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Junior Composer/Sound Designer in Vernon Hills, IL at Incredible Technologies

Date Posted: 3/12/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Incredible Technologies began as a small business start-up in 1985 and has since grown into an industry leader.  Now headquartered in the Chicago suburb of Vernon Hills, Illinois, IT employs 230+ incredible individuals. The company’s foundation is built on years of unparalleled innovation within the amusement industry due to the development of groundbreaking game titles including the most successful pay-to-play amusement game in history - Golden Tee® Golf.  Today Incredible Technologies has become a leader in casino gaming; with games placed in 29 states, the company is considered one of the hottest new video slot manufacturers in the business.

Incredible Technologies is growing and we believe that every employee plays an integral role in the company’s unbridled success. We foster a culture of innovation and provide a fantastic team-oriented work environment…and because of it we have an unbelievable tenure record – more than half of our employees have been with IT for 9 years or more.  Incredible Technologies is a big-time company with small-time values and competitive benefits.  We are expanding our dynamic team of personnel to support our continued growth and we are seeking talented individuals who share our same passion for innovation, pride of accomplishment and overall love of the games.  Are you ready to get in the game?



Job Summary: 

Incredible Technologies is looking for a highly driven Junior Composer/Sound Designer to work alongside our in-house team. This individual is responsible for assisting the audio department as needed. The person in this position will also have the necessary skills to develop into an impactful composer, sound designer and audio engineer. This position reports to the audio director.



Duties & Responsibilities:

•    All aspects of audio production for our marketing videos
•    All aspects of audio production for our instructional videos
•    Organization of existing and future audio assets
•    Voice over editing for casino gaming products
•    Game music/SFX creation and implementation for gaming titles
•    Maintain audio hardware and software.
•    Prepping casino games for online/mobile/social conversion
•    Stay current on trends and technologies in the coin-op/amusement, casino game and audio
     Industries.

Job Requirements

Professional Requirements:

Required Experience: Entry-intermediate level

•    Composer in multiple styles of commercial music
•    Ability to play one or more instruments proficiently
•    Ability to record and edit voice.
•    Knowledge of Pro Tools, Logic or equivalent industry standard DAW.
•    Ability to spot audio to picture
•    Some exposure to 2-track editors such as Sound Forge, Wave Lab or equivalent
•    Experience with virtual instruments such as EastWest, Kontakt or equivalent.
•    Ability to maintain and manage large libraries of digital files.
•    Have an energetic, positive and fun (yet professional) attitude.
•    Will be able to thrive in a team environment.
•    Must be able to troubleshoot
•    Must be organized and detail-oriented.
•    Ability to receive and learn from constructive criticism.
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•    Ability to multitask
•    Strong technical ability
•    Understanding file manipulation, such as sample rate conversion, and file format conversation.
•    Must be able to work on-site in Vernon Hills, IL
•    General studio organization and maintenance

Education:
•    Completed college program in music or audio fields


Why Should You Join the IT Team?

•    We are award winning…. our most recent accolade was the 2018 Top Workplace Award by The Chicago Tribune for promoting a healthy workplace culture
•    Prefer jeans to suits?  We have a casual dress workplace which occasionally includes a fun pajama day!
•    Do you believe in doing good?  We hold several annual employee sponsored charity events to support deserving organizations.
•    Our people are our most important asset…we foster a friendly workplace atmosphere and encourage employees to connect with one another through fun, themed on and off site events including making use of our employee lounge area where one can enjoy a puzzle, ping-pong, billiards or foosball
•    Like to eat?  We do :)  We offer fruit and snack days, free coffee, pizza days, an annual Thanksgiving luncheon and so much more!
•    “Cel-e-brate good times, come on!” We like to party :)  We have an annual holiday party, we celebrate employee birthdays and we celebrate summer every year with an annual movie night and fall with an annual taffy apple day!
•    And as if that’s all not enough…we offer a tremendously comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k, life insurance, DCA/FSA, tuition assistance, flexible work hours and paid time off

Details
•    Please submit resume, cover letter and online professional portfolio/website to Human Resources at resumes2@itsgames.com. Applications without these 3 components will not be considered.

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