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[JOB&CAREER] 2 JOBS AT NAUGHTY DOG

Ubisoft

Naughty Dog has two sound design positions open. If you are interested take a look at the different job advertisements:

Senior Sound Designer

"You are a gamer and a sound professional who has a unique passion for making worlds come alive. You are a self-starter who accepts challenges by applying creative problem solving techniques. You are a story teller who believes that immersion is enhanced by a detailed, contextual soundtrack. You perform best when you are a part of a team that works and plays together in concert. You are driven to improve and better understand your craft, rarely finding solace in ‘good enough.’" - Naughty Dog

    Responsibilities:
  • Imagine, create and deliver innovative sound design that enhances the narrative of our games
  • Work closely with the Audio Lead to help shape our game’s audio vocabulary, style and standards
  • Plan, script, and implement your audio designs to deliver immersive, complex aesthetic behaviors
  • Work successfully within the established ND sound department model of teamwork throughout the development process and pipeline


    Requirements and Skills:
  • 5+ years game audio experience with at least one shipped AAA credit – additional experience in linear post-production is a major plus!
  • Expert command of sound design and mixing with a variety of techniques, processes and tools – able to competently produce any kind of audio required for a given task
  • Familiarity with Wwise, Fmod, Scream, or similar authoring environment - a grasp of programming fundamentals as they apply to scripting dynamic audio is a bonus
  • ADR and Foley experience – able to plan and supervise recording sessions if required
  • Fielding Recording experience – a passion for unique, inspired recordings with a knowledge of recording gear, microphones and techniques
  • Strong problem solving skills – able to accurately assess issues and formulate creative solutions, whether design or technical
  • Excellent communication skills – able to give and request assistance with problems and issues across the development team
  • Great team attitude – open to collaboration, sharing and mentoring - you are receptive to changes and direction in this dynamic atmosphere


As a part of the Naughty Dog application process, candidates will be expected to provide a portfolio or demo reel of their work and may be asked to complete a test.

If you are interested, please click HERE to apply online.


Sound Designer (Temporary Assignment)

"This position is for a temporary engagement through our staffing partner Yoh Services. Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States for this position. Please note, this is an onsite position." - Naughty Dog

    Responsibilities:
  • Create wickedly good, context appropriate sound design
  • Work closely with the Audio Lead to help shape the game’s audio style and standards
  • Plan/script/implement your audio designs for the desired results
  • Work successfully within the established ND sound department model
  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed


    Requirements and Skills:
  • 3-5 years game audio experience – additional experience in film or television post-production is a major plus
  • Expert command of sound design/editing techniques, processes and tools – able to competently produce any kind of audio required for a giving task
  • Facility with common professional audio platforms (Pro Tools in particular)
  • Familiarity with Wwise, Fmod, Scream…, or similar authoring environment
  • A grasp of programming fundamentals as they apply to scripting dynamic audio
  • ADR and Foley experience – able to help plan and edit recording sessions if required
  • Fielding Recording experience – functional knowledge of recording gear, microphones and techniques
  • Strong problem solving skills – able to accurately assess issues and formulate creative solutions, whether design or technical
  • Excellent communication skills – able to give and request assistance with problems and issues
  • Great team attitude – open to collaboration and sharing, receptive to changes and direction


As a part of the Naughty Dog application process, candidates will be expected to provide a portfolio or demo reel of their work and may be asked to complete a test.

If you are interested, please click HERE to apply online.

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