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Latest Positions

Contract Game Designer.


  • Reports to the project Producer.
  • We need an experienced Game Designer to join the team. Candidates must have be strong in the following areas: understanding of design fundamentals; analytical thinking; written and verbal communication skills as well as the ability to collaborate creatively as part of a team.
  • This is not an entry-level position: 3+ years of game design experience is required and candidates will be expected to have worked in a design capacity on one or more shipped titles.
  • Must be able to work autonomously, create excellent and detailed documentation that clearly communicates game mechanics, why they are there and how to implement them..
  • Applicants are encouraged to provide examples of their work. This can include board or card games, level designs on paper, writing samples, game design documents, and other non-digital media, as well as demos, mods, published games, and so on.
  • Must be eligible to work in Australia (we cannot sponsor working visas).
  • Please email tantalus@tantalus.com.au with your CV attached, and include the words 'Designer Jul 2017' in the subject line of your email.



    Contract QA.


  • Quality Assurance Tester for a contract role working on a next gen project.
  • The role is short-term and starts as soon as possible.
  • Applicants must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Applicants must be computer literate and quick learners.
  • Previous QA experience highly regarded but not necessary.
  • Must be eligible to work in Australia (we cannot sponsor working visas).
  • In your cover letter, describe an average day at work in QA.

  • Please email tantalus@tantalus.com.au with your CV attached, and include the words 'QA Jul 2017' in the subject line of your email.



    Engine Programmers.


    General Duties:

    • Work closely with producers, game designers and artists to implement a next-generation game
    • Implementing, optimizing and maintaining core game engine systems
    • Modify, enhance and maintain asset pipelines and tools
    • Staying up-to-date with new technologies and architectures
    • Follow Tantalus' standards and best practices
    • Assist and mentor other programmers in your areas of expertise

    Skills, Abilities and Qualifications:

    • Good familiarity with game engine architectures
    • Excellent C++ programming skills
    • Familiarity with large-scale C++ project development
    • Good grasp of and experience writing in assembler dialects (e.g. MIPS, PowerPC, X86)
    • Experience writing in shader languages (e.g. GLSL, HLSL)
    • Writes clear, robust, maintainable code
    • Excellent problem solving skills
    • Demonstrated ability to create and deliver to deadlines
    • Naturally works as part of a team
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Good interpersonal skills
    • A genuine enthusiasm and passion for the games industry

    Desirable:

    • Xbox One and/or PS4 development experience
    • 3 years' games software development experience
    • Experience with code optimization and profiling tools (i.e. VTune, PIX)
    • C# and/or a scripting language (e.g. Python)
    • Experience interfacing with 3D art applications (e.g. Maya)
    • A degree in a course such as Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Mathematics preferred. Self taught applicants must be able to demonstrate a high level of competency with game related demo code

    Must be eligible to work in Australia (we cannot sponsor working visas).


    Please email tantalus@tantalus.com.au with your CV and cover letter attached, and include the words 'Engine Jun 2017' in the subject line of your email.



     
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