Technical Sound Designer

Culver City, CA

Survios, the foremost virtual reality game developer and pioneer of the future of immersive technologies, has an opening for a talented Technical Sound Designer to join our amazing audio team!

As a Technical Sound Designer your primary responsibility will be to bridge the gap between the audio content creation teams and the engineering and design teams.  


  • Implement in-game audio assets, including sound effects, music, and voiceover
  • Identify areas where the implementation pipeline can be optimized or improved
  • Assist with establishing and enforcing best practices for audio outside of the core audio department
  • Spec, create, and troubleshoot audio tools, features, and functionality
  • Be an advocate for audio to non-audio teams and partner with them to find the best possible audio solutions to challenges
  • Collaborate with sound designers and composers to create unique and innovative audio behaviors in the virtual reality realm


  • 3+ years minimum experience in a Technical Sound Designer role is required
  • A deep understanding of Unreal Engine 4, and experience with Blueprints is required
  • Can multitask and handle several tasks or projects simultaneously
  • A basic level of sound design knowledge such as how to record, edit, and mix sound effects
  • A basic level of interactive music composition knowledge such as appropriate use of stems, transitions, stingers, and how to drive those with game data


  • C, C++, and UnrealScript experience
  • Familiar with audio middleware solutions such as Wwise
  • Enjoy spending time in virtual reality
  • Familiarity with 3D spatialized audio
  • Degree in either Music Technology, Audio Engineering, Programming, or some type of equivalent experience


NOTE: This is not a Composer or Music Producer position.  Please do not apply if you do not meet the “required qualifications” listed above.


About Us:

Survios is at the forefront of VR game development and is pioneering the future of immersive technologies. Since inception, we have taken a holistic approach to virtual reality innovation, developing hardware, software, and games hand-in-hand to take VR to places that no one has dreamed possible. Survios offers a pet-friendly work environment with unlimited vacation time and a host of other perks and benefits to give our team everything we need to create unrivaled Active Virtual Reality experiences.

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