Lead or Senior Audio Designer – Leamington Spa, UK

Aardvark Swift

Lead or Senior Audio Designer

Playground Games – Leamington Spa, UK

Playground Games are on the lookout for a Lead or Senior Audio Designer to be responsible for planning, resourcing and shaping the soundscape of an entirely new AAA open-world action RPG!

Reporting to the Audio Director, you will use your talent within the field of game audio production to help shape the soundscape of an entirely new project. You must be a team player, keen to share your own expert knowledge and ultimately help develop those around you using your unique skillset. As a Lead Audio Designer, you should be proficient in leading world-class audio teams while balancing the creative and technical needs of a project.

The skills and experience you’ll need…

  • A track record of leading game audio development including direction, leadership and supervision of a world-class audio team
  • Expert working knowledge of game audio middleware and audio software
  • An incredibly keen ear for game audio production detail
  • An extensive history of world class technical audio design
  • Strong process and planning abilities including experience guiding outsource audio development
  • Advocate of cutting-edge game audio techniques and new technology.
  • Excellent team management and communication skillset

Playground Games was established in 2010, bringing together some of the most experienced and talented developers from the UK industry, with the vision to create genre-defining titles for a global audience. Since then, they’ve created four critically-acclaimed, award-winning hits; the Horizon games have garnered more than one hundred awards and have been played by many millions of fans.

Today, Playground has two world-class studios in Leamington Spa. In the original HQ, they continue to support and grow the huge, vibrant Horizon community. In the new studio on the other side of town, they are excited to be developing Fable, a new beginning for the legendary franchise.

Interested? Want to know more? please contact Lawrie on 01709 843 777 or email

Aardvark Swift


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