Sound Designer

  • Bucharest, Romania
  • Full-time

Company Description

About us

Ubisoft Bucharest has been an important pillar for the local gaming industry since 1992, being the first Ubisoft production studio outside France. It has a strong history of contributing to iconic AAA franchises such as Assassin’s Creed, Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon, Watch Dogs and Just Dance, and has helped develop a total of over 60 games. Today, the studio is the 2nd largest Ubisoft studio worldwide and continues to tackle the biggest challenges in gaming and technology, contributing to the creation of new and amazing games

 

Job Description

Participates in creating audio content (sound design, music, voiceover) under supervision and supports their integration.

Your main mission: 

  • Has a basic understanding of all the aspects of the game (game design, animation, environment, 3D objects, level design, AI, script, etc.) to understand the sound design needs of the project
  • Work closely with game designers, level designers and programmers to ensure that the audio design supports the design intention
  • Use your knowledge of audio tools and game editors in order to integrate audio content, fix bugs and create new functionalities
  • Ensure that the audio content you produce functions as intended, once implemented in the game
  • Apply audio concepts (sound manipulation tools, music theory etc) as part of your working audio designs
  • Respect the imposed deadline for finalizing the received tasks

Qualifications

What you'll bring as experience:

  • Production Pipelines and Technology
    • Understands the basic processes and typical game production life cycles
    • Understands and is able to work with deadlines
    • Good skills in Game Engine Editors (Unity, Unreal etc)
    • Experience in Perforce is a plus
  • Audio documentation:
    • Knows the importance of documentation and planning for game productions and create additional documentation if needed
  • Music and Audio Design
    • Advanced knowledge in various DAWs (Reaper - is preferred, Nuendo, Cubase, Pro Tools, Ableton etc) and Audio Editing Tools (Sound Forge, Wavelab etc)
    • Advanced knowledge of Audiokinetic Wwise
    • Basic knowledge of music theory and concepts (rhythm, harmony, etc)
    • Basic knowledge of voice design – voice recording, batch processing
    • Advanced knowledge of mixing and mastering linear media
    • Basic knowledge of mixing and mastering interactive media
    • Knowledge of recording tools – field recording, studio
    • Is able to create and implement audio content – SFX, Foley, UI/Menu, Music etc
    • A demo reel representing your best work is a plus – non-musical content is preferred
  • Game Audio Production Tools
    • Is comfortable working with audio pipeline packages
    • Understands the basic functions of an audio engine
    • Understands the process and typical game production cycles

What you'll bring as a colleague:

  • Self-driven, team player and willingness to learn
  • Being used to work on tasks autonomously and to deliver results in time
  • Very good communication and team skills
  • Must be motivated and passionate about sound design and video games
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written

Additional Information

Why choose Ubisoft Romania?

Ubisoft Romania is defined by three main pillars:

  • Production: creates amazing games that have a strong impact on tens of millions of players around the world;
  • IT: delivers reliable services and engineers products for Ubisoft’s community of players, game development teams and employees;
  • Quality Control: guarantees a smooth and non-interrupted experience by maximizing the quality of the games.

You will have the chance to work with the latest technologies and collaborate with our talented teams from around the world.

We aspire to offer our employees an environment and culture where everyone can thrive. We offer a variety of perks that support physical, emotional and intellectual well-being such as health and benefit packages, opportunities for career development and learning, free access to bikes and a library at your disposal.

Find out more about Ubisoft Romania: https://www.ubisoft.com/en-US/studio/bucharest.aspx

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LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/ubisoft-bucharest

About Ubisoft

Ubisoft’s 19.000 team members, working across more than 40 locations around the world, are bound by a common mission to enrich players’ lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. Their dedication and talent has brought to life many acclaimed franchises such as Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, Watch Dogs, Just Dance, Rainbow Six, and many more to come. Ubisoft is an equal opportunity employer that believes diverse backgrounds and perspectives are key to creating worlds where both players and teams can thrive and express themselves. If you are excited about solving game-changing challenges, cutting edge technologies and pushing the boundaries of entertainment, we invite you to join our journey and help us Create the unknown.

If this sounds like you, please apply via our career portal. The application should include your resume, highlighting your experience, education and skills. 

 

 

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