The next God of War game is getting a major sound designer added to its team, as Gamespot has reported that Beau Anthony Jimenez is working on God of War: Ragnarok — continuing his working relationship with PlayStation after helping score such hits as The Last of Us Part: 2 and Uncharted: The Lost Legacy.
Here’s the tweet from Beau himself announcing that he’s excited to work on the next God of War game.
Beyond thrilled to announce I have joined the @PlayStation Sound team! ♥️
Honored to help contribute to PlayStation’s tradition of pushing the industry forward with iconic-sounding experiences… starting with the next God of War title! pic.twitter.com/RsOqQKzZgy
— Beau Anthony Jimenez (@thebeauanthony) January 12, 2021
Having worked in the industry for many years now, Beau has also contributed to the Destiny games as well as Ori and the Blind Forest. His official About-Me profile describes his character well.
Beau is a Sound Designer & Ear Exciter at PlayStation Studios who is driven to push the limits of game audio and help steer a team towards excellence. He is a passionate sound creator, a positive, solution-oriented leader, a fierce collaborator, an avid field recordist, and a technical tinkerer. His goal is to continue to foster a fun, creative environment for the overall success of a team and a game’s soundtrack.
As an interactive sound artist, Beau is driven to explore the relationship between a powerful soundtrack and the technology that controls it: how the two can be truly be optimized, finessed and intelligently interweaved to create a dynamic soundscape that emotionally resonates with the player.
While we’re all waiting for the next God of War, you can revisit the announcement trailer here if you missed it.