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SYDNEY | UNITY | MOBILE | CASUAL GAMES

Stick Sports are seeking an experienced Programmer/Developer with exceptional skills in Unity3D to join our Sydney office (Surry Hills) FULL TIME to work on existing and new games exclusively for MOBILE Platforms (iOS and Android).

Stick Sports Ltd is a fast growing indie studio specialising in casual sports games for mobile. We’ve already enjoyed top 10 successes with Stick Tennis and Stick Cricket by combining simple, fast game play with fun and quirky graphics. Our games have enjoyed over a billion game plays from over 100 million users worldwide on web and mobile platforms.

With a solid brand and a dedicated audience we are now looking to expand our portfolio with a range of casual, competitive and multiplayer sports game on mobile ranging from golf to motorsports and anything in between.

You’ll create game prototypes and work collaboratively in our small team to deliver projects to completion.

Requirements

- You must have experience in shipping at least one mobile game to the mobile App Stores.
- Demonstrate advanced skills in C#, specifically for Unity3D, and strong coding standards
- Experience in cross-platform MOBILE development
- Experience with optimising for mobile devices (shaders, memory and graphics)
- Experience with advertising and analytics SDK’s
- A thorough understanding of game design principles and player experience
- Experience in GIT version-control software
- Ability to collaborate in a small team
- Thorough understanding of 3D aesthetics such as Environment lighting and UV mapping
- Strong communication skills
- Able to work in-house in our Sydney studio

Useful Skills

- A relentless drive for optimum mobile game performance
- Experience with PvP and multiplayer development
- A keen interest in mobile F2P game design
- Embraces innovation and new technologies
- Plays mobile games often
- Interested in sports

If you feel that this is the perfect job for you we urge you to grab it!

Please send an email to sydneyjobs@sticksports.com with your CV and tell us why this job is for you.

* Please include playable samples of your mobile games work.

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Stick Sports Ltd is seeking a Game Programmer to work on our mobile games projects. Based in Sydney (Surry Hills) we are looking for an exceptional candidate make Unity games with us. Our small Sydney based team is responsible for producing addictive F2P mobile games in a range of sports themes working directly with the Creative Director.

Stick Sports Ltd is a fast growing indie studio specialising in casual sports games for web and mobile. We’ve already enjoyed top 10 successes with Stick Tennis and Stick Cricket by combining simple, fast gameplay with fun and quirky graphics. With 50 million downloads to date we are now looking to expand our portfolio of games with new sports and new games in mobile, social and web.

Ideally, you will have:

- 2+ years commercial experience
- a strong understanding of Unity and mobile development
- very good communication skills
- ability to work autonomously within a small team
- a passion for indie games and a liking for sports

Responsibilities will include:

- designing and developing game ideas
- providing accurate time estimates
- developing reliable outcomes within project deadlines
- assisting third party project contributors
- contributing a vital role in team workflow

More information:

http://www.sticksports.com/corporate/jobs/

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Stick Sports Ltd is seeking a Game Artist/Illustrator to work on our mobile games projects. Based in Sydney (Surry Hills) we are looking for an exceptional candidate to illustrate and design end-to-end visuals from concept sketches and storyboards to high quality production assets and marketing materials. Our small Sydney based team is responsible for producing addictive F2P mobile games in a range of sports themes working directly with the Creative Director.

Stick Sports Ltd is a fast growing indie studio specialising in casual sports games for web and mobile. We’ve already enjoyed top 10 successes with Stick Tennis and Stick Cricket by combining simple, fast gameplay with fun and quirky graphics. With 50 million downloads to date we are now looking to expand our portfolio of games with new sports and new games in mobile, social and web.

Ideally, you will have:

- 5+ years commercial experience
- a strong understanding of colour and typography
- impressive character illustration skills
- some experience with 3D modelling
- some experience with 2D and 3D animation
- very good communication skills
- ability to work autonomously within a small team
- a passion for indie games and a liking for sports

Responsibilities will include:

- designing and developing game ideas
- producing art assets to spec and within project deadlines
- assisting third party project contributors
- contributing a vital role in team workflow

More information:

http://www.sticksports.com/corporate/jobs/

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Stick Sports is an independent games developer and publisher founded in 2004. From our offices in Surry Hills, Sydney we design and build sports games for sports fans online and on mobile.

We’re a small but growing team and are working hard on updates to our existing games as well as new IP. We’re looking for an intern who is eager to take their first steps into the games industry and learn with a successful and experienced team.

What you’ll be doing

  • Helping to design, produce, test and market our games on mobile devices and the web
  • Learning to find and reproduce bugs
  • Play testing and analysing other company’s games

What’s in it for you

  • Work on supervised assignments in a games studio
  • Learn how games are produced
  • Being such a small team you get to see and contribute to every aspect of a project
  • Gain valuable work experience in a growing industry
  • Generous fortnightly expenses

Who should apply

This position is most suited to someone who:

  • Loves sports, ideally including cricket
  • Likes playing games on mobile and the web
  • Is eager to kickstart a career in the games industry
  • Enjoys working in a team and is an excellent communicator
  • Has experience using Microsoft Excel and Word or the Google Docs suite

Please send an email to iwanttowork@sticksports.com with your CV and tell us why why you’d like to join us.

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Stick Sports is an independent games developer and publisher founded in 2004. From our offices in Surry Hills, Sydney and London, UK we design and build sports games for sports fans online and on mobile. We currently have five mobile titles, each released on Android and iOS, achieving the number one sports game in more than 102 countries and regularly promoted by the Apple App Store and Google Play.

We’re a small but growing team and are hard at work on projects for the summer. We’re looking for interns to help us with these projects and in return will gain experience in the games industry.

What you’ll be doing

  • Working with a project manager to help design, produce, test and market our games on mobile devices and the web
  • Responding to user queries and feedback
  • Reproducing bugs
  • Play testing and analysing other company’s games

What’s in it for you

  • Work on supervised assignments in a games studio
  • Learn how games are produced
  • Being such a small team you get to see and contribute to every aspect of a project
  • Gain invaluable work experience in a growing industry
  • Generous monthly expenses

Requirements

You must:

  • Love sports, ideally including cricket
  • Like playing games on mobile and the web
  • Be passionate about working in the games industry
  • Have a problem solving mindset
  • Enjoy working in a team and be an excellent communicator
  • Have experience using Microsoft Excel and Word or Google Docs
  • Be able to commit to at least 2-3 months working in our Surry Hills office

Please send an email to iwanttowork@sticksports.com with your CV and tell us why we should invite you in for an interview.

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2D Artist for Mobile & Web Games

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Stick Sports are seeking a 2D Artist to join our Sydney Office (CBD) to work on our mobile and online projects, creating new designs, illustrations, animations and user-interfaces for our games.

Stick Sports is a fast growing indie studio specialising in casual sports games for web and mobile. We’ve already enjoyed top 10 successes with Stick Tennis and Stick Cricket by combining simple, fast gameplay with fun and quirky graphics. Our games have enjoyed over a billion game plays from over 100 million users worldwide. We are now looking to expand our portfolio of games with new sports and new game models in social, mobile and web.

You will be responsible for the overall visual design for new games, and for creating the visual assets for those games including

  • Character designs and animations
  • Game environments
  • User interfaces
  • Marketing assets
  • Logos

Depending on the project, assets may be required as Flash vector graphics and animations or as bitmap graphics and spritesheets.

The role is central to our game development and will require you working with the game designer and the developers so the ability to work with team members from other disciplines is important.

1-2 years previous commercial experience is required, and prior work in games or sports environments is advantageous. A portfolio demonstrating character design and user-interface design is expected.

Salary is negotiable

Send your CV and portfolio to jobs@sticksports.com

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