Audio Lead

Polyarc is searching for an experienced Audio Lead to oversee all aspects of the game audio experience for Glassbreakers: Champions of Moss. This role will collaborate closely with the design, art, writing, and engineering teams to create an engaging and informative audio experience for players.

As an Audio Lead at Polyarc you will use your creative skills and craft knowledge to lead, develop, and guide the game audio experience on our projects, including sound effects, music, and voiceover. You will work closely with the internal audio team, internal stakeholders, external composers, and outside vendors to ensure a high quality audio experience for our players. You will report to the Audio Director, who will provide support and recommendations throughout the development process.

If you're searching for a workplace that is committed to an environment of collaboration, mentorship, accountability, player experience, and creative expression, then Polyarc might be the studio just for you.


  • Oversee and participate in all aspects of game audio development on a project–from ideation and content creation to system design and execution throughout all stages of production
  • Collaborate with the Audio Director to develop and maintain the audio identity throughout the project while creating alignment with the game team
  • Define and iterate on the audio development pipeline and infrastructure to improve efficiencies
  • Collaborate across disciplines and within strike teams to build consensus on scope of work and improved workflow opportunities
  • Provide and incorporate feedback to and from team members across the studio
  • Support marketing team by determining scope and resourcing needs with support of the Audio Director
  • Help raise the quality level of audio on our projects through high level content creation as well as through technical system innovations


  • Previous experience as an audio lead or principal sound designer through all stages of a game’s development
  • Proven track record of creating amazing, original audio content and systems for games
  • Ability to lead collaboratively by incorporating feedback and creating creative opportunities for the team
  • Able to coach and mentor other members of the audio team as needed
  • Capable of identifying and mitigating risks and tackling complex problems
  • Experience with Wwise and Unreal audio implementation or other comparable engines
  • Thrives working in highly collaborative environments with open feedback culture


  • Experience with Reaper
  • Experience working in VR/AR/XR
  • Experience working with outsourcing teams
  • Scripting or light programming knowledge
  • Experience in post-production and live events
  • Management experience

We believe all the listed qualifications are important to the role. We’re also open to hearing from anyone who believes their unique experiences also qualify them for consideration. If that’s you, please apply!


Polyarc’s salary range for this role is $149,000 to $180,000, with a total compensation target (cash + equity) of $186,000 to $200,000. Any final compensation is dependent on position leveling, taking into consideration the candidate’s qualifications and experiences. Polyarc also offers a revenue sharing plan.

Additionally, there are several other great benefits such as health care benefits (medical, dental, and vision), 401K (company funds 3% contributions towards everyone's retirement plan), employee managed time off (up to 75 paid days that cover sick, parental, vacation, company holidays, and other personal leaves), long term disability insurance, and life & AD&D. You can view these benefits on our website here.

About Us:

Polyarc was founded in 2015 to seize the unmistakable opportunity to make an impact on the future of games and the way they are made. Debuting our first game, Moss, in 2018, we discovered new compelling ways to connect players to characters through virtual reality. We are committed to pushing the boundaries of gameplay and dedicated to building a studio where we develop games and characters that players love, fostering creative and professional growth.

As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for one another, our players, and our communities. Diversity provides a variety of perspectives, challenges us collaboratively, and adds to our creative process, positively shaping our company culture and encouraging innovation that emphasizes player value.

How to Apply:

To apply, please submit your resume, plus any support materials you deem relevant to your candidacy (portfolio, reel, cover letter, etc.) via email by clicking the link above or by emailing

If you need assistance or an accommodation through the recruiting process, please let us know, and one of our amazing People team members can help.