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Sr. Audio Designer - Raven

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RAVEN SOFTWARE, developer of numerous award-winning games, including contributions to the blockbuster Call of Duty franchise is looking for a talented and passionate Senior Audio Designer to join our world-class Audio team as we continue to develop the best games in the industry. 
The perfect candidate will have a strong sense of design aesthetic and understanding of how implementation compliments design and be able to apply that successfully in service to gameplay. Candidates must also possess mastery over their DAW of choice (we prefer Reaper), have strong self-management skills and a willingness to freely share knowledge and techniques with other staff members in a highly cooperative environment. Successful interaction with disciplines outside of audio (animators, designers, programmers) is also a key component to any applicant’s success.

Your Mission: 
  • Interactive and linear sound effects design
  • Field recording
  • Dialogue processing
  • Music editing
  • Audio asset implementation with level editor, animation tools (Maya/3DS Max), etc.
  • Audio scripting
  • Mixing and mastering
  • Troubleshoots audio issues, optimizes to meet memory budget and performance requirements across multiple platforms
  • Collaborates with audio programmers to improve existing tech and develop new features
  • Collaborates with relevant parties to design and build dynamic playback systems that link to existing in-game systems
  • Leading and mentoring junior and mid-level sound designers

Player Profile:
  • Portfolio demonstrating strong sound design for realistic settings (see below)
  • Excellent understanding of game audio implementation techniques and concepts
  • Ability to edit music, voice and sounds for integration into dynamic playback systems
  • Experienced with a level creation/editing tool (ex. Radiant)
  • Comfortable scripting in a C-like programming language
  • Power user of chosen audio tools (Pro Tools, Nuendo, Reaper, Sound Forge, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of technical audio theory and audio engineering concepts
  • Minimum 2 shipped titles and 3-5 years in an audio role
  • Exceptional organization skills
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills

  • C/C++ programming experience
  • Maya/3DS Max experience
  • FPS/Multiplayer experience
  • Passionate about the FPS genre
  • Experience with Radiant and/or id tech

What We Want to See in Your Reel:
  • 3-5 minute video file with footage from games on which you’ve worked
  • A cue sheet or superimposed text explaining your contributions to the footage
  • A diverse selection of footage including various types of work
  • No music, this is not a music role

Located in Madison, Wisconsin, RAVEN SOFTWARE offers an upscale work environment with state-of-the-art workstations, competitive compensation, a fun, collaborative environment, affordable living and an exceptional quality of life.

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