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Technical Specialist, Interaction Sound Design | $42 - $46 per hour...

City: San francisco bay area
Date: 14 Oct 2020
Category: Software / QA / DBA

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HireArt is helping the world's largest social network find a Technical Specialist, Interaction Sound Design to support the team responsible for creating and maintaining the sonic voices for its products. The ideal candidate will have 3+ years experience in creative production in software development and a background supporting complex audio systems.

As Technical Specialist, Interaction Sound Design, you will: 

  • Support teams in the development of complex audio systems in mobile, desktop, and first-party hardware environments.
  • Assist in the preparation, delivery, and implementation of sonic experiences.
  • Support ongoing operations and QA initiatives while participating in ad hoc and scheduled testing cycles.
  • Work with QA to investigate, triage, escalate, and follow up on issues reported with internal bug tracking system.
  • Establish and maintain technical best practices, including support documentation.
  • Contribute creatively and technically to define best-in-class audio experiences.
  • Execute in a fast-paced and highly fluid environment.

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  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3+ years professional experience in creative production in software development, with an emphasis on audio and audio integration
  • History supporting the needs of complex audio systems and production pipelines
  • Experience testing and maintaining sonic experiences
  • Familiarity with QA, bug tracking, and triage processes
  • Knowledge of both iOS and Android operating systems
  • Solid understanding of DSP, audio synthesis, and digital audio concepts and formats
  • Experience with program and task management tools
  • Proficiency in digital audio workstations (Pro Tools preferred)
  • Practical experience using Microsoft office tools such as Excel and Word
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Preferred qualifications: 

  • Experience with sound tools and/or implementation of AR/VR audio design across first party and third party engines (Unity, WWise, Spark AR, or Audio middleware)
  • Familiarity with Android layer scripts and source code control systems
  • Familiarity of programming languages (Javascript or Python)

Commitment: This is a full-time (40 hours per week), 6-month contract position through HireArt and based in Menlo Park, CA. 

HireArt values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. Unfortunately, we are not able to sponsor visas.

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