Sound Designer

Chicago, USA

Job Description

Wargaming is looking for a passionate Sound Designer  to join our Chicago studio. Our environment is a combination of casual creativity and functional productivity with an emphasis on games, solid design and engineering, and creative and inspiring art.

One of the most satisfying aspects of life at Wargaming is seeing your work flourish in the expanding world of Wargaming tittles and interacting with the millions of fans around the world who recognize your achievements.  

Reports To

Audio Director 

What you will do?

  • Author industry-best audio and technical sound systems for use in-game.

  • Collaborate directly with Audio Director to develop, plan, and execute cutting edge audio features.

  • Iterate and improve audio systems and mix to continually deliver legendary audio to our players.

  • Participate in field recordings, foley sessions, audio development summits, and other audio excursions.

  • Collaborate with rest of development team, acting as an exemplary representative of the WG global audio team at-large.

What we are looking for?

  • Development experience with console games in the capacity of audio designer (min 1 shipped title)

  • Experience with Wwise and/or FMOD designer

  • Expertise with DAW and Wave editing software (Nuendo/Cubase, Ableton Live, Reaper, Pro Tools, Soundforge, Wavelab, etc.)

  • Working knowledge of game development cycles, proficiency with both proprietary and standard game development tools.

  • Proficiency using a variety of source control schemes.

  • Passion for audio production and sound design in all types of media.

  • Working knowledge of software engineering and scripting languages.

  • Experience in large-scale Foley and Field Recording.

  • 5+ years experience in AAA game development / pro audio / post production.

  • Musical talent.

About Us

Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher headquartered in Nicosia, Cyprus. Delivering legendary games since 1998, Wargaming has grown to become one of the leaders in the free-to-play MMO gaming industry with 4500+ employees and more than 20 offices globally. Over 200 million players enjoy Wargaming’s titles across all major gaming platforms, including the massively popular World of Tanks and World of Warships. 

Working in our company means always having interesting challenges and gaining valuable experience while working with top-class experts. 

Take your place among our passionate and experienced team and bring out the best in yourself at Wargaming! 


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