Senior Audio Programmer



We are looking for an experienced Audio Programmer for our Core Development group. Working with diverse teams across our four studios, this programmer will build and integrate audio functionality for Unreal Engine 5-based VR games. They’ll partner with our Audio Designers to push the boundaries of sound for VR games. As part of nDreams Core Development, they’ll be contributing to multiple high-profile VR titles.

A collaborative programmer that enjoys working closely with audio designers would be ideal for this role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build and improve on reusable in-house audio tech, specifically targeting VR use cases.
  • Develop audio tools and features for use within Unreal Engine 4/5 and middleware packages.
  • Collaborate with project stakeholders to spec out deliverables, identify dependencies, scope tasks and track progress.
  • Act as consultant for the designers and programmers on each game team. Ensure audio is incorporated into all aspects of gameplay and enhances game experience.
  • Communicate system design and best practice to a broad audience. Appropriately use wiki pages, diagrams, and code documentation.
  • Fix bugs and support core systems through multiple project lifecycles


WHO Are We Looking For?

Essential capabilities

  • At least 3 years of experience in a creative industry, including audio programming work for shipped games/products.
  • Proficiency in object-oriented programming for games, using C++.
  • Understanding of the game audio workflow and how it interacts with other disciplines.
  • Understanding of digital audio concepts.
  • Good communication skills and a proactive approach.
  • Experience with Audio Middleware (Audiokinetic Wwise preferred)
  • Experience with source control software, such as Helix/Perforce.

Desired experience

  • Professional experience working with Unreal Engine 4/5 and Blueprints. Can expose functionality sensibly to Blueprint/Python scripts.
  • Experience working on multiplayer games.
  • Contributed audio code to a title that shipped on a console or VR platform.
  • Understanding of real time digital signal processing.
  • Understanding of 3D audio spatialisation concepts, such as HRTFs and ambisonics.
  • Experience in working with audio designers and related disciplines

Who we are

We are nDreams, a world-leading game developer and publisher with nearly a decade of VR specialism. Combining a drive to push technological boundaries with proven gaming excellence, we are the team who set the standard for VR action games with Synapse, Fracked and the award-winning Phantom: Covert Ops.

With our team’s triple-A credentials and sensibilities, alongside bespoke VR technologies, we’ve got the skillset, processes, and creative vision to deliver innovative, high-end games for all VR platforms and genres. If it’s VR gaming, you will find nDreams at the forefront of it.

Our projects continue to advance the present and define the future of VR. Want to be a part of it? Apply today to join a studio with a state-of-the art collaborative workflow and diverse talents assembled from world-leading games developers and publishers.


Why nDreams?

Our expanding company shares a passion for innovation, collaboration and leading the future of VR. We encourage an open and diverse culture and empower people to explore ideas and put their own stamp on their work. With humble beginnings as an independent studio, we combine amazing projects and considerable scale with a personal, caring touch.

We offer great perks, including flexible hours, duvets days, your birthday off, dedicated personal development time and support, as well as regular socials and parties. Beyond this, there’s an excellent holiday offering, pension scheme, health insurance, life cover and much more. Our newly refurbished nDreams studio space has some fantastic facilities and is built around collaborative work (and play!).


The role is based out of our HQ in Farnborough, UK. The studio is easily accessible and within a short distance of London and Guildford.

Salary is competitive and dependent on your experience.

If you think this could be the role for you, we’d love you to get in touch! Drop us your CV via the link or send us an email to enquiries@ndreams.com.


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