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Lead Audio Designer - AAA Console & PC Games - London – Permanent

OPM Response
Employer OPM Response
Category Audio
Salary DOE
Location UK - London

OPM’s client is an independently-owned game development studio on the outskirts of London, and they’re all about crafting engaging multiplayer experiences. They are working on several high-profile projects for PC and Console and they need you!

They’re launching a new project and so they’re looking for a Lead Audio Designer to create a thrilling world for their players!

As Lead Audio Designer, you will help develop the atmosphere, characters, emotional tone, and dialogue as directed by the Project Leads.  You will work closely with designers, programmers and artists to create and maintain fun, playable experiences, creating audio to bring the world to life.


Collaborate with Art and Design Directors to create technically sound, engaging and memorable environments
Define the audio quality bar on a project and help team members achieve it, drive the audio quality
Ensuring assets meet specifications provided by all relevant departments
Accurately follow common goals putting the team first, whilst self-motivated and demonstrating initiative
Motivate and inspire the audio team ensuring they keep the style and mood consistent with their defined style
Manage the art team including holding regular 121s, setting objectives, looking after the team’s welfare and providing mentoring
Maintain quality level, efficiency and consistency across the audio team


Audio Lead or Senior Audio Designer, with extensive experience in industry with at least 2 complete cycles of shipped AAA titles
Able to direct the aesthetic of a project and communicate this effectively within the team
Strong experience in producing dialogue pipelines, tools and playback systems
Able to coordinate and work with localization providers, script writers and narrative teams
Proficient in Wwise, UE4 and Reaper
Expert with a multitude of microphones and recorders
Confident in organising and directing large-scale field recordings
Experience in tracklaying, mixing and mastering for trailers and cinematics
Experience mixing in 5.1 and 7.1 surround for games and linear media
Have experience performing and recording Foley, and working with Foley providers

Beneficial Skills:

Experience with other game engines such as CryEngine or Unity
An understanding of basic programming concepts
Experience with video editing tools such as Vegas and Premiere

What’s on offer?

Private dental insurance for yourself and your family
Gym membership
Free eye tests and discounted glasses
Quarterly revenue share after 1 year of service
Childcare voucher scheme
Employee assistance program

The successful candidates will also receive a competitive salary dependant on their skills and experience.

To apply or for further information about the role please contact Emma on +44 (0) 1206214415 or mail a copy of your CV to officemanager@opmjobs.com