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Sound Designer

A Sound Designer at Coatsink is part of a small team responsible for assessing, planning,
designing and implementing sound effects using industry standard equipment and
software, which enhances the end product.

As a Sound Designer, you will work closely with other members of the team, supporting
the overall team dynamic and output, as well as colleagues in other development
departments to ensure that the audio works optimally to create and enhance the game’s
vision.

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Sound Designer

Responsibilities

  • Use industry standard tools and equipment to design and implement sound effects (i.e. DAW, FMOD, Unity).
  • Create original, or edit existing, compelling sound effects by means of recording, synthesis and sample library.
  • Work in many different styles to adhere to the needs of the project.
  • Implement sound effects into middleware and prepare assets for use by other departments.
  • Work with other development departments and individuals to plan and create a projects sound scape.
  • Work independently while being organised and keeping a record of documentation on features you have designed that will be used by the wider team.
  • Communicate and apply an in-depth knowledge of fundamental audio processes.
  • Produce assets on time and execute feedback quickly.
  • Plan and execute recording sessions when necessary.
  • Manage and maintain a well organised sample library.
  • Work on multiple projects while keeping assets organised and available.
  • Work to strict time frames for project deliveries.
  • Other reasonable activities commensurate with post holders knowledge, skills and role in the organisation.

Experience

  • A minimum of two years working in the games industry.
  • Worked as a lead or sole sound designer on a shipped game.
  • A working knowledge of any comprehensive DAW.
  • Experience recording sound effects in the field and studio.
  • Managing and maintaining a sound library
  • A working knowledge of an industry standard audio middleware engine (FMOD, Wwise etc.)

What we can provide

  • Competitive salary.
  • Freedom to choose where you work in the UK.
  • Monthly allowance for those who choose to wfh full time.
  • Flexible working hours.
    Twenty days holiday as standard + an additional day off for your birthday + extra holidays for duration of service.
  • Option to “buy” unlimited additional holidays.
  • Enrolment in the company pension scheme.
  • Access to our life insurance policy and WeCare healthcare app.
  • Annual pay reviews and bi-annual appraisals.
  • Access to relocation support (where applicable).
  • Investment in your physical health with weekly live and on-demand strength, cardio, yoga and meditation sessions.
  • Investment in your mental health with regular access to training courses, one-to-one wellness sessions and workshops.
  • Access to metro pass and cycle schemes.
  • Game jams, get-togethers and parties.
  • Work with cutting-edge technology.

Submission Instructions

  • A CV is required
  • A cover letter is required
  • A link to your design portfolio and/or project(s) demonstrating relevant skills is required.

We are an equal opportunities employer

Note to Recruiters and Placement Agencies: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes. We do not pay fees to any third party agency or recruiter without a mutually agreed-upon contract and we are not responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes received will be considered our property and will be processed accordingly.

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