Gearbox Software logo

Gearbox Software

Associate Sound Designer

Audio – Frisco, Texas
Department Audio
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Associate Sound Designer

Gearbox audio team is looking for an Assoc. (Jr.) sound designer. Our focus for this position is creativity, experimentation, recording, implementation and database management. We are looking for someone that is passionate about sound design and constantly pushes themselves to learn more. If you are that person we are here for you and want to help you evolve.

This is a Jr. position so we aren't concerned with titles shipped as much as we are looking for someone who has explored sound design and has a firm understanding of the principles through trial and error. Maybe you have been recording source and experimenting with layering sounds, or you have been involved in the authoring of audio for indie projects. Either way we are interested in you as long as you share our passion for game audio.


  • Experience with field recording.
  • Strong passion for creating audio content for games
  • Driven desire to learn sound design techniques and grow skill set
  • Basic understanding of the principles of sound design, and the role sound design has in player feedback and immersion.
  • Understanding of the game audio pipeline or experience in a game engine
  • Must be receptive to feedback.
  • Must like to collaborate and work in a team environment.
  • Familiarity with SFX database programs such as Soundminer or BaseHead.
  • Attention to detail both in sound design as well as database management.
  • Self-motivated and can self manage.
  • Takes ownership of tasks assigned and is assertive with regard to cross discipline communication.


  • Aiding the other sound designers with in-house foley recording.
  • Organization and metadata management of our Soundminer database.
  • Entry-level sound design tasks.
  • In-engine implementation.
Thank You
Your application was submitted successfully.
Apply for this Job
  • Location
    Frisco, Texas
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
  • Powered by