Audio Programmer

Games Jobs - Sound / Music - North East

Job Title Audio Programmer
Skills Required Sound / Music
Job Description For over 20 years, our client has produced some of the best, most innovative games in the world. They are currently developing for home console and PC. As an “Investor in People” and multiple HR award winner, they strongly believe that their people are their most valuable assets.

Answering directly to the Head of Technology, the Audio Programmer will implement all aspects of audio – related coding, assess the current and future requirements of the sound engine and tools, whilst designing, implementing and developing new procedures to future-proof the game code and manage all existing code assets.

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Responsible for the development of new, and enhancement of existing Audio Playback code and Tools across all platforms, most code is in C++ or C#
• Writing and updating Audio Editing Tools within our game editor, for sound placement, scripting and real time control
• Maintaining and extending our Audio Engine on PC, PS3 and Xbox 360
• Writing new cross platform compatible DSP type effects for use in real time audio processing in game
• Integrating new digital processing techniques into real time car engine audio processing to recreate realistic car sounds
• Advancing current environmental audio effects and toolsets

REQUIREMENTS

•Applicants must have knowledge of both low and high level language programming (C# or C++ & Audio/DSP effects programming essential)
•Minimum two years’ experience in a similar role
•Self - disciplined with the ability to work to deadlines
•Good communication skills essential as working within a multi - disciplinary team
•Ability to take on board feedback and suggestions from team
•Interest in gaming – particularly driving games – is a bonus

For more information, please contact Danny Johnson at Aardvark Swift on +44 (0) 1709 834777 or e-mail danny@Aswift.com.
Salary £Negotiable based on experience
Location North East, UK, North East
Job Category Sound / Music
Date posted 13/03/2014
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of Aardvark Swift using their internal reference 8191_DJ422AP.
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