Senior Technical Sound Designer, Games Studio (Blue) Job at Netflix, Remote

  • Netflix
  • Remote

Job Description

Netflix Games Studio is looking for a talented and highly-motivated Technical Sound Designer to help bring a brand-new AAA multi-platform game to fruition. This is a unique opportunity to deliver a high-quality, emotionally resonant, signature audio experience for one of Netflix’s first generation of original games. 

We are an ambitious team that loves stories, is passionate about creating memorable and inclusive player experiences, and deeply values the positive team culture that we build together. We are seeking like-minded teammates with an inclination towards excellence, self-motivation, and teamwork.

As a part of Netflix, we strive to hire the best and value integrity, excellence, respect, inclusion, and collaboration. Now is an amazing time to join Netflix as we seek to entertain the world. We have over 200 million paid members in over 190 countries, and we won’t stop there. If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you!

Core Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with audio lead and game team to conceptualize, prototype, build, and maintain effective audio systems that support the experiential and narrative pillars of our game
  • Problem-solve and devise creative solutions to complex challenges that can arise within interactive audio
  • Edit and implement a wide range of high-quality sound assets
  • Collaborate with external outsourcers while maintaining excellent standards of communication
  • Perform audio playtests, performance profiling, bug-fixing and optimization
  • Contribute as a key stakeholder in designing and managing sound prioritization systems

Our ideal candidate possesses:

  • 5+ years experience as a Technical Sound Designer, preferably on high-quality multi-platform games
  • Expertise with Unreal Engine (including Blueprint), Wwise, and other industry-standard audio technologies
  • Strong abilities with game audio concepts, workflows, and technical sound design best practices 
  • Experience creating and optimizing UE Blueprints
  • Proficiency in visual programming and scripting languages
  • Solid understanding of spatial audio concepts in gaming and related technologies
  • Experience with HDR (high dynamic range) mixing techniques
  • A keen focus on product quality and supporting player clarity, feedback, and experience
  • Proven capability in sound design and content creation
  • An inclusive, communicative, and collaborative mindset; we are a distributed development team
  • Adaptive growth mindset and a passion for solving complex problems with other people
  • Advanced profiling experience in middleware to identify and troubleshoot audio issues

Bonus qualifications:

  • Experience designing, implementing, and maintaining interactive music systems
  • Experience assessing and implementing in-game acoustics solutions
  • Experience working with outsource or contractors
  • Experience creating scripts for Reaper using Python or Lua
  • Experience coding in C++ or C#
  • Knowledge of 3rd party tools and add-ons used in AAA games 
  • Engine-native approaches such as UE Metasounds
  • Strong portfolio/reel that demonstrates relevant experience in technical sound design in games

Our compensation structure consists solely of an annual salary; we do not have bonuses. You choose each year how much of your compensation you want in salary versus stock options. To determine your personal top of market compensation, we rely on market indicators and consider your specific job family, background, skills, and experience to determine your compensation in the market range. The range for this role is $90,000-$600,000

Netflix provides comprehensive benefits including Health Plans, Mental Health support, a 401(k) Retirement Plan with employer match, Stock Option Program, Disability Programs, Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts, Family-forming benefits, and Life and Serious Injury Benefits. We also offer paid leave of absence programs. Full-time hourly employees accrue 35 days annually for paid time off to be used for vacation, holidays, and sick paid time off. Full-time salaried employees are immediately entitled to flexible time off. See more detail about our Benefits here .

Netflix has a unique culture and environment. Learn more here .

We are an equal-opportunity employer and celebrate diversity, recognizing that diversity of thought and background builds stronger teams. We approach diversity and inclusion seriously and thoughtfully. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, national origin, caste, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic makeup, marital status, or military service.

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