Audio Engineer

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September 2, 2020
Full Time
Auckland, NZ

Help us create bold, immersive audio in a gritty sci-fi universe. Stunning visas, foreboding surrounds, realistic machinery, an ecosystem teeming with creatures - we need you to bring it to life.

In this role you will:

  • Design ambient and sound effect assets
  • Work with the team to implement dynamic audio systems
  • Polish and refine created audio to studio standards
  • Understand the game design and desired player experience
  • Design sounds with an emphasis on authenticity and how it would sound and function in real life


  • 4+ years professional audio experience, ideally in sound design
  • An understanding of game audio pipelines
  • Pro user of Cubase and/or ProTools
  • Experience with FMOD (or a similar audio engine)
  • An understanding of game audio implementation
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Any experience in Unreal engine will be a real plus

Perks & Benefits:

  • Excellent Pay $$
  • Generous Annual Leave (unlimited for senior staff)
  • Unlimited Paid Sick Leave
  • Retirement savings (4% KiwiSaver employer contribution)
  • Regular team show'n'tell and professional development
  • Game nights // social nights
  • Pet-friendly
  • Family-friendly and flexible working
  • Relocation support $$

Sharing a link to a portfolio of sounds you have created, ideally in action inside a game or interactive experience, is highly recommended.

The position is full time, permanent and onsite in Auckland. Assistance is provided for relocation & support for obtaining a visa. We highly value diversity. Regardless of disability, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, or any other aspects of your culture or identity you have an important role to play in our team.

About RocketWerkz

We're independent, make our own original games and operate flat teams - meaning you have the chance to make your mark, contribute ideas and directly affect the success of our projects. We think decisively, take calculated risks, get the best tools for the job then move fast and adapt quickly.

Plus we're based in beautiful, creative New Zealand with an awesome lifestyle, friendly people and exciting projects to work on.

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