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NetherRealm Studios

Chicago, Illinois - United States
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Junior Associate Sound Designer (Temp)

Description

NetherRealm Studios, a division of WB Games is seeking a Junior Sound Designer (9 month temp) to join the Audio team!

The Junior Sound Designer works closely with the Sound Designers to design, develop and implement audio elements. The Junior Sound Designer typically works on one product at a time, but may be required to support additional smaller projects from time to time.  There is NO music composition associated with this job.

Responsibilities:

  • Editing all types of audio
  • Creation of sound elements:
    • Record, edit and process character voices and dialog
    • Create compelling, original sound effects using multi-track software and audio processing plug-ins
    • Record sound sources in the field as needed
  • Authoring sounds using Wwise
  • Implementation of sound using UE3-based tools:
    • Ambience
    • Sound effects
    • Cinematics

Required Skills:

  • Experience in designing creative, nuanced sound effects
  • Experience with modern audio-post software such as Nuendo, Reaper, Sound Forge, Vegas, Pro Tools, VST, TDM, and RTAS
  • Experience cutting, processing and tracking dialog files
  • Some experience with audio authoring (Wwise, fmod) and game implementation techniques (emitters, animation notifies, scripting etc.)
  • Some experience working in a team environment, providing and receiving feedback
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills

Preferred Skills:

  • Nuendo
  • Reaper
  • Wwise
  • Direct experience designing and implementing video game audio
  • Degree in audio-related field
  • Field recording: gear, techniques
  • Game scripting