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Get a job: Zenimax Online Studios seeks a Sound Designer

Get a job: Zenimax Online Studios seeks a Sound Designer

February 8, 2016 | By Staff

February 8, 2016 | By Staff
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Here is just one of the many, many positions being advertised right now.

Sound DesignerZenimax Online Studios

Location: Rockville, Maryland

We are looking for a sound designer with a strong knowledge and understanding of game audio techniques and audio production fundamentals.


  • Work closely with the audio team to  design and create original audio content in accordance with the project's design vision
  • Produce quickly and respond efficiently to demands of multiple game teams for audio assets
  • Implement audio assets using multiple techniques and proprietary tools
  • Work with external sound/music providers
  • Playtesting and debugging of game audio systems
  • Work with programming team to provide input on future direction of audio tools
  • Assist in maintaining audio-related documentation


  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in creating audio for games; including shipping at least one AAA title as sound designer
  • Ability to create high quality audio samples and process externally created music, VO, and SFX for in-game use
  • Excellent working knowledge of modern studio equipment, recording techniques, microphones and industry standard audio tools (Steinberg Nuendo, WaveLab, Sound Forge, VST plug-ins, etc.)
  • Strong sound design & technical skills
  • Experience in field recording techniques and equipment
  • Familiarity with a variety of audio middleware applications (WWise, FMOD, etc.)
  • Experience managing external composer and/or audio assets providers
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of the video game development process
  • Able to manage large-scale audio asset production
  • Great communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Strong artistic and creative sense


  • Experience working with Steinberg Nuendo
  • Video editing and production experience
  • Experience in voiceover production, casting and directing actors, recording and editing
  • Proficiency in Excel
  • Demo reel or portfolio website is required with submission.

Interested? Apply now.

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