Audio Designer

    Microsoft Corporation
    Redmond, WA
    Full-time
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    Job Description

    In Mixed Reality, people-not devices-are at the center of everything we do. Our tech moves beyond screens and pixels, creating a new reality aimed at bringing us closer together-whether that's scientists "meeting" on the surface of a virtual Mars or some yet undreamt-of possibility. To get there, we're incorporating diverse groundbreaking technologies, from the revolutionary Holographic Processing Unit to computer vision, machine learning, human-computer interaction, and more. We're a growing team of talented engineers and artists putting technology on a human path across all Windows devices, including Microsoft HoloLens, the Internet of Things, phones, tablets, desktops, and Xbox. We believe there has to be a better way. If you do too, we need you!

    You are drawn to working on the latest and most innovative products in the world. You seek projects that will transform how people interact with technology. You have a drive to grow your skillset by finding unique challenges that have yet to be solved. We are looking for a Audio Designer to come join us in delivering the next wave of holographic experiences in an exciting new project.
    • You will work on the creation of audio effects, sound effects for delivery of our products
    • Partner with industry-leading Engineers, Artists, Designers and Producers
    • Work with state-of-the art next generation hardware, sensors, and software
    • Incorporate the latest AI, Machine Learning and Computer vision capabilities into the design of our products
    • At least 3 years of experience working on AAA games, including development on current-gen consoles.
    • Expert working knowledge of Game engines (I.E Unity, Unreal Engine, etc.)
    • An incredibly keen ear for game audio production detail.
    • A proven track record of world class technical audio design skills.
    • Strong location and studio based SFX recording experience.
    • Avid follower of cutting-edge game audio techniques and new technologies.
    • Excellent communication skills.
    There are plenty of other skills that aren't required, but you'll find useful in this role. Let us know if you have experience with:
    • Augmented or Virtual Reality
    • Unity, Unreal or related game engines
    • Working with the US Military or other government contracts
    This position requires access to information controlled under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), the successful candidate must be a "U.S. person" : a natural person (a) who is a lawful permanent resident as defined in 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20); or (b) who is a protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3); or (c) is subject to an approved license by the applicable government agency.

    Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

    Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

    Posting ID: 558253608Posted: 2020-05-21