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Technical Sound Designer

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πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Los Angeles, CA

NOTE: This is not a Composer or Music Producer position. Please do not apply if you do not meet the β€œrequired qualifications” listed below.

Survios, the foremost virtual reality game developer and pioneer of the future of immersive technologies, has an opening for a talented Technical Sound Designer to join our amazing audio team!

As a Technical Sound Designer your primary responsibility will be to bridge the gap between the audio content creation teams and the engineering and design teams.


  • Implement in-game audio assets, including sound effects, music, and voiceover.
  • Identify areas where the implementation pipeline can be optimized or improved.
  • Assist with establishing and enforcing best practices for audio outside of the core audio department.
  • Spec, create, and troubleshoot audio tools, features, and functionality.
  • Be an advocate for audio to non-audio teams and partner with them to find the best possible audio solutions to challenges.
  • Collaborate with sound designers and composers to create unique and innovative audio behaviors in the virtual reality realm.


  • 3+ years minimum experience in a Technical Sound Designer role is required.
  • A deep understanding of Unreal Engine 4, and experience with Blueprints is required.
  • Can multitask and handle several tasks or projects simultaneously.
  • A basic level of sound design knowledge such as how to record, edit, and mix sound effects.
  • A basic level of interactive music composition knowledge such as appropriate use of stems, transitions, stingers, and how to drive those with game data.


  • C, C++, and UnrealScript experience.
  • Familiar with audio middleware solutions such as Wwise.
  • Enjoy spending time in virtual reality.
  • Familiarity with 3D spatialized audio.
  • Degree in either Music Technology, Audio Engineering, Programming, or some type of equivalent experience.

About Us:

Survios is at the forefront of VR game development and is pioneering the future of immersive technologies. Since inception, we have taken a holistic approach to virtual reality innovation, developing hardware, software, and games hand-in-hand to take VR to places that no one has dreamed possible. Survios offers a pet-friendly work environment with unlimited vacation time and a host of other perks and benefits to give our team everything we need to create unrivaled Active Virtual Reality experiences.