Sr Audio Designer

Zwift

Long Beach, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Web/Graphic Design/Internet
  • Post Date: 05/28/2021
  • Website: zwift.com
  • Company Address: 301 E. Ocean Blvd Suite 1950, Long Beach, CA, 90802

About Zwift

Zwift is the app that makes indoor training fun. Connecting cyclists and runners around the world, Zwift mixes the intensity of training with the immersive and engaging play of gaming. Ride or run virtual worlds with a community that motivates you at every mile. You'll get faster and stronger and have a blast doing it.

You can become the undisputed king of the mountain, leave your competitors in your wake to become the sprint jersey holder, or simply join your friends for a leisurely run on a Sunday morning.

Job Description

About the role and about You:

We are looking for a fearless & talented Senior Audio Designer to bring AAA sound experiences to Zwift, the world’s most immersive virtual cycling and running platform. The ideal candidate will have deep technical and creative experience designing & implementing audio for video games or other interactive entertainment. This role requires exceptional partnership skills and ability to execute with a high level of autonomy.

What you’ll do: 

  • Design & implement audio across all of Zwift’s game features, worlds and experiences
  • Lead audio outsourcing partnerships for creation of SFX, VO and music 
  • Advise and partner with the game’s Creative Directors
  • Create clear, actionable audio design docs & presentations in support of features & content
  • Partner with Engineers and Tech Leadership on audio implementation and build-out of associated tools & pipeline
  • Partner with Producers to ensure accurate scoping, scheduling and on-time deliveries, including outsourced audio
  • Serve as the Creative Team’s point of contact for audio outsourcing partners 

What we’re looking for: 

  • 7+ years experience in audio design, direction & implementation (preferably for video games), with multiple shipped products
  • Depth and breadth of technical and creative audio skills; ability to create, implement and direct 
  • Strong documentation, presentation & organization skills
  • A diplomatic & inclusive temperament with a cross-discipline approach to problem-solving
  • Comfortable with ambiguity, a lightning-fast pace, and a high degree of ownership
  • Finalists will be required to provide work samples 

Bonus Points: 

  • Experience shipping cross-platform games, especially: iOS, tvOS, Android, Mac, and PC.
  • A passion for fitness and health, especially related to cycling & running

How to stand out among the rest:

Your resume/CV is enough to show off your skills, accomplishments, and experience. However, if you choose to include a cover letter introducing us to your awesome personality, we will read that too.

Values:

Of course, we are nothing without our values. Our values ground us. They ensure we run and build a company where people love to work, feel like they are welcomed, included, and belong.  Only then can they thrive and do their best work.  The values we strive to live every day are:

  • Make It Fun
  • Elevate Teammates
  • Cultivate Our Community
  • Always Level Up
  • One Zwift for All

We strongly believe that different backgrounds and ideas are a competitive advantage; we hire candidates of any race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital or family status, disability, Veteran status, and any other status. Zwift is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by emailing [email protected]

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.