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Audio Programmer

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Currently Employed in Scotland

What is a Audio Programmer

Audio Programmers create sound effects and compose music for different games.

You have the opportunity to work with the latest sound technology and generate emotional chords to enhance a storyline.

Top 3 job tasks:

  • Develop and process a range of gaming sound effects.
  • Improve the atmosphere of a game through music.
  • Enhance the player experience.

Getting in and Qualifications


You can become an Audio programmer through a number of different routes.

You could gain practical work experience or study a music degree at university. A degree in Computer Science is also helpful because you can increase your computer skills.


An apprenticeship in IT and Telecommunications or Creative and Digital Media is another route in to this career.

Entry requirements for courses can change. Always contact the college, university or training provider to check exactly what you will need.