Audio Engineer in Chicago, IL at Scientific Games

Date Posted: 6/13/2018

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    Chicago, IL
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Job Description

The person in this position creates or acquires audio assets for gaming products

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Create sounds, prepare audio, script sound playlists, and balance games
- Work on ported games, prepare audio, script sound playlists, balance games
- Assist with boilerplate playlists at the start of game
- Assist setting up games to balance in the sound lab and/or on PC desktop using Game RE.
- Rip audio from DVDs for licensed games
- Perform other audio related tasks as needed: VO editing, SFX searches, SFX creation
- Administrative duties as required by department head (sending out scripts for auditions, talent contracts, Non-disclosure agreements, etc…)
- Manage audio archives as well as sound effects & sample libraries

Job Requirements

Qualification Requirements:
Training and/or Experience:
• Minimum of 2 – 3 years experience
• Must have a fairly deep working knowledge of some DAW (Protools, Logic, FL studio, Reaper, etc…)
• Must have some experience mixing - either music or post-production audio
• Must be able to work in Sound Forge or Adobe Audition
• Must have a portfolio of projects that show ability to create high quality sounds/sound effects
• Must have some experience with scripting/coding in an .xml language
• Excellent organizational skills
• Passion for interactive media

• Bachelor’s degree in Audio Engineering preferred or equivalent experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
• Strong technical ability
• Good communications skills
• Proficient with file manipulation, such as sample rate conversion, and file format conversation
• Able to work on both PC & Mac

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