Senior Sound Designer

  • Keywords Studios
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Jul 08, 2021
Full time Design

Job Description

Sound Lab a Keywords Studio is looking to hire a Senior Sound Designer.  They will work as part of the creative team responsible for crafting interactive audio experiences.  Working closely with both internal and external audio team members, this person will be the quality owner for a designated area of the game. The ideal candidate brings experience working with middleware and implementation on at least 1 shipped title. This role involves combining a deep understanding of sound design, middleware integration, audio signal flow, creative problem solving and execution in a team-centric environment.


The day-to-day responsibilities involve:

  • Audio quality owner for an area of the game
  • Able to both give and take direction and incorporate feedback
  • Sound design creation and integration of game ready assets using middleware and custom audio tools
  • Design and optimization of in-game interactive audio systems
  • Tuning of in game parameters, DSP and delivering assets to creative and technical specifications
  • Balance quality with efficiency while managing timely deliveries for themselves and others on the team in a fast-paced production environment



  • 3+ years of experience in interactive audio creation
  • Minimum 1 AAA or 2 indie titles shipped
  • Expert level experience with integration and mixing techniques using middleware and/or game engines
  • Experience processing sounds into game ready content using a DAW, preferably Pro Tools
  • Expert level understanding of audio signal flow, DSP and terminology
  • Self-motivated team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Cultivated aesthetic sense and keen ear for detail
  • Ability to quickly learn new/proprietary software


Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience in a senior lead audio role
  • Creative and technical skill in interactive game audio production



At Sound Lab we provide all our contingent workforce with:

  • Paid Time Off (including sick days and holidays)
  • 401k (3%matching)
  • Medical, Dental and Vision benefits