Sound Designer at Facebook

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Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

Facebook Sound Design is looking for a Sound Designer to join our award-winning team. Help create the future of remote presence designing sound for Horizon, Facebook’s flagship Social VR Experience. This is a hands-on position crafting and implementing all kinds of sounds, using traditional production pipelines as well as helping develop the creator-facing tools in the product. The ideal candidate can work effortlessly across styles and genres, has an ear for quality, and a ready sense of curiosity and sonic adventure -- open to feedback and iteration, always willing to try something new, and able to execute crisply on a fast-paced team.


- Design and implement innovative, high-quality sounds supporting the Social VR experience
- Help specify, create, and curate the creator-focused sound library
- Be the “first creator”. Use the app’s tools to work with sound in the product and provide constructive feedback
- Support additional Sound Designers from the central team working on Horizon
- Follow best practices as established for the product
- Participate in quality reviews, giving and receiving constructive feedback
- Advocate for audio and champion quality throughout the product

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

  • 3+ years of professional sound design and implementation experience focused on high-quality games or other interactive experiences

  • Experience in a varied aesthetic sense and an understanding of sonic experiences, and experience executing at a high level across genres and styles

  • Experience working with spatialized audio in an interactive environment

  • Experience working directly in game engines (Unity, Unreal, etc.), and with audio middleware (Wwise, FMOD, etc.)

  • Experience with version control systems on large teams (Perforce, Git, etc.)

  • Demonstrated expertise in studio and location recording, editing, mixing, and mastering

  • Experience thriving in a fast-paced and quickly evolving environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in AR/VR

About the Company

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.
Meta is committed to providing reasonable support (called accommodations) in our recruiting processes for candidates with disabilities, long term conditions, mental health conditions or sincerely held religious beliefs, or who are neurodivergent or require pregnancy-related support. If you need support, please reach out to accommodations-ext@fb.com.