Sound Lab a Keywords Studio is looking to hire a Senior Sound Designer. They will work as part of the creative team responsible for crafting interactive audio experiences. Working closely with both internal and external audio team members, this person will be the quality owner for a designated area of the game. The ideal candidate brings experience working with middleware and implementation on at least 1 shipped title. This role involves combining a deep understanding of sound design, middleware integration, audio signal flow, creative problem solving and execution in a team-centric environment.

Work Location: Work From Home, Remote or on Location in Los Angeles, CA

The day-to-day responsibilities involve:

Audio quality owner for an area of the game

Able to both give and take direction and incorporate feedback

Sound design creation and integration of game ready assets using middleware and custom audio tools

Design and optimization of in-game interactive audio systems

Tuning of in game parameters, DSP and delivering assets to creative and technical specifications

Balance quality with efficiency while managing timely deliveries for themselves and others on the team in a fast-paced production environment


3+ years of experience in interactive audio creation

Minimum 1 AAA or 2 indie titles shipped

Expert level experience with integration and mixing techniques using middleware and/or game engines

Experience processing sounds into game ready content using a DAW, preferably Pro Tools

Expert level understanding of audio signal flow, DSP and terminology

Self-motivated team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Cultivated aesthetic sense and keen ear for detail

Ability to quickly learn new/proprietary software

Preferred Skills and Experience

Previous experience in a senior lead audio role

Creative and technical skill in interactive game audio production


At Sound Lab we provide all our contingent workforce with:

Paid Time Off (including sick days and holidays)

401k (3%matching)

Medical, Dental and Vision benefits

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