Audio & Design

Audio Director

WHAT MAKES US EPIC?

At the core of Epic’s success are talented, passionate people. Epic prides itself on creating a collaborative, welcoming, and creative environment. Whether it’s building award-winning games or crafting engine technology that enables others to make visually stunning interactive experiences, we’re always innovating.

Being Epic means being a part of a team that continually strives to do right by our community and users. We’re constantly innovating to raise the bar of engine and game development.

Audio at Epic 


What we do

We create exciting and high quality audio experiences in all Epic creative projects and technologies, as well as engage with a world-class team to create amazing interactive experiences.

Like what you hear? Come be a part of something Epic.


What you’ll do

As a member of the Epic Audio Team focusing on Special Projects, you will use your creative and  technical skills to their fullest, helping define the future of interactive audio content and technology.


In this role, you will

  • Help Special Projects achieve audio excellence in all areas of audio in Epic interactive experiences and related technologies.

  • Promote the development of audio features for future Unreal audio engine development in both virtual production and interactive experiences.

  • Promote Unreal Engine as a leader in the interactive audio space by developing and sharing cutting edge creative and technical audio techniques with the broader interactive experience development community.


What we’re looking for

  • A seasoned audio veteran with a proven track record of creating compelling industry leading audio experiences in games and linear media, with excellent knowledge and understanding of audio post-production and video game development processes.
  • Demonstrated ability to create best in class sounds across various styles and aesthetics.

  • Mastery over the entire sound creation process from field/studio recording, editing, designing, to implementation, debugging, and runtime systems.

  • Previous experience in Research and Development, or multiple full cycles of pre-production through ship on a AAA scale game.

  • Passionate About Games: Should be able to talk about and deconstruct other current games’ audio quality and implementation.

  • Experience implementing complex interactive audio systems, preferably in multiple engines/middlewares.

  • You’re user-focused, passionate, scrappy, solutions-focused, and innovative. These traits equal success at Epic and influence everything we do


Nice to have skills

  • Music skills are a plus, as we frequently are creating experiences with heavy use of musical elements.

  • Programming skills beyond runtime scripting are a big plus,  but not required.


Remaining knowledge, skills, and abilities needed

  • Strong self-management, organizational and problem solving skills, ability to work independently while having a great team player attitude

ABOUT US

Epic Games spans across 12 countries with 32 studios and 3,000+ employees globally. For over 25 years, we’ve been making award-winning games and engine technology that empowers others to make visually stunning games and 3D content that bring environments to life like never before. Epic’s award-winning Unreal Engine technology not only provides game developers the ability to build high-fidelity, interactive experiences for PC, console, mobile, and VR, it is also a tool being embraced by content creators across a variety of industries such as media and entertainment, automotive, and architectural design. As we continue to build our Engine technology and develop remarkable games, we strive to build teams of world-class talent.

Like what you hear? Come be a part of something Epic!

Epic Games deeply values diverse teams and an inclusive work culture, and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. Learn more about our Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy here.