Climax Studios is hiring a

Sound Designer - 18 Month Fixed Task Contract

Portsmouth, United Kingdom

Climax Studios was established nearly 30 years ago, we have an extensive history in developing all kinds of digital experiences across all formats, and we have won multiple awards along the way.

You take your creativity seriously and games should be what get you fired up and passionate. At Climax we embrace those who see things in a different way and aren’t afraid to try-out new things and push themselves out of their comfort zones.

We are looking for a talented and highly enthusiastic in-house Sound Designer to join our award-winning development team. As part of an internal sound team, you will work alongside our clients, such as Microsoft and Sony, to bring their games to life.


    • Produce audio content of the highest quality in a timely manner
    • Implement game-ready audio into Wwise
    • Work with the client's Audio Director to bring their vision to life
    • Collaborate with other disciplines to complete shared features


      • Three years experience (including at least one shipped title on PC or console)
      • Excellent sound design skills and creative ability
      • Experience with Unreal Engine 4 / 5
      • Proficiency with Wwise
      • Proficiency with Reaper
      • Excellent communication skills
      • A showreel demonstrating your sound design
    • Bonus Points
      • Experience with Unreal Engine's Blueprints and ability to integrate Wwise Events into games
      • Experience with FabFilter and Soundtoys plugins
      • Field and studio recording experience


  • Excellent holiday package
  • Regular social events
  • Fresh fruit and snacks
  • A friendly, focused, ambitious and relaxed working environment
  • Ongoing training and development, with career progression
  • Discount card for all the shopping centre stores
  • Great seafront location, a short walk from the rail station, bars, restaurants, coffee shops
  • Group Private Medical Insurance provided by BUPA
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Private Dental Insurance
  • Group Income Protection
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Cycle To Work Scheme
  • Eye-Care Vouchers


  • Bring your doggo to work! We're a dog friendly studio, bring your pooch in to meet us.
  • Bean to cup coffee machine in the studio.
  • Fresh fruit and healthy snacks provided daily, breakfast and some not so healthy snacks.
  • In-house clubs and socials. From board games, tennis, football to D&D nights, there are lots of opportunities to socialise.
  • Regular Socials including Project Wrap Parties, team and studio events, Christmas and annual Summer parties and some great charity fundraising events.

Role Information: EN

Studio: Climax Studios

Location: Europe, United Kingdom, Portsmouth

Area of Work: Game Development

Service: Create

Employment Type: Permanent

Working Pattern: Full Time, Onsite

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