Box Fort Inc.

375 Vanderbilt Ave
Norwood, MA 02062

Date Posted:
November 07, 2019

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Production/Design

Type:
Part-Time

Sound Designer

Description:

Box Fort is looking for an experienced Sound Designer to source or create soundtracks and sound effects for a new location-based entertainment venue, consisting of a wide array of physical mini-games and other live-action game implements.

Qualifications:

Duration & Time Commitment

This position is expected to last for 6-8 months beginning Q1 2020. Work will fluctuate on a week-to-week basis but we estimate will average 8 hours per week.

Box Fort will establish a schedule with check-ins and deadlines and the right person will self-manage to meet this schedule.


Location

Greater Boston Area highly preferred, but remote applicants will be considered.


Detailed Job Description

The Sound Designer will design sound for 50-60 physical mini-games. The duration of each game ranges from 2-5 minutes and each game will have unique soundtracks and sound effects. The Sound Designer will also design 30-50 “global game sound effects” which will apply across mini-games.

Box Fort will provide a list of required effects, mood, and direction for each mini-game and the Sound Designer should provide a shortlist of 3-4 options and variations for each.

Box Fort expects the majority of tracks and effects to be sourced. Box Fort will provide a budget for sourced files, which will be licensed by the end client.

All files must be provided in .wav or .mp3 formats.

Box Fort may schedule in-person reviews with the Sound Designer in Norwood, MA.


Compensation

Contractor will be paid a flat fee for the project, commensurate with experience.

Box Fort will provide additional project details and request pricing proposals from top candidates.


Must-Have Skills

- 2+ years experience in sound design for video games or other entertainment-based attractions

- Strong attention to detail

- Able to self-schedule and meet deadlines; highly organized

How To Apply:

Qualified and enthusiastic candidates should submit:

- Resume

- Examples of previous work / demo reel

- Cover letter describing their availability and desire to work on this project

Please submit the above to creativejobs@boxfort.com

Apply by:
November 24, 2019
Salary:
Contractor will be paid a flat fee for the project, commensurate with experience.
About this Organization:
Box Fort Inc. is a growing design/build company specializing in interactive walk-through adventures and games, museum exhibits, special effects, and theme park attractions. Box Fort Inc.'s 10,000 square foot design/build facility is located in Norwood, MA, 30-minutes south of Boston. More information is available on our website, http://www.boxfort.com.