Senior Sound Designer (Unannounced project)

Wargaming
Boom Product Group (10004019) Full Time

Fri Feb 09 2024

Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Wargaming

Wargaming

Wargaming is a company with a rich history and a bright future. Founded in 1998, we have grown from a small team of passionate gamers into a global leader in the gaming industry.


Job Overview

Wargaming Berlin is on the hunt for an experienced and innovative Senior Sound Designer to lead the development of the audio landscape for a thrilling, new IP. This role demands a creative and proactive individual capable of collaborating closely with the Creative and Product Leadership teams. The successful candidate will be instrumental in defining and crafting the audio identity of the project, involving the creation and delivery of SFX, voice-over, and Background Music.

Reports to

Creative Lead

What will you do?

  • Collaboratively develop the audio direction of the product alongside Creative Leadership.
  • Establish and manage audio subsystems, ensuring the integration of bespoke sound effects using Wwise and UE5
  • Oversee and implement audio events utilizing UE5 and Wwise
  • Direct and coordinate efforts with outsourcing partners, including crafting creative briefs, or alternatively, develop and manage an internal sound design team.
  • Forge strong partnerships with Tech Leads to ensure seamless audio integration and system functionality.
  • Maintain and enhance audio-related documentation and contribute to the expansion of the in-house sound library.

What are we looking for?

  • At least 6 years of professional experience in a comparable role in the gaming industry.
  • Profound expertise in your preferred Digital Audio Workstation, including plugins and sound libraries.
  • Experience with game audio mixing pipelines
  • Proven experience working with Unreal Engine 5 and Wwise.
  • A keen sense of style and a deep comprehension of the role of audio in enhancing gameplay experience.
  • Strong technical acumen in sound design, with proficiency in coding and blueprinting.

What additional skills will help you stand out?

  • Skills in Music Composition (Note: This role does not encompass Music Composition as a primary task).
  • A foundational understanding of programming/scripting.
  • Experience in recording or directing voiceovers will be considered a significant advantage. 

Benefits

Benefits and perks are tailored to the local market and culture. Our benefits in Berlin include:

  • Unlimited leave upon Manager's approval
  • Career development and education opportunities within the company
  • Home internet reimbursement
  • Gym membership through Urban Sports Club - Package M
  • Language classes
  • Company pension scheme with a company contribution up to 150 EUR per month
  • Personal Gaming Account 
  • Coffee, fruits, and snacks in the office
  • Company events
  • Seniority Awards  
  • Referral program - You can recommend the best talents to the company and receive a reward  

About Wargaming 

Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher headquartered in Nicosia, Cyprus. Operating since 1998, Wargaming has become one of the leaders in the gaming industry with 16 offices worldwide, including studios in Chicago, Prague, Shanghai, Tokyo, and Vilnius. Our diverse and multicultural team works together to deliver a top-class experience to millions of players who enjoy Wargaming's titles across all major gaming platforms. Our flagship products include free-to-play hits World of Tanks, World of Warships and World of Tanks Blitz.

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