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Sr. Technical Sound Designer [Black Budget]



PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS, a global battle royale phenomenon, is looking for a Senior Technical Sound Designer to join their ambitious team in Amsterdam. The ideal candidate should have previous experience in the game industry in a similar senior level position, demonstrable knowledge of game audio and implementation, and excellent communication and documentation skills. They should also be proficient with Audiokinetic's Wwise and game engines, and familiar with programming/(visual)scripting languages. The company offers a competitive salary, relocation package, pension scheme, and other benefits. The Amsterdam office is situated in the Amsterdam Arena area, a buzzing business hub in the southeastern part of the city, and reflects the city’s diverse look and feel.

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 a Senior Technical Sound Designer with an innovative, problem-solving mindset and high attention to detail. As a Senior Technical Sound Designer, you will be joining an ambitious team of other audio specialists where your skills will be essential in creating a state-of-the-art, AAA experience. 


Please apply with a cover letter and a showreel.


Basic Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the audio team and other departments to develop, prototype, and debug audio features.
  • Design, implement, and maintain audio features using Wwise and UE5.
  • Research, define, and document audio solutions.
  • Support others with knowledge and practical help.

What we’re ideally looking for: 

  • Previous experience in the game industry in a similar Senior level position. Demonstrable knowledge of game audio and implementation.
  • Demonstrable experience with sound design for games.
  • Excellent with Audiokinetic's Wwise.
  • Proficient with game engines (preferably UE4 and higher).
  • Familiar with programming/(visual)scripting languages.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent documentation skills.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.

The following is a plus:

  • A Bachelor's and/or Master's degree. Preferably audio-related design studies and/or computer science.
  • Experience working on AAA projects / shipped at least one PC title (TPS or FPS).
  • Affinity with competitive FPS games.

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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