Contract Sound Designer

We are looking for an experienced Contract Sound Designer to join us as an Actual Nerd. The Contract Sound Designer will collaborate with internal teams in the conceptualization and completion of sound effects and other audio solutions from start to finish. And, hopefully we can play some games together on the side. 


All positions at Actual Nerds are subject to onboarding and working virtually/remotely.

Estimated Duration: 1-2 Months depending on scope of work.



  • Conceptualize, schedule and design high quality audio assets in accordance with the development and testing cycle of the product

  • Integrate audio in both linear and interactive forms into our games and other media

  • Meet the quality bar established by the Art Director

  • Work with engineers and artists to understand and discover new opportunities for audio solutions in our products


  • 3 - 5 years of work related experience

  • Has shipped 1 game

  • Dedicated interest and ability to create sound effects for games

  • A well-rounded understanding of the fundamentals of sound design

  • Ability to take feedback

  • Highly collaborative and able to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment

  • Strong technical knowledge and ability to learn new tools

  • Online portfolio is required


Nice to have:

  • Experience with Game Maker Studio 2 

  • Experience editing/mixing music

Please send us your resume!

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