Sound Design for Video Games Lecturer
The Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University’s Music for New Media program is looking for an experienced sound designer with gaming experience to teach the Sound Design for Video Games course. The course focuses on creating and editing a variety sound effect assets and implementation into a game.
Located in the heart of Baltimore’s Mount Vernon Cultural District, the Peabody Institute was founded in 1857 as America’s first academy of music. Today, through its degree-granting Conservatory and its community-based Preparatory music and dance school, Peabody trains musicians and dancers of every age and at every level. Each year Peabody stages nearly 1000 major public concerts and performances. Peabody is one of the nine divisions that comprise the Johns Hopkins University.
- Ideal candidates will have experience navigating sound libraries, field recording, layering and manipulating sounds, synthesis, Foley, and audio middleware (Wwise, FMOD).
- Additional components of the course related to industry experiences, production pipeline, asset management, and source control are encouraged.
- Higher education teaching experience.
- Willingness and ability to lead in-person, hybrid or virtual instruction of up to 12 students.
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