THQ Studio Australia is looking for Game Designers to work on future console-based titles. This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the world-s top game companies.
THQ Studio Australia is a great place to work with a friendly environment and great infrastructure. We are able to offer competitive salaries, stock options (NASDAQ: THQI), salary packaging, and significant project bonuses.
We are looking to fill several design positions over the next few months for current and future titles.
Game Design Experience - 2 to 3 Shipped console titles as a senior member of the design team. Is capable of producing game pitches, and developing the idea right through to a detailed game design document.
Has great communication skills. Ability to talk to all teams and leads on relevant subjects and has the ability to project the vision of the product to internal and external groups.
Scheduling ability - Some skill in scheduling design tasks using Microsoft Project would be highly regarded.
Game Design Experience - Preferably having worked on console titles before, or have high quality modding experience on current titles.
Level Design - Can take a level brief and expand it into a full level design document, describing all the key game play elements in detail. Then go on to build a level that looks good and plays great.
Tools Knowledge - Can think in 3D space. Have created levels in a variety of tools and have familiarity with scripting languages.
Console Knowledge - Able to offer valid opinions on a range of console titles, describing in detail their strengths and weaknesses.
Documentation Skills - Able to write coherent, concise documents on level plans, game proposals, interface design etc.
Communication Skills - Able to liaise with programmers, artists, and other designers both technically and creatively.
About THQ -- www.thq.com
THQ, Inc is the 2nd largest independent publisher in the world and has
partnerships with companies like Disney, Pixar, Nickelodeon and the WWE
franchise as well as publishing the forthcoming big budget titles S.T.A.L.K.E.R, Warhammer 40k:Dawn of War, Full Spectrum Warrior, Destroy All Humans, Spongebob Squarepants, The Punisher and The Incredibles.
About THQ Studio Australia
THQ Studio Australia is a wholly owned subsidiary of THQ, Inc. The studio was founded in Jan 2003 and has grown to 40+ people. The Company is looking to expand to over 50 people in the next few months. THQ Studio Australia has just completed it-s first title which is based on the upcoming Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius TV movie called Jimmy Neutron: Attack of the Twonkies. It is available on Playstation-2 and Nintendo Gamecube. Work is well underway on a second project. Pre-production has also started on a third title. Both of these titles are based on popular animated licenses.
Please send you resume and ideally some examples of your work to:
PO Box 1148
Spring Hill, Qld 4004
or email to: