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Games Lab is offering a rare opportunity for a talented individual to join our Post Production team and have the chance to develop high quality online casino games.

This is an entry level position which will primarily involve compilation and layout using Adobe After Effects.

Primary responsibilities will include:
Compilation, layout and exporting of game packages and assets using Adobe After Effects

Sourcing & editing in-game sound effects

Producing marketing game screens and demo videos

Creating and maintaining accurate and detailed implementation documentation

Providing quality control checks on your own and other team members work

Essential Skills:
Proficiency with Adobe After Effects

Basic knowledge of video production & editing techniques

Basic knowledge of motion graphic techniques

Ability to edit art assets in Adobe Suite

Ability to create detailed & accurate documentation in MS Word

Self-motivation, attention to detail & excellent written and oral communication skills

Knowledge of animation and audio engineering techniques and industry experience is highly regarded.

To be considered, please send us your CV outlining your past experience, examples of your work (or links to the online location) and a cover letter describing your suitability for the role.

Referees are essential, and probationary periods and performance reviews will apply. To be considered for this position you must have an appropriate Australian or New Zealand work visa, and be currently living in Australia.

Please note that due to the large volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond personally to phone or email inquiries regarding the status of an application. Only candidates being considered for an interview will be contacted as we are hard at work making great games!

(Maximum email size: 3Mb) to: jobs@games-lab.com.au

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A leading Sydney-based Australian games company is offering a full-time role within our Post Production department, to work with our team in developing online casino games. This is an entry level position which will primarily involve compilation and layout using Adobe After Effects.

To be considered for this position you must have an appropriate Australian or New Zealand work visa, and be currently living in Australia.

Primary Responsibilities:
As part of our Post Production team your main responsibilities will include:
• Compilation, layout and exporting of game packages and assets using Adobe After Effects
• Sourcing & editing in-game sound effects
• Producing marketing game screens and demo videos
• Creating and maintaining accurate and detailed implementation documentation
• Providing quality control checks on your own and other team members work

Secondary Responsibilities:
• Producing VFX using Adobe After Effects
• Producing animations for online casino games

Essential Skills:
• Ability to create game demos with Adobe After Effects
o Basic knowledge of video production & editing techniques
o Basic level knowledge of expressions (scripting skills not essential but desired)
o Knowledge of Trapcode Particular
o Basic knowledge of animation techniques
o Basic knowledge of motion graphic techniques
• Ability to edit art assets in Adobe Photoshop
• Ability to edit art assets in Adobe Illustrator
• Ability to create audio in Sony Soundforge, Adobe Audition or Cubase
o Basic knowledge of audio engineering techniques
• Ability to create detailed & accurate documentation in MS Word
• Ability to work to strict deadlines while maintaining a high degree of quality
• Ability to work in a team environment and take direction from management
• Self-motivation, attention to detail & excellent written and oral communication skills

Highly Regarded:
• Experience with Element 3D in Adobe After effects

To be considered, please send us your CV outlining your past experience, examples of your work (or links to the online location) and a cover letter describing your suitability for the role.
Referees are essential, and probationary periods and performance reviews will apply. To be considered for this position you must have an appropriate Australian or New Zealand work visa, and be currently living in Australia.
No recruitment agencies please.
Please note that due to the large volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond personally to phone or email inquiries regarding the status of an application. Only candidates being considered for an interview will be contacted as we are hard at work making great games!
(Maximum email size: 3Mb) to: jobs@games-lab.com.au

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A rare opportunity exists for an exceptionally talented and creative Illustrator/Graphic Artist to join our studio situated in Chatswood.

As part of our close-knit team of artists, you will be creating high-quality original artwork primarily for the casino/gaming industry all the way from concept stage through to finished digital artwork.

Essential skills required:

• Possess a versatile skill set with the ability to produce premium quality, original illustrations in both a realistic and cartoon style

• Expert knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop to deliver high end finished art

• Ability to produce unique characters, environments and objects within any given theme

• A strong sense of colour theory, typography, UI and graphic design

• Ability to follow a brief and to work under direction, as an individual and as part of a team

• Ability to manage your time and work to deadlines

• Display excellent communication skills and have an eye for detail

Experience with 3D programs, along with formal art and design qualifications will be highly regarded. Previous industry and studio experience is also an advantage.

About us
Our team of artists work on new and diverse gaming projects for delivery into a range of platforms, from Facebook to online casinos, iOS to Android. Our ever expanding portfolio includes innovative slots, funky mobile games, educational apps and even digital comics. Think you’ll be stuck drawing pyramids for the entire time here? Think again! We guarantee some of the artwork we’ve produced will be unlike any you’ve seen before!

We expect hard-working team members who will perform diligently, enthusiastically and reliably, no matter how big or small the task.

This position is full time and in-house. Performance reviews and probationary periods will apply.

Potential applicants should note that we hire artists over a multi-stage process that includes a home-drawing test, an in-house drawing and proof-reading test and an interview.

To apply, please send a cover letter to jobs@games-lab.com.au describing your suitability for the role, your CV which includes referee details, and most importantly your original artwork samples (total 5MB limit) or a link to your online portfolio so we can see your skills!

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, please understand that only short-listed candidates will be contacted to progress with their application, as we are hard at work producing awesome games! Unsolicited emails from recruitment companies will be promptly deleted.

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HTML5 Lead Developer
An independent Australian games company based in Sydney’s North is seeking an experienced HTML5 lead developer to create browser-based slot game clients.
Principal Duties:
• Develop new browser-based games in HTML5
• Manage a small team of both in-house and remote programmers
• Develop internal HTML5 Pipeline procedures and techniques
• Modifying existing HTML5 games and building new games on existing architecture
• Work with production in determining time estimates and technical plans
• Adhering to clean coding standards

Required Skills & Experience:
• Advanced knowledge of HTML5
• Advanced knowledge of both canvas rendering as well as DOM + CSS3 techniques
• Knowledge and experience in building slot games or entertainment products in HTML5
• Experience with at least one HTML5 framework
• Understanding of Software Design
• Strong communication skills
• Previous experience working with remote team members is highly regarded
• Minimum five (5) year’s industry experience

You must provide a portfolio containing previous HTML5 projects you have worked on.
This position is full time and in-house. Performance reviews and a 3 month probationary period will apply.
To be considered for this role you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, or already have obtained a current Australian work visa.
To apply, please forward an application to jobs@games-lab.com.au that includes:
1. A personalised cover letter
2. Your up to date resume, including 2 or more referee details
3. Your portfolio containing previous HTML5 projects you have worked on

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An independent Australian games company based in Sydney’s North is seeking an experienced HTML5 developer to create browser-based slot game clients.
Principal Duties:
• Develop new browser-based games in HTML5
• Modifying existing HTML5 games and building new games on existing architecture
• Work with production in determining time estimates and technical plans
• Adhering to clean coding standards

Required Skills & Experience:
• Advanced knowledge of HTML5
• Advanced knowledge of both canvas rendering as well as DOM + CSS3 techniques
• Knowledge and experience in building slot games or entertainment products in HTML5
• Experience with at least one HTML5 framework
• Understanding of Software Design
• Strong communication skills
• Minimum three (3) year’s industry experience

You must provide a portfolio containing previous HTML5 projects you have worked on.
This position is full time and in-house. Performance reviews and a 3 month probationary period will apply.
To be considered for this role you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, or already have obtained a current Australian work visa.
To apply, please forward an application to jobs@games-lab.com.au that includes:
1. A personalised cover letter
2. Your up to date resume, including 2 or more referee details
3. Your portfolio containing previous HTML5 projects you have worked on

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ILLUSTRATOR/GRAPHIC ARTIST – FULL TIME

A rare opportunity exists for an exceptionally talented and creative Illustrator/Graphic Artist to join our studio situated in Chatswood.

As part of our close-knit team of artists, you will be creating high-quality original artwork primarily for the casino/gaming industry all the way from concept stage through to finished digital artwork.

Essential skills required:

• Possess a versatile skill set with the ability to produce premium quality, original illustrations in both a realistic and cartoon style
• Expert knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop to deliver high end finished art
• Ability to produce unique characters, environments and objects within any given theme
• A strong sense of colour theory, typography, UI and graphic design
• Ability to follow a brief and to work under direction, as an individual and as part of a team
• Ability to manage your time and work to deadlines
• Display excellent communication skills and have an eye for detail

Experience with 3D programs, along with formal art and design qualifications will be highly regarded. Previous industry and studio experience is also an advantage.

About us

Our team of artists work on new and diverse gaming projects for delivery into a range of platforms, from Facebook to online casinos, iOS to Android. Our ever expanding portfolio includes innovative slots, funky mobile games, educational apps and even digital comics. Think you’ll be stuck drawing pyramids for the entire time here? Think again! We guarantee some of the artwork we’ve produced will be unlike any you’ve seen before!

We expect hard-working team members who will perform diligently, enthusiastically and reliably, no matter how big or small the task.

This position is full time and in-house. Performance reviews and probationary periods will apply.

Potential applicants should note that we hire artists over a multi-stage process that includes a home-drawing test, an in-house drawing and proof-reading test and an interview.

To apply, please send a cover letter to jobs@games-lab.com.au describing your suitability for the role, your CV which includes referee details, and most importantly your original artwork samples (total 5MB limit) or a link to your online portfolio so we can see your skills!

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, please understand that only short-listed candidates will be contacted to progress with their application, as we are hard at work producing awesome games! Unsolicited emails from recruitment companies will be promptly deleted.

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An Australian games company is seeking an IT Support Technician to join their expanding team devoted towards the development of online casino games.

The company has 40+ full time staff internally, and deal with various individual supply companies. We’re currently seeking an eager, up-beat and personable IT Support Technician to look after all of the needs of the full time staff, and suppliers.

This is an entry-mid level role where you will have a tremendous opportunity to learn real life Networking and Technical Support skills, whilst working within an established and exciting organisation.

You duties within the role will include but are not limited to:
• Desktop Installation, support, and repair for both new and existing users
• Email and Network setup for new and existing users
• Network configuring, repair and support including wireless, cabling, and desktop connection
• Logging all support requests and calls from both staff and clients
• Research and delivery of advice to management to improve operating systems and procedures
• On-site Support

Essential Requirements:
• Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and an exceptional customer focus.
• Confidence and maturity to act autonomously with a client and as a part of a team.
• Troubleshooting skills within Windows XP & Windows 7 Desktop environments.
• Experience with standard applications i.e. Microsoft Office, Anti-Virus.
• Basic Networking/infrastructure skills (TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, Printers).
• Practical knowledge of ADSL, DSL, SHDSL and Wireless Technologies.
• Flexible work approach.

Desirable Experience:
• Experience supporting Tablet and Smartphone devices.
• Experience with RMM Tools, but not necessary.
• Experience with Administration of Microsoft servers 2003/2008/2008 R2/2012, SQL 2005/2008, Exchange 2007/2010, SBS 2003/2008/2011.
• Understanding of Windows Registry and Active Directory.
• VPN Troubleshooting experience.
• Understanding of Cloud Technologies.

Our friendly studio atmosphere encourages creativity and we offer our staff a number of great perks including:
• Casual dress
• Fresh fruit & bread
• Flexible leave arrangements
• In-house training & learning opportunities

With bonuses like these on offer, we are in return expecting hard-working team members who will perform diligently, enthusiastically and reliably, no matter how big or small the task.

This position is full time and in-house. Performance reviews and a 3 month probationary period will apply. To be eligible for this role you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, or already have obtained a current Australian work visa.

If you feel you meet the criteria above and are looking to kick start your career in IT, please send your resume and cover letter to xea_jobs@games-lab.com.au

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, please understand that only short-listed candidates will be contacted to progress with their application.

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An independent Australian game company is seeking an experienced HTML5 developer to assist in building browser-based games.

Principal Duties:
• Building new browser-based games in HTML5
• Modifying existing HTML5 games and building new games on existing architecture
• Assisting the Technical Director in determining time estimates and technical plans
• Adhering to clean coding standards

Required Skills & Experience:
• Advanced knowledge of HTML5
• Advanced knowledge of both canvas rendering as well as DOM + CSS3 techniques
• Knowledge and experience in building games and entertainment products in HTML5
• Experience with at least one HTML5 framework such as EaselJS
• Understanding of Software Design
• Strong communication skills
• Minimum three (3) years experience

You must provide a portfolio containing previous HTML5 projects you have worked on.

Our friendly studio atmosphere encourages creativity and we offer our staff a number of great perks including:
• Casual dress
• Fresh fruit & bread
• Flexible leave arrangements
• In-house training & learning opportunities

This position is full time and in-house. Performance reviews and a 3 month probationary period will apply.

To be considered for this role you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, or already have obtained a current Australian work visa.
To apply, please forward an application to xea_jobs@games-lab.com.au that includes:
1. A personalised cover letter
2. Your up to date resume, including 2 or more referee details
3. Your portfolio containing previous HTML5 projects you have worked on

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MAYA GENERALIST

A leading Australian game company is seeking a Maya Generalist to join an expanding team devoted towards the development of online casino games.

As part of animation team located in our Sydney CBD studio, you will produce:

  • Character and FX animations for a variety of pre-rendered features
  • Finished graphics for on-screen applications
  • Marketing game screens and clips

Skills Required:

  • Quality animation skills which demonstrate a thorough and creative understanding of weight, timing and performance
  • A good understanding of topology and edge flow for deformation when Modelling
  • Solid texturing skills within Photoshop
  • Intermediate knowledge of Rigging
  • Intermediate skills within After Effects
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Be open to and willing to act upon direction
  • Production experience is highly regarded
  • Adobe Illustrator experience is highly regarded

Our friendly studio atmosphere encourages creativity and we offer our staff a number of great perks including:

  • Casual dress
  • Fresh fruit & bread
  • Flexible leave arrangements
  • In-house training & learning opportunities

With bonuses like these on offer, we are in return expecting hard-working team members who will perform diligently, enthusiastically and reliably, no matter how big or small the task.

This position is full time and in-house. Performance reviews and a 3 month probationary period will apply. To be eligible for this role you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, or already have obtained a current Australian work visa.

To apply, please send an application to xea_jobs@games-lab.com.au that includes:
1. A personalised cover letter detailing your suitability for this position
2. Your up to date resume, including 2 or more referee details
3. Your demo reel (please provide a web link from either YouTube or Vimeo. If your demo reel is password protected, please remember to include the password along with the link!)

Short-listed applicants will then be asked to complete a home speed & competency test before a face-to-face interview can be arranged.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, please understand that only short-listed candidates will be contacted to progress with their application. We are unable to spend time providing personalized feedback for every single applicant, but be assured that we will look over all submissions!

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  • Games Industry
  • Sydney CBD
  • Friendly Work Environment

Games Lab is a game development company with a smart business plan, fun game designs, and a talented team.

Our software team work in the new age of games development using primarily C#.NET, Visual Studio 2010 and Unity 3D. Our game clients target iOS, Android and Facebook and our game servers live in the cloud.

Principal Duties:

  • Leading junior developers in the production of medium scale games using C# and Unity 3D
  • Building systems and architecture for the Unity3D client as well as the server
  • Assisting the Technical Director in determining time estimates and delegating tasks
  • Adhering to and enforcing coding standards

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or equivalent related experience
  • Minimum three (3) year’s industry experience
  • Advanced knowledge of C#.NET
  • Proficiency in Unity 3D
  • Experience with SQL Server
  • Understanding of Software Design
  • Strong communication skills
  • Large scale application delivery

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Experience in Facebook game development
  • Experience with Linq to SQL or Linq to Entities
  • Experience in network programming
  • Experience with cloud server environments
  • Enterprise & or corporate background

Industry references essential, probationary periods will apply.

Please forward your application letter and resume to: xea_jobs@games-lab.com.au

Only successful candidates will be contacted to progress with their applications.

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