Audio Programmer

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Posted 01 March 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameRowan Hix-Dunn

Job description

We are supporting Black Forest Games in the recruitment of a talented Audio Programmer to join their team. You will be responsible for working closely with the music and SFX department to implement tools, systems, and scripts that will create an exceptional audio experience in their upcoming game, which will be developed using the Unreal Engine.

Black Forest Games is an international game development studio located in southern Germany, near the French border. As part of Embracer Group, the fastest-growing publisher in Europe, and the largest studio of THQ Nordic Vienna, they combine the creative freedom and culture of an independent studio with the financial security of a big publisher. 

The skills and experience you'll bring to the role...
  • 3+ years’ experience in a game studio and completion of one or more games
  • Solid working knowledge of C++ with creative problem solving
  • University degree in a related field
  • Experience with recent AAA character-based games and Unreal Engine 4
  • Experience with FMOD or similar tools
  • Passion for video games and sound development
  • English language proficiency
Perks and benefits include…
  • Flexible working hours
  • 30 days of holiday
  • Complimentary refreshments
  • Additional free health insurance
  • Pension Plan
  • Mental health support and free accident insurance
  • Fitness area in the studio
  • Free English & German language classes
The recruiting process for Black Forest Games contains an online video and on-site interview, and a test task. The test is a self-contained visual studio project written in C++ and is to take 8 hours, spread over two or three days. You will write code, troubleshoot bugs, and optimise when needed.