Audio Director

Raise the sound- and audio bar and join us in developing a kickass next-gen video game!
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Arrowhead is going to raise the level of quality of sound and audio design in the games industry! We are on the lookout for a leader to join us in our quest in becoming the best! 

Each team member at Arrowhead is passionate about making a kickass effort in order to create great games. To achieve this, we believe it is important to have dedicated, friendly and helpful people around you. We offer a driven and creative environment where small cross-disciplinary teams work tightly together to provide next generation game play experiences.

Your contribution

As an Audio Director at Arrowhead your main responsibilities will be:

  • Lead and coach our audio team in creative direction;
  • Communicate the audio vision to our team by using all visual and audio references that might be needed;
  • Work to ensure a AAA, next gen quality of our project audio design is achieved;
  • Identify technical audio needs and cooperate with our Tech Team when necessary;
  • Coaching team members to foster artistic and technical development;
  • Determine project resource needs for the audio team and manage outsourcing;
  • Represent Arrowhead in external business relationships;
  • Achieve a distinct style for the project by working with game direction; 
  • Collaborating with VO team to implement recorded actors.

More about you

Are games a true passion for you? Are you driven by greatness? We're counting on it. If you have a honed sense of audio quality and love spreading your knowledge, then you will enjoy working with our sound designers.

We work to inspire a kickass environment for our developers and that means working hard, taking personal responsibility for your teams deliveries and shooting for the stars! 

Our requirements

Is creative direction and leadership the next step for you? Do you tick these boxes?

  • 7 years’ experience in game development, preferably in action oriented games;
  • Experienced at least one full production cycle, preferably shipped several video game titles;
  • Strong technical skills and a good understanding of how games are put together and developed;
  • Strong technical skills and a honed sense for sound and audio design;
  • Experience of mentoring and coaching game developers;
  • Good English communication skills (verbal and written).

Practical information

Scope: Full-time 40 hours per week and permanent position. Relocation aid is offered for the right candidate.

Location: Stockholm

If you think that this position matches your background and skills, we would love to hear from you! Please always include relevant work samples or a link to your portfolio when applying.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


Hammarby kaj 10d
120 32 Stockholm Directions +46 702-83 00 33 View page

Perks & Benefits

At Arrowhead we aim to give people a high level of freedom with emphasis on autonomy. Everyone receives generous perks, such as 30 days paid vacation, several health benefits, insurances, and company savings for your retirement fund.

We also have recurring company outings and events such as movie nights, game competitions and activities like paintball.

  • Flexibility and generous vacation

    With core working hours between 10:00–15:00 you are free to plan your week according to what suits you best.
    You are also entitled to six weeks paid vacation each year.

  • Pension fund and insurances

    You can feel safe with a full life- and occupational injury insurance as well as guaranteed quick access to health specialists. An additional monthly saving is added to your retirement fund.

  • Health & wellness

    Massage at the office every other week,
    a weekly wellness activity hour and yearly wellness allowance. Once a year we also offer health care checkups with the possibility to track your changes and progress.

Working at Arrowhead

Arrowhead is primarily interested in long term jobs and employment. We are not a project-based studio and prefer to have full-time employees. We feel that this contributes to a better work environment, a feeling of stability and builds stronger internal relationships.

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