Sound Engineer/SFX Designer

Critter Cove
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April 29, 2022

We are looking for a sound engineer for an open world life sim called Critter Cove. The game is light hearted, quirky, and fun and will require sounds that reflect that. Need to have the skill to create a wide range of different sound fx. Everything from environmental ambient, character fx, and UI fx to just name a few. This position will also need to be able assist the design team with proper implementation of sfx on occasion.

Music composition is not required for this position.


  • Create a wide range of SFX for a fun life sim game.
  • Create audio files that are game ready.
  • Create new SFX that are suitable for the game systems.
  • Work with game directors to properly implement and mix sounds.
  • Ability to create new sound fx.
  • Create audio files that are ready for game engine import.


  • Familiar with Unity3d and its sound system.
  • Must have a SFX demo reel.
  • Ability to do a wide range of SFX, especially leaning towards fun, whimsical, and quirky.
  • Must have the ability and tools to create their own sounds.
  • Ability to figure out what sounds work best for the game systems by playing the title. Then be able to present those ideas to the team and work with them to figure out the best sound for the system.

Pluses but not required

  • Knowledge of the Life Sim genera (Animal Crossing, Stardew Valley, My Time at Portia, etc)
  • Working knowledge of Windows, Google Sheets, Docs, etc
  • Previous experience as sound designer for other video game projects.

Additional Details

  • This is a remote position so you must be a self starter and able to manage your time wisely.
  • This is a contract position.

How to apply

If this sounds like something you’d like to do, send us your resume and demo reel to

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What is Critter Cove?

AHOY, MATEYS! Critter Cove is an open world RPG set in a world of fantastical islands, crazy critters, and a world of exploration. You have been hired by the citizens of Critter Cove to help put their town on the map. Use your trusty salvage vessel and elite diving skills to find the resources needed from the ruins of an ancient civilization sunk beneath the wave and turn Critter Cove into a prosperous port town.

Here is a video that was made by a player during a small demo playtest we did a while back that showcases what Critter Cove is all about.

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