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Sound Designer

Company: Fisker Inc.
Location: Manhattan Beach
Posted on: June 12, 2021

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About Fisker Inc.

California-based Fisker Inc. is revolutionizing the automotive industry by developing the most emotionally desirable and eco-friendly electric vehicles on Earth. Passionately driven by a vision of a clean future for all, the company is on a mission to become the No. 1 e-mobility service provider with the world's most sustainable vehicles. To learn more, visit www.FiskerInc.com - and enjoy exclusive content across Fisker's social media channels: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn. Download the revolutionary new Fisker mobile app from the App Store or Google Play store.

Role Overview

We are looking for a Sound Designer to join our growing team of auditory experts. You will have the opportunity to curate the sounds of our brand, both in-car and out, addressing audio design challenges across safety, AVAS, User Experience, and more. Our ideal candidate is inspired by the future of car design and EV technology and passionate about creating groundbreaking, future-facing automotive audio. Your primary focus will be designing and prototyping audio assets. Collaborating with the Audio Lead, UX Designers, User Researchers, Engineering, and more, you will be asked to question the norms of automotive, take design risks, and propose new sonic encounters that our users will love.

Responsibilities

  • Push the quality of automotive sound design by creating beautiful sounds.
  • Collaborate across team resources to prototype, iterate, test, and deploy audio features to our customers.
  • Take direction from key stakeholders to curate a cohesive sonic experience across our products.
  • Prepare and present audio design solutions to internal teams and key stakeholders.
  • Stay current with latest trends in automotive audio as well as consumer electronics, product, and related consumer audio fields.

Requirements

  • 4+ years' experience in shipped product or interactive sound design (games, tech, VR, entertainment, etc.) as Sound Designer.
  • Commanding use of various sound design techniques, processes, and tools.
  • Experience with linear media sound design (ambiences, foley, sfx, dialogue).
  • Implementation skills with either commercial and/or proprietary tools.
  • Proficiency in Reaper, Ableton, or other DAWs of choice.
  • Enthusiasm for the automotive industry and electric vehicles.
  • Ability to work independently and self-start, filling in audio gaps across the team as needed.
  • Must be flexible and adaptable, able to change and alter direction according to changes in projects or business environment.
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently to prioritize duties with minimal supervision in order to meet deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills, professional and a positive attitude

Nice to Have

  • Automotive Experience
  • Wwise or FMOD Experience
  • Spatial Audio or Acoustics Experience
  • Audio Scripting Skills (C#, Python, C++)
  • College Degree in Audio or Music

Required Application Material

  • Resume
  • Sound Design Portfolio

Requirements

Fisker Group Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment at Fisker Group Inc. is governed based on merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status. Applicants wishing to view a copy of Fisker Group Inc. Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at hr@fiskerinc.com.

Keywords: Fisker Inc., Los Angeles , Sound Designer, Other , Manhattan Beach, California

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