, AAA experience. 

Please apply with a cover letter and a showreel.


Basic Responsibilities: 

  • Design and implementation of high-quality sound effects.
  • Collaborate closely with others to develop and refine audio assets and systems.
  • Scheduling, coordinating, and tracking your work.
  • Support others with knowledge and practical help.

What we’re ideally looking for: 

  • Excellent sound design skills.
  • Ability to follow a creative direction.
  • Familiar with current sound design trends in AAA FPS games.
  • Demonstrable experience with sound design for games.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of game audio systems and implementation.
  • Proficient with Audiokinetic's Wwise. 
  • Experience with Cubase or Nuendo.
  • Familiar with Unreal Engine.
  • Excellent communication skills. 
  • Fluent in written and spoken English. 
  • Previous work experience in similar positions.

The following is a plus :

  • A Bachelor's and/or Master's degree in Sound Design or similar studies.
  • Experience working on AAA projects / shipped at least one PC title (TPS or FPS).
  • Experience with sound design for competitive FPS shooters.

What we offer:

  • A competitive salary
  • An allowance to cover the Dutch mandatory health insurance
  • 25 paid + 4 extra paid working days off a year
  • Relocation package
  • Pension scheme
  • A commuter allowance
  • A range of snacks & drinks
  • Free gym facility in our office building
  • Full assistance with visas and the 30% ruling applications when the candidate is eligible

More about our Amsterdam office…

Our office is situated in the Amsterdam Arena area, a buzzing business hub in the southeastern part of the city. Accommodating some of the world’s largest and most exciting companies, the area also transforms at night into a popular social destination. Not far from our office, you’ll find iconic venues such as the Ziggo Dome, Heineken Music Hall and Johan Cruijff Arena – home of Ajax Football Club.

Our Amsterdam team reflects the city’s diverse look and feel. Being mainly expats, we currently represent more than 20 different nationalities – and we are still growing and adding to our team.

We welcome all applications!

We are proud to have such a multicultural environment and we strive to create a safe, inclusive, and harmonious atmosphere for everyone to thrive. We invite applications from all genders, sexual orientations, races, colors, religions, and ages.

If this sounds like a good fit for your skills and experience then apply right away!


Location: Amsterdam

Country: Netherlands

Date found: 2023-04-11

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