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Raven Software Overview

Madison, WI (US)
201 to 500 employees
Activision
1990
Company - Private
Video Games
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Unknown
Raven Software is a market-leading and award-winning video game developer based in Middleton, Wisconsin. Raven's philosophy that "OUR WORK SPEAKS FOR US" coupled with an incredibly talented team has rewarded the company with a ... Read more

Mission: At Raven, we’ve built our company on expectations. An expectation to always design the games that define industry standards for graphics and playability. An expectation that award-winning games are the norm. But more than anything, a clear understanding of our ... Read more

Raven Software Reviews

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    Pros

    Fun working environment that leads to long work hours.

    Cons

    Appreciation for QA at an all time low

    Advice to Management

    Respect QA a bit more and don't lie to us about the future of the position.

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Raven Software Photos

Raven Software photo of: Raven is a yearly Finalist in the InBusiness Magazine's "Best Companies to Work For"
Raven Software photo of: Giving back to the community is a team endeavor.
Raven Software photo of: The Raven Team celebrating 25 years of making games
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Raven Software photo of: Our fantastic Admin and HR staff celebrating 25 years of games.
Raven Software photo of: Raven entrance for the Kid's Halloween Parade
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Raven Software Interviews

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    Sound Designer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Madison, WI (US)
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    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Raven Software (Madison, WI (US)) in May 2015.

    Interview

    The audio department of Raven is interested in talent and creativity. Your portfolio will be analyzed thoroughly. If they like what they hear, you are past the most difficult part of the interview process.
    After resume is submitted, call from audio director to gauge interest.
    Recruiter sets up culture interview via video through Thrive program to ensure culture fit and ask general questions that have no right or wrong answer.
    Quick phone call with audio team regarding portfolio items, previous work, and experience.
    Fly out to onsite interview with audio team + lunch.
    Tour Madison on trip.

    Interview Questions

    • What could you have done better on your portfolio?
      What implementation and scripting skills do you have?
      How familiar are you with the Call of Duty brand?
      Do you understand the different focuses of single player audio versus multiplayer audio?
      What DAW do you use?
      What is your sound design process?
      What mixing experience do you have?
      Are you willing to learn how to script?   Answer Question
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