TiMi Studios, Tencent Games – Audio Director

 

Award-winning TiMi Studios seeks an Audio Director with a vision for sound who can really help us build a new world-class IP from concept to market!

Are you ready to create something groundbreaking, genre-defining and fun for years to come? Do you have an insatiable passion for video games and creating new ways for players to be engaged? We here at TiMi Studios are looking for a phenomenal lead producer who shares our love for our medium. Come channel your energy into making an exceptionally fun experience and defining the great studio culture necessary to inspire minds to develop great video games.

Responsibilities

•      Start with a player first mentality, embedding an obsessive drive to know, understand, and serve the players who are engaged with the game

•      Work with the team to develop and manage a vision of sound and music, and a production plan capable of delivering upon the promise of the game

•      Keep up-to-date with the bleeding edge of audio trends within video game development and evangelize ideas that will innovate both the player experience and the creative development of the product

•      Participate in the hiring of the audio discipline

•      Responsible for the career growth and mentorship of the audio discipline on the project

•      Act as the key art contact for the studio, representing the project and team to all external partners and stakeholders

•      Define and uphold audio principles to ensure the sound and music direction of the game is cohesive, inspiring, and with distinct style

•      Work side-by-side with all directors and leads to take a multi-discipline approach to creativity and problem solving

•      Proactively identify opportunities and risks to improve the work of the team, the quality of the project, and studio knowledge as a whole

•      Have a cross platform mindset up front and ensure that the art of the game is capable of supporting an experience that can work seamlessly on different systems and form factors

•      Ensure that the audio direction of the game starts with a Live product foundation, capable of regular updates and malleable to key changes if necessary

 

Requirements

•      A portfolio of visionary, inspiring, industry-leading audio work that demonstrates your audio direction and capacity to execute on it within a game

•      At least eight years of professional AAA game development experience

•      At least two projects shipped in a leadership position

•      At least one AAA action title shipped

•      At least one product shipped during the current generation of games (PS4/XBOX ONE)

•      Demonstrable, outstanding management and communication capabilities

•      Proven ability to define and manage the sound direction and roadmap for very large scale projects

•      A team player who knows how to get the best out of everyone on the project and not just within art

•      Experience creating assets in and shipping a game using Unreal Engine 4 a plus

 

What is in it for you?

  • Create high quality games backed by unlimited resources: You will be working to bring incredible game ideas to market, and you will never run out of resources at your disposal. You will be supported completely to bring next-gen experience live to players around the world!
  • Make a major impact at a global studio: You will be working on a key initiative at TiMi Studio, building games that are hits not just in the east or west, but globally. The impact of your efforts will ripple not just through the whole studio group (2,500+ employees) but will serve as a blueprint for the entire gaming industry.

Job Status:
Full-time
Location: Los Angeles, CA or Seattle, WA
About Us:
TiMi Studios, a subsidiary of Tencent Games, is a leading global video game development team headquartered inShenzhen, China, with offices in Los Angeles, Shanghai and Chengdu, China. TiMi strives to create high quality, high fidelity and highly accessible games across a wide variety of genres. Founded in 2008, TiMi has developed a string of hit titles including Honor of KingsQQ SpeedCrossFire: LegendsArena of Valor and most recently, Call of Duty: Mobile
TiMi Audio is responsible for the design and production of audio modules of all TiMi Studios titles and is committed to bringing the best game audio experience to global players.
 
Applications should include updated resume, cover letter, extended CV, and professional references.
Send applications as a PDF attachment and forward any applicable questions regarding the position to timiaudio@tencent.com