The Senior Audio Lead role focuses on supporting internal and external partners working with the Destiny IP. Working with partners, the Senior Audio Lead drives the creation of Audio Style Guides, maintains the quality of audio, delivers timely feedback and responses to unblock them. Internally, the Audio Lead coordinates with the project Creative Lead, Narrative Lead, and the Destiny Audio team. A successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate “best in industry” skills in game-facing audio craft work and serve as a mentor to their team.


  • Maintain Destiny IP quality and consistency while working with an external partner

  • Work closely with the project Creative Lead, Narrative Lead, and Destiny Audio Team to determine the goals for audio on partner projects

  • Supervise and oversee the development of Music and SFX

  • Establish and document audio guidelines for the Destiny IP for use by external partners

  • Review partner audio timelines and milestones and help guide partners toward successful schedules

  • Learn the tools and workflow for partners to share with the broader Bungie team


  • Familiarity and/or interest in the Destiny universe

  • Games industry experience in an audio capacity, including experience with audio post-production, music, sound design, dialogue recording and pipelines, and mixing

  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external partners

  • Experience working and developing relationships with creative teams to aid in the iterative creative process

  • Being a positive mentor to internal and external partner audio teams

  • Ability to effectively lead a team through ambiguity


  • Experience working with external partners

  • Experience working on a live game ("game as a service")

Listed below is this role's base pay range. When a role is to be filled by candidates at multiple levels, more than one pay range will be shown. In other locations that Bungie has approved for remote work, this pay range may be adjusted up to +/- 10% and some roles may be classified as non-exempt (hourly). This range is determined by an array of factors, including training, transferable skills, work experience, business needs, and market demands. Additionally, it is subject to change and may be modified in the future. In the journey to make incredible worlds, Bungie employees don't simply do meaningful work - they receive meaningful support. Competitive salaries and discretionary bonus opportunities are just the start. We offer comprehensive healthcare coverage, generous 401(k) matching, flexible time off policies, paid parental leave, social clubs, and so much more. Check out our benefits page: Benefits - Bungie Careers to see all the perks that come with joining Bungie.

Washington State Pay Range

$166,000—$192,000 USD

Bungie employees in the U.S. also receive:

  • 20 days of accrued time-off in the form of PTO and sabbatical days, depending on the level of the position

  • 10 paid Floating Days annually, prorated in the first year of employment based on start date

  • 10 paid Bungie-observed holidays annually

  • One hour of Paid Sick Time (PST) for every 30 hours worked

So you don't meet every requirement listed in this job description? Do you think your experience level is not where it needs to be? Studies show that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they believe they meet every single qualification. Bungie is focused on building a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace. If you're interested in this position but your past experience doesn't line up perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we want you to apply anyway. The right role for you may be right around the corner!

Most Bungie full-time employees will adopt a digital first approach allowing remote work in Bungie approved locations (outside of positions identified as 100% onsite in Bellevue/Seattle, or individuals preferring a hybrid/flex environment). Prospective full-time employees located outside of CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IL, MA, MD, MN, NC, NJ, NY, OR, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, or WI will need to establish residency in one of the states we are compliant in within 45 days of a start date. Contractors will follow a digital first approach adhering to the location guidelines agreed upon by our third-party employer/vendor and Bungie. Bungie’s remote policy is subject to change at the company’s discretion.