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AUDIO Experienced Sound Designer/Composer Looking for Work

12-15-2014, 05:43 AM
Joined: Dec 2014
Posts: 102
AUDIO Experienced Sound Designer/Composer Looking for Work


My name is Matthew Dear, I am a sound designer, composer, audio implementor and dialogue specialist. I've been creating in-your-face, highly varied audio assets for the past three years.
Here are a few points about me:

- I run a pro-quality home studio; capable of both realistic, high quality recordings and far-out conceptual effects/ambiences.
- I've been playing and composing music for 12 years, covering a wide variety of styles.
- You can view my Soundtrack, SFX and dialogue portfolios via my website
- I occasionally work as a freelance dialog editor & engineer at OMUK's London studio. OMUK are a London-based dialogue studio, working with AAA developers from around the world.
- I am experienced in audio implementation using Wwise and FMOD. I completed an online course using Wwise audio implementation software in 2015, graduating with an A. I've since used this knowledge to program my own audio systems.

Some examples of my previous work:
Heart Forth Alicia - Side-scroller RPG - SFX in collaboration with developer Alonso Martin

Unknown Fate - Upcoming first-person puzzle/exporation - SFX & sound design

Folk Tale - RTS RPG - SFX

Sakura Dungeon - Dungeon crawler RPG - SFX

Rising Legends - Retro side-scrolling beat'em'

Bananadoh! - iOS, Android and Browser game - SFX & Music

Clicker Guild - Steam game - SFX

Current Work Includes - Heart Forth, Alicia (PC, Xbox One, Ps4, Wii U), Medikidz (Multi-platform, SFX & Music), Folk Tale (PC, SFX), Unknown Fate (PC, Mac, Xbox One, PS4, Switch - Sound Design)

You can see more of my audio-video demos here:

Please get in touch if you like what you hear, I'm always looking for exciting new projects!
My rates are indie-friendly, and I am willing to work for rev-share if the project is right.

Matthew Dear
Skype: matthew.dear2

Last edited by Matthewdeargameaudio; 06-26-2017 at 05:54 AM.
12-17-2014, 05:16 AM
Joined: Dec 2014
Posts: 102
Just finished a 'Battle Theme' for upcoming game Excidium!


06-26-2017, 05:52 AM
Joined: Dec 2014
Posts: 102
I've had a very busy past couple of weeks, hence my delay in an update!

For now I've uploaded some sounds I made for Unity! As part of their new Unity Connect Service, the sounds are for the upcoming associated instant messenger service.


I've been working on a few new exciting projects and more work for Unknown Fate, but I can't reveal anything else yet! Watch this space
08-15-2017, 05:08 AM
Joined: Dec 2014
Posts: 102
I've had a busy month of working on a variety of projects and doing dialog editing work at OMUK.

A couple of highlights:

If any of you are heading to Gamescom, be sure to check out Unknown Fate's booth! A first-person puzzle VR game with surrealist themes. I've been doing sfx and sound design for this project for the past few months.

At OMUK I edited the dialog for the recent Vermintide update, it was great to work on a game I've enjoyed so much since it's release.
08-21-2017, 04:10 AM
Joined: Dec 2014
Posts: 102
Creators of Unknown Fate MarsLit Games are off to Gamescom today! If you're around go anc check out their booth. We've put together a special demo just for Gamescom.

While they're over in Cologne, I'm going to working on more Infinity PBR assets packs, as seen on the Unity Asset store.

I've posted a new soundcloud track, showcasing the results of a recent footsteps foley session.

I'm still looking for more projects this week, so if you're interested in my work, please get in touch!
11-21-2017, 04:54 AM
Joined: Dec 2014
Posts: 102
Hi All!

I've been silent for a few months... because I've been working with OMUK doing dialog editing. Finally, I can reveal that I was working on Horizon: Zero Dawn Frozen Wilds DLC

I've been doing some sound design of my own as well, a new collection of sounds is up on my soundcloud:

11-28-2017, 02:06 PM
Joined: Dec 2014
Posts: 102
Hey Folks

I've had another week of working at OMUK on a new project, but I'm looking for new projects from December onwards. So do get in touch if you like what you hear

There's a new soundreel on my soundcloud too. A showcase of a few 'realistic' foley-based sounds I made over the Summer.

12-05-2017, 07:32 AM
Joined: Dec 2014
Posts: 102
Hi all

Last week I was working on some 'Mimic Chest sounds for ​Infinity PBR Unity asset store pack. You can give them a listen here:


You can also see some of the sounds in action in Infinity PBR's demo video.