Welcome to Game Music Jobs!

A visionary game development studio founded in 2012, Firesprite builds innovative showcase titles for PlayStation platforms as part of the PlayStation Studios family.

Would you enjoy the freedom to create AAA games working from anywhere in the UK, including our Liverpool studio?

We are looking for an Audio Director to join the early development of a new, AAA, Unreal 5 multiplayer action game. This bold project aims to break new ground in multiplayer, blending gameplay mechanics in new ways and deeply embedding storytelling elements into a unique universe. We’re building an elite, diverse first-party team and this is your opportunity to help shape a future blockbuster!

As an Audio Director, you will work closely with the Game Director and senior development team to help guide the soundscape to the highest standard, supporting the project requirements, vision, and strategies, as well as manage individuals within the audio department. You will be proactive, highly motivated, and approachable, and you will help develop all audio/sound aspects, tools, and assets to a high standard.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Offer creative guidance and ensure audio standards are maintained across the team
  • Mentor and manage staff, helping to build a world-class audio team
  • Work with musicians, voice talent, tech sound designers and others – both inside and outside the studio – liaising with cross-discipline teams to deliver high-quality game audio
  • Collaborate with franchise, central audio, production, and the game director to agree on and implement overall scopes, pipelines, strategies, tools, resource requirements, timescales, and processes
  • Identify areas for innovation / problem solving and pro-actively collaborate on creative and technical solutions
  • Work with QA and approve test plans ensuring the audio experience achieves franchise benchmarks
  • Conduct gameplay evaluation sessions, action updates to deliver a dynamic, vivid, and immersive game audio mix
  • Design and implement accurate milestone planning and reviews, establishing all development stages (creative and technical) among the audio disciplines
  • Promote a positive, friendly, and professional culture


  • Proven experience as an Audio Director on at least one shipped PC or console title
  • Outstanding expertise in the full audio process, including overall direction, sound effects, music, VO and audio technology
  • Proficient in sound design, music composition, voice production and implementation
  • Worked with script writers and voice providers to ensure Dialogue is of excellent standard.
  • Knowledge and experience of industry standard middleware, audio software and game engines
  • Positive, professional, and inclusive attitude


  • Private Healthcare Plan
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Enhanced Holiday Allowance
  • Pension Plans
  • Work From Home
  • Training & Development
  • Employee Assistance Programme – Counselling

Firesprite is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

We welcome and encourage applications from all suitable applicants regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.