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About Ubisoft Shanghai:

Ubisoft’s 20,000 team members, working across more than 30 countries around the world, are bound by a common mission to enrich players’ lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. Their dedication and talent have brought to life many acclaimed franchises such as Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, Watch Dogs, Just Dance, Rainbow Six, and many more to come. Ubisoft is an equal opportunity employer that believes diverse backgrounds and perspectives are key to creating worlds where both players and teams can thrive and express themselves. If you are excited about solving game-changing challenges, cutting edge technologies and pushing the boundaries of entertainment, we invite you to join our journey and help us create the unknown.

As Ubisoft’s first production studio in China, Ubisoft Shanghai opened its door in 1996 and has been at the forefront of the Chinese game industry. It has been working on major Ubisoft brands such as Splinter Cell®, Assassin’s Creed®, Might & Magic®, Just Dance®, Far Cry® and Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora™.

With our mission to leverage our presence in China, bring a stronger long-term added value to the group, 600+ talents from around the world have jointly developed a world-class expertise in development of open world and wildlife in AAA games, as well as mobile games and live operations.

To learn more, please visit: www.ubisoftgroup.com

Job Description

About the Role : As an Audio Designer, you will collaborate with teams from co-dev studios to create immersive, story-driven open-world video games. Your role will be to design and integrate high-quality audio into the game to help bring the narrative and world to life

What you will do :

  • Conceptualize, create, integrate, and finalize audio elements within the game according to audio direction instructions

  • Enhance game features and mechanics with innovative audio designs

  • Work closely with game and level designers, as well as animators, to ensure that the audio supports the overall game design

  • Use proprietary games and audio engines and actively participate in improving and troubleshooting them

  • Collaborate with programmers to identify and resolve technical issues, ensuring a high-quality soundscape

  • Define project features and tasks

  • Create sound effects, record Foley, synthesize, and work with audio libraries to achieve the desired audio effects

  • Mix and master both linear and interactive media

  • Work with the creative team, including game designers, creative directors, and artistic directors, to enhance player immersion and experience

Qualifications

Must-Have:

  • Professional background in audio, sound design, music, or related fields with solid skills in audio recording, processing, and mixing (familiarity with Pro Tools or Reaper is essential)

  • Advanced knowledge of the entertainment industry with respect to video games, movies, TV series, and music

  • Proven proficiency in game engine editors, such as Unity or Unreal

  • Familiarity with various audio middleware applications and audio specifications for different game platforms

  • Experience with visually oriented or node-based systems, such as Reaktor, Max/MSP

  • Strong commitment to personal and peer development and sharing of best practices

  • Passion for creating and playing video games.

  • Highly proficient in both spoken and written English

  • Sound design experience with credits on successful projects

  • Experienced as a management role

Nice-to-Have:

  • Basic programming skills with C, C++, and the ability to implement basic programming algorithms

  • Experienced in dialogue and field recording

  • Familiarity with audio programming and DS software

Benefits and Perks from Ubisoft Shanghai:

  • Future of Work framework: flexible hours and up to 8 days of working remotely per calendar month

  • A minimum of 15 days paid annual leave

  • Monthly meal and snack allowance

  • Premium medical insurance plan and free annual health check

  • Game Package: free access to Ubisoft games on PC plus a rich and expanding library of games & books

  • Employee Assistance Program: wellbeing solutions, emotional support, and life coaching

  • 10+ staff clubs featuring weekly sports and gaming activities and events

Additional Information

Ubisoft CSR commitment

Making a long-lasting positive impact for our players, our teams, our partners and our planet.

In Ubisoft, we are working to enrich players’ lives through unique and memorable gaming experiences and by improving the positive impacts of our games. To get there, we are creating a safer, more inclusive work environment, we are giving back to the communities where Ubisoft operates by working with local non-profit partners and by working to reduce the environmental impact of our business.