Job Description

Sound Designer needed for Contract Opportunity with Randstad Technologies client in Redmond, WA

The Mixed Reality Experiences Team is looking for an experienced sound designer to help build new products to transform the Modern Workplace.

Our team uses deep customer research, observation and understanding paired with design thinking to develop new experiences in Mixed Reality. We concept, build, and ship products that will improve the way people get work done every single day and help them break free from the limits of our current work environments.

We use our Mixed Reality technologies and platform, including both HoloLens and VR devices, to augment and improve the professional lives of workers around the world, empowering them to achieve more.

We regularly collaborate with and contribute to Microsoft partner teams, include Office, and develop solutions for first party Microsoft and third party mobile platforms.

You are a sound designer who specializes in interaction feedback and loves inventing new ways to enhance experiences through audio. You take pride in learning from customers and adjusting plans based on those insights.

Responsibilities

  • You will be working closely with designers, artists, and others on a talented cross-discipline team to define and ship new user experiences
  • You will participate in the rapid prototyping of new user experiences built on top on new and emerging technology
  • You will be responsible for the audio design and implementation of mixed reality interactions in multiple applications, delivering them on-time and at high quality in a dynamic and collaborative environment
  • You will demonstrate UX understanding by identifying and filling gaps in interaction feedback, defining a sonic brand, and being responsible for the audio quality on multiple devices

Skills & Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in an audio field or equivalent experience
  • Experience working in DAWs
  • 2+ years of experience in interactive sound design
  • Implementation experience with audio middleware

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with VO recording and processing
  • Excellent communication skills in writing and in person
  • Ability to schedule and maintain multiple projects
  • Self-motivated and comfortable dealing with the ambiguity of V1 and incubation work
  • Ability to document and present the theory behind your work

Bonus Skills

  • Shipped products in one or more of the following domains: gaming/entertainment, enterprise, mobile applications
  • Music composition or production experience
  • Experience with modern game engines such as Unity, Unreal, or equivalent
  • Experience in field recording 

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances

How to Apply

Contact me directly at Monique.Dorset@randstadusa.com 

Please send your resume, portfolio link and the best time and number to reach you! smiley

**Must be eligible to work in the U.S. and sit on-site at our client in Redmond, WA**

About the Company

We are a global organization specialized in HR staffing.  We have a specialized team focused on creative and game studios in the Seattle area.

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