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Senior Audio Designer - BioWare

Location
Edmonton, AB
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Full Time
2 days ago
Requisition Number: 165185

Position Title: Sr Audio Artist I

External Description:

Senior Audio Designer

At BioWare, our mission is to create worlds of adventure, conflict, and companionship that inspire you to become the hero of your story. Our teams drive innovation using cutting-edge tech and tools such as the Frostbite engine and collaborate with thousands of world-class developers across EA's network of studios. We are passionate about games and their potential as a creative medium to reach and inspire people through emotion, artistry, and engaging storytelling. If you share this passion, this is an amazing opportunity to help shape the next generation of gaming.

The BioWare audio team is seeking an experienced Audio Artist/Sound Designer who can make an immediate contribution to the core creative aspects of audio development within the team. The successful candidate must be able to provide premium audio content that advances the needs of the next Dragon Age project. This role will focus on cinematic storytelling through missions, scenes, and gameplay and will carry the opportunity for them to make a major impact on the title's overall experience. This individual should naturally have a proven history of exceptional audio design, a proficiency in game audio implementations, and have the ability to mentor junior staff in pursuit of the game and audio vision.

Key Responsibilities
  • Working with audio and creative leadership to execute on the audio vision for the title.
  • Developing content palettes and treatments to inform direction and feel.
  • Providing best-in-class sound design for complex cinematic elements.
  • Working with outsourcing partners in assistance to the creative audio supervisor.
  • Enforcing and defining audio best practices while driving mentorship and support of other team members.
  • Seeking feedback for their work and acting upon that with a focus on audio execution and quality.
  • Working closely with partners in other departments to collaborate with, while championing the audio vision and development practices.

Required Skills and Experience
  • Minimum 5 years of game audio experience in a senior-level role.
  • Outstanding sound design and listening skills.
  • Experience in sourcing, creating and implementing quality sound assets in a AAA title.
  • Developed ability to interpret feedback and following direction for asset creation.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral with the ability to be self-reliant and organized.
  • Experience with modern audio creation equipment, software, recording techniques, and asset management with a high level of proficiency in at least one DAW (Digital Audio Workspace).
  • Strong understanding of audio concepts and industry standards.
  • Solid experience using game audio development tools, technology and pipelines with a technical aptitude and understanding of logic-based implementation systems.


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Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

EEOText: About EA At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free video games and so much more! Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

Date Opened: 2021-03-31 23:22:45.437

EEO Employer Verbiage:

About EA

At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers.

We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more!

Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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