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Job Overview
Wargaming Sydney is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join our studio. We are looking for experienced engineers who have an ability to work in a fast moving environment and adapt to working with different technology stacks as required. Previous experience in game development and related technology is a plus.

Reports To
The Mid/Senior Software Engineer (C++) will report to the Lead Software Engineer

What are we looking for?
Excellent knowledge of C/C++

Strong problem solving ability, knowledge of common algorithms and data structures

An understanding of how to write high performance code at an algorithmic and hardware level

Experience working with existing large code bases

Ability to autonomously solve problems and ensure timely completion of assigned work

Strong code and system design skills

Ability to support and mentor junior software engineers in the team

Good verbal and written communication skills

A passion for video games!

What additional skills will help you stand out?
Bachelor of Computer Science or Computer Engineering or equivalent

Experience with any other programming languages, especially Python

Experience in the game development industry, and related technology (e.g. Unreal, Unity)

Experience using Agile methodologies

About Wargaming:
Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher headquartered in Nicosia, Cyprus. Delivering legendary games since 1998, Wargaming has grown to become one of the leaders in the free-to-play MMO gaming industry with 4500+ employees and more than 20 offices globally. Over 200 million players enjoy Wargaming’s titles across all major gaming platforms, including the massively popular World of Tanks and World of Warships.

Working in our company means always having interesting challenges and gaining valuable experience while working with top-class experts.

Take your place among our passionate and experienced team and bring out the best in yourself at Wargaming!

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Software Engineer (Automation)

Job Overview

Wargaming Sydney is seeking a senior software engineer specialising in automation to join our studio. We are looking for someone with passion for quality and automation and experience working on networked server/client games. You will be covering all aspects of the game development technology stack and have a deep understanding of the challenges involved. In this role you will have the opportunity to work with a passionate team to help architect the framework that drives the development of our games and deliver the high quality experiences our players expect.

Reports To

Quality Manager

What you will do:

Develop automation infrastructure to aid testing across our full-stack of technologies, including client, server, tools and A.I.
Maintain existing automation infrastructure used to identify risks in areas such as performance, reliability, capability and scalability
Collaborate with team members to architect optimal automation solutions that maximise effectiveness of our testing
Coach and mentor others in automation and development processes to improve skills and efficiency across the team
Assist in managing execution of automation suites across a pool of machines
Identify and resolve systemic process issues across the Quality, Engineering, Creative and Production domains
Contribute to software engineering outside your core automation specialisation when the need arises
Continuously self-improve, developing your knowledge and skills by performing research to stay ahead of the curve
What are we looking for?

You have a demonstrated background in Automation Engineering
A highly developed quality mindset
Strong passion to build and automate systems
You have a background using Unreal Engine (UE4 a plus!)
Excellent skills using C++ and a scripting language, preferably Python
Previous experience in large projects
What additional skills will help you stand out?

Shipped at least one AAA title
Experience with Context-based testing
Site Reliability Engineering
Testing in Production
A love of Video Games and Game Technology
Experience with Jenkins
A bit about the studio and office:

At Wargaming Sydney we offer all our employees a comprehensive benefits package including discounted private health care, subsidised fitness/gym memberships, breakfast provided every day, a weekly company provided lunch, and more...

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome all races, religions and genders. We have zero tolerance for workplace bullying, discrimination, and harassment.Wargaming Sydney is the Australian branch of Wargaming.net.Please only apply for this role if you are authorised to work in Australia and hold the correct visa. Only successful applicants will be contacted.

STRICTLY NO AGENCIES PLEASE.

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Be Part of an Innovative, Industry Leading Team

LAI Games is a leading developer and manufacturer of arcade games and products with a portfolio comprised of video games, Virtual Reality experiences, mobile applications, ticket redemption games, and more.

Our development team consists of passionate gamers, driven to make the most fun, engaging and rewarding games and experiences for our players. We collaborate, evaluate, and iterate on everything that goes into the game, with a strong focus on “easy to play, hard to master”, and great user experiences.
Taking pride in maintaining the best and most reliable build processes, server configurations and development workflows, our Game Engineers don't just help to remove technical roadblocks when they arrive, they foresee them and prevent them from ever occurring. They are passionate about technology, up to date with the latest developments in the industry, and use this knowledge on a day to day basis to ensure that our games are always cutting edge. Game programmers at heart, our Game Engineers take a step back and analyse our projects as a whole, designing, implementing and monitoring the architecture that allows our team to efficiently craft some of the most innovative, engaging and rewarding games and experiences in our industry.

Responsibilities:
- Design and develop elegant solutions for a diverse range of complex problems to empower our teams to create games that are both technically and creatively innovative.
- Work closely with artists, designers, QA and engineers across all projects to discover opportunities where software can improve our workflows and infrastructure.
- Collaborate with programmers, artists and designers to create tools, asset pipelines, workflow processes and cloud solutions that are reliable, efficient and easy to use.
- Design and develop game software with a high standard of code quality, stability, maintainability, readability and performance.
- Provide expert advise regard the best operating systems, hardware platforms, game engines and techniques for implementing games, features and tools.
- Diagnose and resolve issues with current and past projects, and test to ensure stability.
- Contribute to the design of new product ideas and features.
- Rapidly prototype and iterate on new game ideas to evaluate their fun, feasibility and market fit

Requirements:
- High standards of code quality, usability and maintainability.
- Expert experience developing PC games with Unity3D and C#
- Experience with REST APIs and cloud-based platforms (AWS, Azure, etc).
- Strong knowledge of bench-marking, optimisation and PC hardware performance.
- Able to thrive in a diverse, collaborative team working productively and autonomously.
- Strong experience with common gameplay features such as physics, animation, user interfaces, state machines, networking, etc.
- Experience writing other software such as C++ DLLs, APIs, servers, windows services, console programs, Powershell/batch scripts, or websites.
- Experience working in teams with version control systems such as Git, Mercurial or Perforce.
- Experience with a variety of software development tools and practices such as unit testing, build automation, dependency injection, data-driven development, etc.
- Strong communication skills in English, both written and verbal.
- A passion for games is critical as you'll be collaborating with the games development team and contributing to LAI Games products.

Advantageous:
- Experience with iOS, Android and web development, and any other programming languages.
- Experience developing for VR

Qualifications:
- Tertiary degree in a relevant technical field, or equivalent experience.
- 5+ years experience in design and development of games.

Benefits
- Flexible working hours
- Monthly self-directed personal development days and game jams
- We finish at 4:30 every Friday afternoon for social drinks and games
- Work in a dynamic, creative work space located in Singapore's technology and media hub
- Live and work in amazing Singapore! One of the safest, cleanest, greenest, most well connected and multicultural cities in the world!
- Being a part of the out-of-home entertainment industry, we like to have frequent team events and enjoy what the industry has to offer.
- We have close relationships with key customers such as Timezone, and get to spend a lot of time in their centres

If this sounds like you, please visit our career portal to submit your application: https://helixleisure.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=88

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• Attractive salary offers / long-term position
• Merit based quick promotion possibilities
• Rapidly growing company
• Award-winning team and projects

What’s this about:
Award-winning serious games company LionsHeart Studios, is looking for talented, dedicated and driven Mid and Senior Back-End Programmers with strong portfolios and experience in the videogame industry to join its rapidly expanding team based at the University of New South Wales, Kensington Campus.

About us:
At LionsHeart we aim to develop videogames that can educate the world, and successfully bridge the gap between the two. We care immensely about our users and aim to deliver our best in all our products.

Already counting a number of successful titles played by thousands of students across Australia and abroad, we are now moving towards the international market as we ramp up for our public release this year.

A few early prototypes of our products can be found at http://lionsheartstudios.com/courses

About the position:
In this role we expect you to become an indispensable member of the tech team, working closely with game designers, developers and researchers to create game functionality in a very agile environment. If you care about writing elegant code that can make a difference, you believe games can change the world and you are ready to quickly learn on the job and take initiative, come join us!

Requirements:
* Experience with modern JavaScript flavours (e.g. ES6), frameworks, libraries and build pipelines, both front and back end
* Experience with Promises, coroutines and the async/await pattern
* Comfortable using Git
* Experience with at least one other major language (e.g. Python)
* Experience with both SQL and NoSQL databases
* Experience with Linux
* Excellent communicator and team player
* Bachelor in Computer Science/Software Dev/similar or equivalent demonstrable industry experience

Desirables:
* Experience with reactive frameworks (e.g. React)
* Experience with Meteor or similar real-time frameworks.
* Experience with Docker
* Proficiency with Python
* Experience with Django
* AWS product knowledge

Bonus:
* A Github account showcasing your open-source contributions, perhaps with some projects of your own
* An interest in delivering educational content (any scholarly background?)

If you are interested in joining a fun (and overachieving) team of people delivering award-winning serious games, please forward your CV and cover letter to jobs@lionsheartstudios.com.

Please apply for this role only if you have the right to work in Australia. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

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Software Engineer

The successful candidate will either be a recent graduate or have up to three years of commercial software development experience. Candidates would be expected to have a relevant degree in Computer Science or similar, and have studied in areas such as Games Technology, Mathematics and Physics.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Successful candidates will demonstrate:

  • • An applicable bachelor's degree.
  • • A passion for learning and developing your software development skills.
  • • Good interpersonal communication skills.

Candidates must also demonstrate some of:

  • • Excellent understanding of 3D mathematics and physics.
  • • Thorough understanding of C++ and/or C# as well as object-oriented principles.
  • • Experience with games/graphics engines such as Unity.

WHAT WE OFFER YOU

  • • A casual, friendly atmosphere.
  • • Flexible hours.
  • • A highly talented and dedicated team to work with and learn from.
  • • We have many years of experience running successful agile software projects using SCRUM to regularly deliver new products and features to customers worldwide.
  • • Exposure to DirectX, Unity 3D and other gaming/graphics technologies including the latest Virtual Reality hardware.
  • • We support your learning and growth with one day of personal project time allowed each fortnight.

This role is based in Osborne Park, WA. Parking is provided and the office is conveniently located close to public transport. This position is a Fixed Term Contract.

WHAT WE DO

Immersive Technologies is the global leader in mining training simulation and has been for more than 20 years. We are a trusted supplier to all major mining companies, have exclusive alliances with machine manufacturers and have customers in 39 countries. Our simulator software utilises gaming technologies to simulate heavy equipment in a virtual 3D world.

  • • We work on interesting 3D simulation projects which combine our software with custom hardware including moving platforms, large display systems and realistic operator controls.
  • • We develop object oriented application software in C++ and C# using libraries such as DirectX and Unity 3D. We also create Node JS web applications using the latest web technologies such as ES6 and React.
  • • We run well managed projects following agile processes.
  • • We have short project cycles.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply please include the following information:

  1. 1. Resume & Cover letter.
  2. 2. Academic transcript.
  3. 3. A short summary of an interesting software project you have worked on. This can either be a university assignment, open source or personal project. Please include details of what successes you experienced, what technology was used and how you personally contributed to the success of the project team.

Visit http://www.immersivetechnologies.com to see what we do.

Visit the job ad on Seek to apply - http://www.seek.com.au/job/31054522

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Graduate Software Engineer

Permanent full-time role
Major projects
Immediate start
Port Melbourne - Dynamic Growing Company

Founded in 2011, Atlas Gaming is one of the fastest growing gaming companies based in Melbourne, Australia. We are a developer of Casino, online and mobile games.

The company is going through an exciting expansion plan, fuelling its need to hire more of the world's best talent.

We make fun, joyful games and we are constantly seeking motivated, creative and passionate individuals to join our team. We have the need to develop new gaming platforms, new communications protocols and network platforms for our games.

We are looking for a talented developer who has communication protocol programming experience, is passionate about games, has strong ability in resolving complex design and technical problems, and works comfortably in an open team environment. Knowledge of Linux, Multi-threading highly value.

Working in the software development team you will join a passionate team of software developers, graphic designers and testers.

To be successful in this role you will need to have:

Must Have Technical Skills

Proven experience writing high performance and reliable code.
Passion for effective engineering, modelling and analysis
Excellent knowledge of C++ and Java
Experience in large data set processing or high volume web platforms
Superior Computer Science degree from a leading university – Honours, or above (highly desirable not essential) if you can demonstrate outstanding skills please apply.
Personal Characteristics

Strong ability to resolve complex design and technical problems.
Ability to work as a team member
Ability to learn and adapt quickly
Excellent communication skills.
Benefits

Highly attractive remuneration package to attract and retain the very best global talent
Surrounded by talented Mentors working on world leading technologies
Outstanding career opportunity with one of the world's most innovative companies
Travelling within Australia and overseas will be required.
To be successful you must be Australian citizen or permanent resident and undergo a Victorian police check and probity checks.

email us your CV at careers@atlas-gaming.com.au

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Indie developed prototype in very early stages!

Menu system programmer needed to kickstart development process.
Must have experience in C# and Unity.
Control sticks will be primary base of menu control.
Will receive 10% of all earnings of prototype game.
Work@Home, no consistent working hours.
Must be able to provide proof of concept.

This job will largely rely on the relationship between the Designer and the Programmer

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Seeking a talented programmer who is self-motivated, able to work independently and meet deadlines.
Applicant must be able to work as a team, corresponding via email and other online methods of communication if necessary.

Applicant will be responsible for developing 2D iphone games.

Required Skills:

  • Strong understanding of Objective-C, Cocoa Touch, xcode
  • Portfolio of published apps
  • Implementing social media connectivity into apps
  • Great communication skills

Desired Skills:

  • Android platform development experience
  • Strong understanding of Java
  • Monetizing SDK knowledge

*Previous experience/knowledge of gesture controls will be advantageous to your application.

This job will require you to work independently from home.
Contract work - Wages will be negotiable.

Please send your Cover Letter and CV to: kevin12345@live.com.au

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Blue Tongue Entertainment

  • Be part of a global team, accessing a wealth of experience and knowledge within the THQ group
  • Development on current and next-generation consoles

Blue Tongue Entertainment, a video game developer based in Melbourne, Australia.
Blue Tongue currently has 80 employees and is part of THQ Inc- a leading worldwide developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software. The company has developed for all popular video game systems, and has experience in many genres.
Blue Tongue Entertainment was founded in October 1995. Titles produced include AFL Finals Fever (PC), Starship Troopers (PC), Jurassic Park: Operation Genesis (PS2/Xbox/PC) and more recently Barnyard (PS2/GameCube/PC/Wii) and Nicktoons Battle for Volcano Island (PS2/GameCube). The studio is currently working on two new titles, an action-adventure game for Microsoft Xbox 360, Sony Playstation 2, and Nintendo Wii, and a new IP exclusive to the Nintendo Wii. With continued growth and a line-up of exciting next-gen projects in development, the future for Blue Tongue is a bright one.
Game Systems Programmer
An opportunity exists for a talented programmer to join the Technology Team at THQ Bluetongue Entertainment. This is a unique opportunity to work on defining and implementing the systems code for Bluetongue?s next-generation game engine for Playstation3 and Xbox 360.
Job Role:

  • Research and development of new technologies for Playstation3 and Xbox 360.
  • Development of reusable systems architecture.
  • Completion of programming tasks in accordance with the technical schedule.
  • Functional testing and documentation of all code.

Job Requirements:

  • Strong C/C++ skills.
  • Specialist knowledge in at least one area of game systems programming.
  • Proven experience working in a game systems programming environment.
  • A strong documentation ethic.
  • Ability to follow a coding standard closely.
  • Ability to make accurate estimates on design and implementation of systems programming tasks.

Advantages:

  • Experience working on Playstation 3 and/or Xbox 360 platforms as a systems programmer.
  • Knowledge of multicore and/or multithreaded programming techniques.
  • CELL BBE familiarity.
  • Shader language familiarity (HLSL, Cg).
  • Any experience working with common middleware packages.
  • Network game programming experience.
  • Familiarity with common "next-gen" graphical techniques.
  • Any experience working with managed C++ and/or C#.

Tools Programmer
An opportunity exists for a talented programmer to join the Technology Team at THQ Bluetongue Entertainment. This is a unique opportunity to work on defining the tools and technology for the company?s push to next-generation games for Xbox 360 and Playstation3.
Role

  • Development of tools and technology in the support of game development teams.
  • Training and tuition of developers in the use of tools and technology.
  • Support and maintenance of tools.
  • Design and implementation of game content pipelines.
  • Reports to the Technical Director.

Job Requirements

  • Strong C/C++.
  • Strong C# and experience writing and maintaining managed code.
  • Experience with defining tools and content generation pipelines for at least one shipping game, or similar work-related experience.
  • A strong documentation ethic.
  • Ability to train and mentor content creators in the use of tools created.
  • Experience with Perl, BAT and other common scripting language alternatives.

Advantages

  • Experience generating platform specific assets for next-generation console hardware.
  • Experience defining a CruiseControl.NET server (or similar continuous integration system).
  • Experience with build scripting (NAnt, MSBuild, Make files).
  • Experience creating a unit testing framework.
  • Experience working with Maya and MEL scripting.
  • Experience working with Collada.
  • Experience working with shader languages (HLSL, Cg).
  • Experience writing model exporters, explorer extensions, MFC.
  • Experience with XSL, velocity templates, style sheets and XML coding.
  • Network programming experience.

QA Programmer
The QA Programmer will be responsible for developing and maintain various tools used by the Quality Assurance team. This includes the auto build system for all projects.This will involve the creation and maintenance of scripts, macros, build reports and the maintenance of required build applications and development tools (e.g. SDKs, compilers, exporters, level editors etc).This role will also involve the maintenance of the bug and task database application and associated scripts. This position will report directly to the Lead QA Tester.
Position:-

  • Development of QA related tools (Some tools may be used across both Australian sites)
  • Maintain the auto build system including updates to SDKs and other development tools, implementation of additional functionality requested by the QA Manager and Project Manager.
  • Maintain the bug tracking system and scripts including the implementation of additional functionality requested by the QA Manager
  • Maintain the tasks tracking system and scripts including the implementation of additional functionality requested by the project managers.
  • Support testing staff
  • Clear and concise communication of all issues

Requirements:-

  • Enthusiasm and knowledge of video games in general
  • Programming experience (Preferred languages are: C++, C#/.NET),
  • Scripting languages (VBScript, Game Monkey Script, Lua).
  • Experience using Visual Studio.NET
  • Game industry experience an advantage
  • University degree in Computer Science desired

Technical Artist
The Technical Artist is responsible for ensure efficiency of the art pipeline and non-game-specific documentation and providing technical and art support to teams where appropriate. This position will report directly to the Lead Artist.
- Position:- --

  • Research and develop process and tools to support future art development.
  • Understanding the needs of current and future game development as it relates to art; including shaders, optimal graphical performance and visual effects.
  • Designing shaders and visual effects.
  • Research and implement competitive production techniques.
  • Work closely with all disciplines, but especially the technology teams.
  • Identify and recommend software and hardware needs.
  • Provide both technical and creative support to art teams as required.

-Requirements:- --

  • Significant games industry experience in a related role.
  • Proven technical art skills.
  • Proficiency in MELScript or MAXScript programming
  • Strong knowledge of Maya and 3dsmax.
  • Love of games and multiple genres appreciated.
  • Art degree preferred.

Animator
The Animator is responsible for setting up and animating 3D characters generated by the art department. The successful applicant will be able to Creating world-class animations for organic and inorganic models. This position will report directly to the Lead Artist.
Position:-

  • Character rigging and Character modeling when necessary
  • Character texturing when necessary
  • Constructing bone rigs and painting skins for existing models
  • Lip synching and facial animation for scripted sequences

Requirements:-

  • Games industry experience
  • Proven animation skills (2 and 4 legged characters)
  • Proven modeling skills and texturing skills
  • An ability to create natural motion, quickly and with ease
  • knowledge of Maya animation system
  • Expert in Max5, Character studio (especially biped), Photoshop

Junior Animator
The Animator is responsible for setting up and animating 3D characters generated by the art department. The successful applicant will be able to create world-class animations for organic and inorganic models. This position will report directly to the Lead Artist.
Required skills:-

  • Proven animation skills (a range of examples which could include 2 or 4 legged characters, dialogue, cartoon or realistic animation)
  • An ability to create natural motion, quickly and with ease
  • knowledge of rigging with Max or Maya
  • attention to detail

The following are highly regarded:-

  • Proven modeling skills and texturing skills
  • Extensive knowledge of Maya or Max tools
  • Formal art qualification

Visual Effects Artist
The Visual Effects Artist will be responsible for creating visual effects. This position will report directly to the Lead Artist.
Required skills:-

  • Demonstrable illustration or design background
  • Experience creating visual effects with Max or equivalent 3D packages
  • Familiarity with Photoshop
  • Attention to detail
  • Industry experience

The following skills are highly regarded:-

  • Proven 3D skills for both high-end and low resolution modeling a plus
  • Love of games and multiple genres appreciated
  • formal art qualification

Environment Artist
The Environment Artist will be responsible for modeling & texturing 3D environments. This position will report directly to the Lead Artist.
Required skills:-

  • Demonstrable illustration or design background
  • Proven 3D skills for both high-end and low resolution modeling in Max or equivalent 3d package.
  • Familiarity with Photoshop.
  • Proven ability in 3D environment creation.
  • Attention to detail.

The following skills are highly regarded:-

  • Games industry experience.
  • Formal Art qualification.
  • Love of games and multiple genres appreciated.

Junior Artist/Level Designer
The Level Designer is responsible for designing, object placement and scripting of the world in a game. This position will be working on a new IP on the Nintendo Wii system, this is a fantastic opportunity for someone that?s looking to break into the industry, or if you are just looking for an interesting and original project to be part of. This position will report directly to the Lead Designer.
Position:-

  • Create and execute level design documents
  • Place game objects throughout a world
  • Set up scripts on objects
  • Tune and balance levels, puzzles, triggers and effects

Requirements:-

  • Game industry experience an advantage
  • Proven ability to design engaging gaming experiences
  • Ability to think and be familiar with 3D space
  • Knowledge of 3D art tools
  • Written English and creative writing skills a distinct advantage
  • Knowledge of 3D art tools
  • University Education desired

For a confidential discussion, please contact Andrew Kirkby, Recruitment Co-ordinator at akirkby@thq.com or +61 3 99149944.
Applications:-Please submit all applications via jobs@bluetongue.com

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Submitted by anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 05/01/07 - 1:35 AM Permalink

  • 1. Anonymous Coward - Sat, 6 Jan 2007 14:9:48ZIt would be nice to know what state they are planning on setting up shop in!
  • 2. TheBoyMadeOfSnot - Sat, 6 Jan 2007 14:30:46ZWell, using the wonders of the internet, you could find out on their website that they're in Western Australia.. namely Perth.
  • 3. Anonymous Coward - Sat, 6 Jan 2007 20:15:7ZI've never heard of these guys before. Locally or internationally. What exactly have they done game development wise before?

    I suppose I could search the net, but I couldn't be bothered.

  • 4. Anonymous Coward - Sun, 7 Jan 2007 14:17:40ZOn there website they talk about being a new firm.
  • 5. Anonymous Coward - Thu, 11 Jan 2007 21:35:2ZHmm danger, Will Robinson
  • 6. The Fosh - Mon, 12 Feb 2007 0:35:52ZSounds dangerous - does anyone know what they're offering?
  • 7. Jackydablunt - Sun, 4 Mar 2007 20:31:52ZJust started working design for them a little while ago and I have to say I'm really enjoying it. I can't predict the future and I've been wrong maaaany a time in the past, but for now I like the people, I love the project, and the head guys are just really easy going and down to earth guys, but additionally they seem to know what they're doing without boasting and talking themselves up.

    Either way I can't really see it as being "dangerous", I've been in "dangerous" before and this ain't it, its just a regular place. If you want more info I guess the best thing to do would be to simply ask them, or ask me, though the info I give wont be much due to the NDA.

    Dan

  • 8. Apologetic Abuser - Thu, 15 Mar 2007 14:4:15ZI hate will robinson... such a jerk... sorry
  • 9. latexnut - Thu, 12 Apr 2007 14:36:19Zfunny how it does not mention well being of the staff in the front page

    2cents

  • 10. Jackydablunt - Fri, 13 Apr 2007 0:42:41ZIt's more about getting lead positions hammered down first, then filling out the rest. But from what I've seen most places do still look at entry level despite putting down minimums of this and that. All of the jobs I've worked, every one, I didn't meet the criteria for but I applied anyway. Granted I got knocked back by a hell of a lot, pretty much the majority of Aus studios have knocked me back because they were looking for something I didn't have. But every now and then you'll get some place that will go 'hey, this guy's actually got something here'. All companies have entry level staff, all of them, they'd be stupid to shut that off, especially in aus where there is generally little exp, so apply, apply everywhere, and keep updating your resume. You know your strengths, and sooner or later some place will notice them too.
  • 11. Maestro - Fri, 13 Apr 2007 9:46:49ZMy experience was very similar to Jackydablunt, I just kept putting my resume in with companies every couple months until one saw my potential. I put a few code samples in there as well, although they weren't of full games since I was also working on full time demanding business software (more hours than games in some cases due to strict deadlines) so I just put in what I could.
  • 12. Apologetic Abuser - Fri, 13 Apr 2007 14:22:47ZThanks guys...
    You give me hope that I may actually get a job.

If you?re interested in revolutionizing virtual worlds and online gaming, we want to hear from you. We offer a fantastic work environment and a competitive benefits package, including stock options.

Interzone is an early-stage fully-funded company with immodest intent. Candidates must thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment and be willing to take on a variety of responsibilities.

We are currently looking to fill the following positions. If you are interested, please email your resume to jobs AT interzonegames DOT com with the position in the subject heading.

* Design
- LEAD GAME DESIGNER
- JUNIOR GAME DESIGNER
- GAME DESIGNER
- GAME SYSTEMS DESIGNER
- WORLD DESIGNER

* Engineering
- GAME CLIENT LEAD ENGINEER
- SERVER LEAD ENGINEER
- TOOLS LEAD ENGINEER
- GAME SYSTEM ENGINEER
- GAME CLIENT ENGINEER
- SERVER ENGINEER
- TOOLS ENGINEER

* Art
- ART DIRECTOR
- CONCEPT ARTIST
- TECHNICAL ARTIST
- LEAD ANIMATOR
- SENIOR ANIMATOR
- TECHNICAL ANIMATOR
- ANIMATOR
- CHARACTER MODELER
- 3D MODELER

* Other
- IT GENERALIST

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