AVAILABLE POSITIONS Audio Designer
Zynga, the global leader in social games, is looking for its next outstanding
Audio Designer to join the Star Wars: Hunters team.
We are looking for a talented and motivated individual who is accomplished in
sound design for mobile and console games, and has experience supporting live
service games. As an Audio Designer on Star Wars: Hunters , you will join
a dedicated and passionate team and have the opportunity to work with the
beloved IP as you create and contribute to the universe of Star Wars.
The ideal person for this role will be ready to embrace our culture and
elevate our business performance by striving for excellence in all aspects of
Design, create and implement compelling audio content in collaboration
with the audio team and core engineering team.
Help to integrate, optimize, and give behavior to the sounds, music, and
voice assets that breathe life into our games.
Provide a variety of audio support, including: precision editing, sound
design, voice design, and identifying new audio opportunities.
Understand audio production pipelines and processes and suggest possible
Collaborate with the Narrative team to help manage and track dialogue, and
design the rules and logic to guide VO implementation.
Work with Production and QA to help track approval status of assets and
licensor feedback, and to provide information for test plans.
Provide audio support for marketing assets as required.
Required Skills and Experience
Passion for video games and Star Wars.
Experience in game audio development with at least one shipped mobile or
Proficiency in use of a D.A.W. such as Reaper, Nuendo or ProTools to
record and edit audio files.
Understanding of audio implementation in Unreal engine via Wwise audio
Understanding of how to operate various audio plugins such as iZotope and
Understanding of basic implementation practices such as implementing
positional audio into animations, sequencers, weapons etc.
Keen attention to detail and a focus on delivering the highest quality in
every aspect of audio.
Strong communication skills and a proactive, positive demeanor.
Familiar with data management and experience with maintaining and updating
Preferred Skills and Experience
Technical aptitude preferred, and audio engineering experience is a plus.
Bachelor's degree with a creative focus preferred.
Experience designing sound for non-dynamic, linear sequences, and an
understanding of the concepts therein, such as blocking out, mixing and
Experience with and understanding of cinematic sound design processes and
concepts including dubbing, sync effects, Foley, voice editing preferred.
What we offer you:
Competitive salary and discretionary annual bonus scheme
Create next-gen games that will be played and loved by millions of players
around the world
Work in a family-oriented, collaborative team that invests in your
development and growth on-the-job
A diverse team of friendly, fun and supportive co-workers
Flexible working hours & crunch-free working culture
Communal music and laid-back atmosphere
Summer/Christmas parties and Happy Hour in the studio each Friday
26 days holiday + bank holidays, 2 paid personal days
6 months of fully paid maternity/adoption leave or 16 weeks of fully paid
paternity leave (eligibility criteria apply)
Pension plan with a double matching employer contribution (capped at 8%)
Private medical insurance, dental insurance and healthcare cash plan
Life insurance, accident insurance and long-term disability insurance
Company Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) (eligibility criteria
Fitness Reimbursement plan worth £600 per annum
Charitable Giving Platform to which the Company contributes a 2:1
Annual season ticket advance and cycle to work scheme
We are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to building a
diverse and talented workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race,
sex, religion, colour, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual
orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, medical condition,
disability, or any other class or characteristic protected by applicable law.
We welcome job-seekers, players, employees, and partners from all backgrounds
to join us!
We will consider all qualified job-seekers with criminal histories in a manner
consistent with applicable law.
We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified
individuals with physical or mental disabilities in order to participate in
the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions,
and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us
at [email protected] to request an accommodation associated with
your application for an open position.
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