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Audio Designer, Console Games, Midlands

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OPM Response
Employer OPM Response
Category Digital/Web/Digital Media
Salary DOE
Type
Location UK - Midlands

 

Audio Designer

 

Midlands

Console Projects

Permanent

 

OPM are delighted to be working with a studio that is known for its cutting-edge, highly stylised titles and has won many award for its innovative approach to popular gaming. They always aim to employ ambitious people and continue to encourage fun adventurous lifestyles, enabling the creation of fresh, innovative intellectual property for an ever-expanding global audience.

We are looking for an Audio Designer with both the talent, and experience. You will collaborate closely with your fellow project members using your knowledge of audio design to realise a creative vision and audio soundscape for the game that is a standout in its field.

 

You will take full responsibility for the creation of MIDI note maps for music-based video games, and the monitoring of these through development, ensuring the released note maps are of the highest standard in line with required timescales. Guarantee that the MIDI data is fully utilised in driving other aspects of the game. You will be working with the assistance of the Design Manager and Senior Midi Designer.

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Be responsible for the creation of MIDI note data based on pre-recorded audio, delivering on time and to a high standard
  • Ensure that gameplay reduction of the MIDI note data is carried out in accordance with gameplay difficulty rule sets whilst guaranteeing the feel of the original song is kept
  • Fully utilise MIDI data to drive other aspects of the game and be at the forefront of suggesting new ways of working with the data
  • Maintain working organisation of game assets
  • Proactively suggest how gameplay possibilities can be incorporated into the mark-up process

 

Requirements

Key Attributes

  • Candidates will possess a strong musical background
  • Experience with MIDI sequencing (preferably Sonar), including tempo mapping
  • Solid understanding of the difficulty gradations for music games

Major Pluses

  • Hold a degree in music

 

To apply, please send a copy of your most recent CV to officemanager@opmjobs.com

Natalie Whiting |
OPM Response Ltd 
Direct Line: + 44 (0) 1206 214415 |
Email: Natalie@opmjobs.com |
Skype: natalie.whiting.opm 
Linkedin: http://uk.linkedin.com/pub/natalie-whiting/1b/a46/a14
Twitter: Natalie.Whiting.OPM

 

The salary bracket is approximate and is no guarantee of the income on offer.  Salary and benefits will be discussed with candidates at interview with the company and are individually negotiated by OPM.