Entertainment Careers Cary, NC, USA
Oct 31, 2019Full time
What makes us Epic? At the core of Epic’s success are talented, passionate people. Epic prides itself on creating a collaborative, welcoming, and creative environment. Whether it’s building award-winning games or crafting engine technology that enables others to make visually stunning interactive experiences, we’re always innovating. Being Epic means being a part of a team that continually strives to do right by our community and users. We’re constantly innovating to raise the bar of engine and game development. What we do We raise the quality level of audio in all Epic game titles and technologies as well as engage with a world-class team to create amazing gaming experiences. Like what you hear? Come be a part of something Epic. What you’ll do We’re looking for an Audio Designer to work as part of the Fortnite audio team to push the development of audio features and integration for future Unreal audio engine development. In this role, you will Create and implement audio assets for various key Fortnite assets at a high quality. Coordinate with game and design teams to solve problems and create amazing audio. Work with UE4 blueprints and data assets to hook up and test audio assets. Evaluate audio mix and implementation of audio assets in-game and adjust according to needs. Help with linear trailer or promo video sound edit and mix. Manage and prioritize assigned tasks, with a focus on achieving goals on schedule. Use of field recording and broad library knowledge in sound design. Creation of emote music. What we’re looking for Experience designing, editing, mixing, mastering and implementing content for interactive and linear media. Firm grasp of audio engineering fundamentals for studio and field recording. Experience with Unreal or Unity editors, including scripting, level editor, animation and linear editors. Experience with audio middleware and implementing audio assets into game build. Ability to design and implement audio scripting to achieve desired in-game audio features and dynamic playback. Experience of minimum 5 years as part of an audio team and having shipped at least two AAA titles. Strong self-management, organizational and problem solving skills, ability to work independently while having a great team player attitude. Positive, solution-oriented and independent approach to work. You’re user-focused, passionate, scrappy, solutions-focused, and innovative. These traits equal success at Epic and influence everything we do. About Us Epic Games spans across 12 countries with 32 studios and 1,800+ employees globally. For over 25 years, we’ve been making award-winning games and engine technology that empowers others to make visually stunning games and 3D content that bring environments to life like never before. Epic’s award-winning Unreal Engine technology not only provides game developers the ability to build high-fidelity, interactive experiences for PC, console, mobile, and VR, it is also a tool being embraced by content creators across a variety of industries such as media and entertainment, automotive, and architectural design. As we continue to build our Engine technology and develop remarkable games, we strive to build teams of world-class talent. Epic Job + Epic Benefits = Epic Life Our intent is to cover all things that are medically necessary and improve the quality of life. We pay for 100% of the premiums for both you and your dependents. We offer coverage for Medical, Dental, Vision HRA, Long Term Disability, AD&D and Life Insurance, 401k. All Epic employees enjoy drinks, snacks, and lunches every day, free of charge - and we offer plenty of annual celebrations for employees and family members to show the love for our people. Additionally, each year, we celebrate the Epic family with company-wide paid breaks, generous paid time off, and recognize individuals for 7 years of employment with a paid sabbatical - we think our people are pretty awesome!