Audio & Design

Senior Audio Designer (R24239)


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.


What We Do

We raise the quality level of audio in all Epic game titles and technologies as well as engage with a world-class team to create amazing gaming experiences.

What You'll Do

As part of the Epic Games Audio Team, you’ll work on engaging with world-class teams to create amazing gaming experiences and sounds.  You’ll aid in pushing the development of audio features and integration for future Unreal audio engine development.

In this role, you will

  • Help to raise the quality level of audio in all Epic game titles and technologies.
  • Engage with a world-class team to create amazing gaming experiences.
  • Push the development of audio features and integration for future Unreal audio engine development.
  • Troubleshoot audio issues and optimize to meet memory budget and performance requirements across multiple platforms.
  • Collaborate with diverse teams and disciplines to create effective audio for products across the studio.

What we're looking for

  • Extensive audio engineering and DAW skills and knowledge, Unreal or Unity editors, including scripting, level editor, animation and linear editors.
  • Experience with audio middleware and implementing audio assets into game build and mixing and mastering multitrack audio
  • Must have shipped at least two AAA titles and have 3 years as part of an audio team.
  • Must have experience with field recording and creating audio for linear media.
  • Ability to design and implement audio scripting to achieve desired in-game audio features and dynamic playback.
  • Must be a game player- should be able to talk about and deconstruct other current games’ audio quality and implementation.

Demo reel required

Please include the following information as part of your application.

  • 3-5 minute video file with footage from games on which you’ve worked.
  • A cue sheet or superimposed text explaining your contributions to the footage.
  • A diverse selection of footage including various types of work.

This role is open to multiple locations across North America (including CA, NYC, and WA).

Pay Transparency Information

The expected annual base pay range(s) for this position are detailed below. Each base pay range is relevant only for individuals who are residents of or will be expected to work within the specified locale. Compensation varies based on a variety of factors, which include (but aren’t limited to) things such as skills and competencies, qualifications, knowledge, and experience. In addition to base pay, most employees are eligible to participate in Epic’s generous benefit plans and discretionary incentive programs (subject to the terms of those plans or programs).

New York City Base Pay Range
$106,533$177,555 USD
California Base Pay Range
$117,186$195,310 USD
Washington Base Pay Range
$125,177$208,628 USD


Epic Games spans across 19 countries with 55 studios and 4,500+ 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.

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