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Ubisoft’s 21,000 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 commitment 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.

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Job Description

About the Role:

As a Senior Audio Designer, you'll collaborate with the Creative Director and programming team to create sound effects, music tracks, and integrate audio into the game for Just Dance. Your role is to ensure the best possible audio experience for players, immersing them in the game's world.

What You Will Do:

  • Create sound effects for all aspects of the game, from combat to ambient world effects to UI, in collaboration with the Creative Director

  • Coordinate with engineering to design and present sound effects and music in the most effective way to players

  • Either compose or supervise a musician to create music tracks for Just Dance

  • Manage the integration of sounds into the game for a seamless audio experience


What You'll Bring:


  • Solid skills in Audio Kinetic Wwise, debugging experience in mobile projects • Sound design skills, audio editing, DSP processing, and mixing (essential to master Pro Tools or Reaper)

  • Knowledgeable in the entertainment industry, including video games, movies, TV series, music, and fashion culture

  • Capability of creating/editing soundtracks efficiently for video clips following director’s intentions

  • A passion for creating and playing video games

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

  • Musical proficiency (Understanding Rhythm, modern music)


  • Basic programming skills with C, C++, understanding/experienced skill with scripts (Lua/Modal, etc.)

  • Ability to implement basic programming algorithms

  • Familiarity with Max/MSP (or Csound, Pd, etc.), knowledge about audio programming and software DSP

  • Dialogue and field recording experience

  • Avid dancer

Additional Information

Benefits and Perks from Ubisoft Shanghai:

  • We believe that working location flexibility is essential to employee engagement and contributes to our high value of work-life balance

  • 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

  • Jumpstart your growth: A rich resevoir of premium and exclusive learning resources to support your continuous learning, expand your skillset, and advance your career.

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

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.