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Discovering hidden talents and turning them into globally successful authors

Sound Designer

€30k – €35k • No equity
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At Inkitt, we believe that every author should have an equal chance to succeed. Our mission is to discover hidden talents from all around the world and turn them into globally successful authors. On the Inkitt platform over 100,000 authors upload their manuscripts and 2 million readers can read them for free. The best stories are objectively selected based on reader engagement and published on our immersive reading app Galatea. Currently, our most successful author Sapir Englard, a 24 year old from Israel who uploaded her story to Inkitt in 2018 and her story is selling faster than Harry Potter on Galatea all around the world.

Check out Inkitt on Euronews here!

We're a team of 60 hard-working, extremely talented, and highly dedicated entrepreneurs and artists who have raised $21m from Investors of Amazon, Google and Uber.
Join us to build the Disney of the 21st Century!

You will:
* Provide a strong creative vision and direction for our stories’ audio
* Collaborate with writers and designers to create beautiful musical background effects
* Implement sound and auditory features to create an immersive environment
* Work with engineers and other team members to architect and scope feature details

* Have a degree in Audio Engineering, Production, or equivalent work experience in a related field
* Have excellent creative and musical skills
* Have an understanding of how music and sound effects can affect reading experiences and create drama
* Have audio editing experience
* Have experience with mixing and designing sound effects and music for assets
* Possess knowledge of the music creation and acquisition business, including music copyright and licensing
* Have effective oral and written English communication skills
* Excellent organisational, time management and creative problem-solving skills
* Are enthusiastic about working in a startup environment
* Are a self-motivated overachiever and crazy about your own self-development
* Live in Berlin or willing to relocate.

Furthermore, we offer you the following:
* We encourage your personal development and empower you to broaden your knowledge and skills across multiple departments!
* Valuable work which impacts our company from your first day onward
* An open and empathic style of communication all the way up to the C-Level
* A fast-paced environment. It’s never boring here! If you feel bored, tell us and we’ll make your life exciting again!
* Of course, we organize regular team events and incentives, and provide free fruit and dinner in our office
* Unlimited credits for our Galatea App - for all you bookworms out there ;)

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