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Unannounced Project Senior Audio Lead

Bungie

Do you identify as a Game Designer who specializes in Audio? Bungie needs a Senior Audio Lead to drive the Audio experience in a new franchise. This is a unique opportunity to be a leader on an audio team that has revolutionized the way sound effects, music, and dialogue are merged into the visceral experience of playing a game.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Enable the creation and acquisition of all required SFX, Music, and Dialogue assets required for initial product release
  • Ensure broad alignment around a shared creative audio vision for a new franchise, encompassing stylistic consistency of all SFX, Music, and Dialogue
  • Develop, build upon, and advocate for the shared audio vision, both artistic and technical, based on the creative pillars of the project
  • Manage a project audio team consisting of Leads and ICs in SFX, Music, and Dialogue
  • Promote positive work habits within the team to support life work harmony and best-in-class development practices
  • Work with studio Audio Team Managers and Leads to appropriately staff the project audio team
  • Set projections and then manage project audio outsourcing and external development contracts and budgets
  • Represent the project audio team to the broader Bungie Audio Team and Studio, sharing a cohesive narrative around their work and goals and driving practices that enable attention to sound during presentations and playtests

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Experience managing a small to mid-sized team
  • Thorough knowledge of Audiokinetic Wwise, and working understanding of other industry-standard audio engines
  • Aptitude in audio-facing budget and staff planning
  • Games industry experience in an audio capacity, leading, managing, or directing audio across multiple disciplines on one or more high-profile projects
  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external partners
  • Experience leading a team in developing relationships with creative teams to aid in the iterative creative process
  • Being a positive mentor for other individuals on the Bungie Audio Team
  • Ability to effectively lead a team through ambiguity

NICE-TO-HAVE SKILLS

  • Demonstrated mastery of industry-standard audio production tools
  • Experience working on a live game ("game as a service")
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: 2022-11-18

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