Full-Time

Lead Sound Designer

Narrative

Posted on 4/3/2024

2K

2K

1,001-5,000 employees

Publishes diverse portfolio of video games


Senior

Montreal, QC, Canada

Required Skills
Communications
Requirements
  • 8+ years’ experience in AAA sound design
  • At least 1 AAA title shipped in an Audio Lead / Sound Design Lead role
  • Passion for game audio
  • Good fit with team culture
  • Strong & diplomatic communication skills and meeting facilitation skills
  • Reliable, dependable and able to humbly take on authority
  • Solid organizational and time management skills
  • Good understanding and experience of UE5, Blueprints, Wwise and technical audio systems
  • Good audio control logic design & scripting ability
  • Advanced knowledge of DAWs such as Pro Tools and Reaper, as well as sample editors and plug-ins
  • Strong understanding of theoretical and practical audio engineering principles & techniques
  • Strong organizational and communication skills, with a critical eye for detail
  • Highly detail-oriented, deadline-driven, and able to embrace change for a fast-growing organization
  • Ability to partner with a diverse group of personalities effectively and constructively
  • Ability to problem-solve and prioritize issues while developing a production pipeline
  • Mature outlook on work ethics and responsibilities
  • Champion of high standards, pushing for progress, embracing change, and challenging the status quo
  • Positive force multiplier with a great team-player attitude
  • Self-motivated, curious, and collaborative
  • Flexible and collaborative mindset and attitude
  • Uncompromising ethics and unwavering integrity
  • Willing to uphold the values of Cloud Chamber
Responsibilities
  • Lead sound designers in planning, organizing sound design-related content & capacity planning
  • Ensure creative and technical alignment with the audio director and other sound designers, execute and help define the details of the project audio direction
  • Work closely with the technical audio team to contribute the design of systems, tools and workflows to maximize quality and use of resources
  • Drive the creative and technical kick-off and review process and oversee the work of other audio team members contributing to areas of ownership
  • Give clear creative feedback to help people grow and align
  • Ensure best practices and sound design knowledge is shared among the sound design team
  • Be a central point of communication between the wider team and the sound design team and advocate for the sound design team to the wider team
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with key collaborators
  • Coordinate and lead meetings
  • Ensure that you and your team are an example to others of company values
  • Coordinate sound design outsourcing
  • Mentor/Coach team members in sound design
  • Proactively deal with problems and risks

2K Games is an excellent workplace for professionals passionate about creating diverse video game genres ranging from sports to role-playing. By congregating talents from top-tier studios such as Visual Concepts, Firaxis, and others, it fosters a collaborative environment conducive to creative freedom and technical skill enhancement. The company's broad scope in gaming technologies ensures continual learning and career growth, making it a prominent player in the video game publishing industry.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Novato, California

Founded

2005

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

1%

2 year growth

1%

Benefits

Health Care Benefits

Health Savings Account (HSA) Including Company Contribution

Employee Stock Purchase Plan

401k Retirement Plan

Life and Disability Benefits

Group Legal Plan

Wellbeing Program

Childcare Benefits

Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

Generous Compassionate Leave

Companywide End of Year Break

INACTIVE