Avalanche Studios are hiring! We are seeking an experienced and skilled Sound Programmer to help create our next big action title!
Avalanche Studios is one of the leading independent, privately held studios in the world and original creators and developers of the award winning Just Cause franchise. The studio is currently in development of three AAA projects based on very well-known licenses together with three of the world’s largest and most stable publishers. We are a technology focused company that are passionate about creating great games and also focused on the well being of our employees. Things like work/life balance, Friday beer, massage during work hours and sport activities are just some of the things that make it so enjoyable being an Avalanche employee.
Avalanche Studios is located in bright and modern premises in central Stockholm, in the near surroundings you find a lot of restaurants, pubs, gyms and cinemas. It’s really easy and cheap getting here, a direct flight from London takes 2,5 hours and getting from the airport to the studio takes around 40 minutes. Since we have many non Swedish speaking employees all meetings and documentation are in English and all Swedes are very proficient in English so you will never have a problem with the language. The company offers 25 paid vacation days/year, paid overtime and a bonus system covering all employees. The turnover at the company is very low and the average time our programmers spent in the industry is 7 years, this gives a very stable company with many experienced colleagues.
Moving to Sweden is really easy and if you are an EU citizen the paperwork needed is minimal. When you come here we will help you find an apartment and sort out all questions you may have. We have many employees that moved here with their families since Sweden is the perfect place to raise children. Free schools all the way through university, 480 parental days per child, fulltime daycare for 100€/month, no need for health insurances since the healthcare is very dependable and only costs 15€/visit among many other benefits.
We require an experienced Sound Programmer with at least 2 years of development experience for current generation consoles. This is a position within one of several high profile unannounced AAA titles, for current and next gen platforms , with some of the world’s most distinguished publishers.
The ideal candidate should be a highly motivated individual who is good at communicating and working within cross-discipline teams. The candidate should also have the ability to plan and carry out programming tasks to required levels of quality and on time.
Experience we consider valuable includes: distributed programming for consoles in C++, low-level programming, profiling / optimization, streaming / resource management, sound system
development, DSP programming, audio codec experience, tools, build systems, compiler pipelines, scripting (python or similar).
To apply for this position please register below with a detailed CV and cover letter. Apply as soon as possible since the recruitment process will start immediately. All further information is provided under non-disclosure agreement only. All applicants are required to relocate to work full-time in Stockholm, Sweden.