Principal Audio Designer, Polyarc Games – Seattle, WA


Principal Audio Designer

Polyarc is seeking a candidate with a passion for crafting compelling and imaginative player experiences, and who’s also excited to contribute to our core values of collaboration, mentorship, player value, accountability, and creative expression. At Polyarc, someone with drive and imagination will spread their wings and grow not only as an audio designer, but also a game developer.

Audio designers at Polyarc aren’t simply part of the post-production chain. We are involved early in production and represent equal creative participants in crafting the design and heart of our games. We are part designer (for communicating critical gameplay information), part technologist (for scripting, systems design, and implementation), and part artist (for elevating the emotional tone of a scene through sound effects).


  • Work in partnership with the Audio Director to create the game’s sound design aesthetic and systems.

  • Create and implement sound effects for all areas of the game using Unreal Engine Blueprints and Wwise.

  • Source original recordings through field recording, synthesis, and library acquisition.

  • Research new production techniques and circulate them among the audio team.

  • Edit and implement music if needed.

  • Work with all disciplines to bring audio needs to the surface.

  • Collaborate with the Audio Director on game mix.

  • Provide sound design for linear media including trailers and other marketing requests.

  • Seek out and integrate feedback from all disciplines and team members.

  • Thoroughly test all audio.


  • A passionate interest in game creation.

  • Professional game audio experience with multiple shipped products .

  • Established track record of exceptional sound design.

  • Excellent collaborator willing to provide and accept player-focused feedback and solutions.

  • Demonstrable skill designing and implementing sound in all game systems.

  • Authorized to work in the United States.

  • Willing to relocate to the Seattle, WA area.