Jared Emerson-Johnson

I make music for video games.

Hi there. I'm Jared Emerson-Johnson. For the past decade or so I've been the music man at Bay Area Sound—writing music, creating sound design, directing voiceover and acting in all sorts of games and occasionally in other media.

You may know me from my scores to the Sam & Max series from Telltale Games, or perhaps you have found yourself here because of my more recent work on The Walking Dead, The Wolf Among Us, Tales From the Borderlands, and/or Game of Thrones (also from Telltale).

Regardless of what brought you here, welcome! I hope I can provide you with whatever you're looking for.

“Every piece of music serves to further enhance the experience… “- Comic Book Resources on The Walking Dead Season Two: All That Remains “The major highlight of the episode for me was the music — something that the source material can never replicate properly. Jared Emerson-Johnson has done an incredible job of injecting the right blend of horror and suspense in all the right places. Even his selection of music for instances when one should feel safe still have that lingering feeling of unease. The background music in “The Walking Dead” video game is an aspect unique to this particular format, and it’s a huge advantage for “A House Divided,” which is largely conversational, and relies somewhat on the music to help direct the overall tone. “- Comic Book Resources on The Walking Dead Season Two: A House Divided “The soundtrack is utterly beautiful – proving already to be even better than the first set of episodes’ powerful tunes. “- Escapist Magazine on The Walking Dead Season Two: All That Remains

“Every piece of music serves to further enhance the experience… Comic Book Resources on The Walking Dead Season Two: All That Remains

“The major highlight of the episode for me was the music — something that the source material can never replicate properly. Jared Emerson-Johnson has done an incredible job of injecting the right blend of horror and suspense in all the right places. Even his selection of music for instances when one should feel safe still have that lingering feeling of unease. The background music in “The Walking Dead” video game is an aspect unique to this particular format, and it’s a huge advantage for “A House Divided,” which is largely conversational, and relies somewhat on the music to help direct the overall tone. Comic Book Resources on The Walking Dead Season Two: A House Divided

“The soundtrack is utterly beautiful – proving already to be even better than the first set of episodes’ powerful tunes. Escapist Magazine on The Walking Dead Season Two: All That Remains