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|Job Title||Programmer – Hello Games|
|Skills Required||Gameplay, Graphics / Engine|
|Location||Guildford, UK & Europe
|Job Description||Hello Games, the bright new star of the indie scene, is hiring. It’s pretty awesome. Here’s the “job description” – make fun games, drink tea, win awards and talk nonsense. You can have total creative freedom too, if you want.
Hello Games is a tiny team and it’s going to stay that way. It’d be nice to become the next big thing though, which is going to take at least a couple more friends. This is your chance to become a big part of a small team with big ideas.
We’re looking for anyone who likes making games, and is awesome. Specifically we’re really interested in new fresh talent to fill the role below.
About Hello Games
Joe Danger was their first title, a triple A game developed by the talented team of four for XBLA and PSN. Since then they have been joined by some more talented people from around the globe. Together they will all unleash the charm and creativity that has been stopping them from sleeping at night.
And it’s only just begun. Drop what you’re doing and come join them!
|Job Title||Cinematic Animator – On-site or Remote – up to 220 EURO a day – Games|
|Job Category||Art / Animation|
Location: On-site Frankfurt or Remote from home
My client is a specialist visual outsourcer to mainstream game developers as well the broadcast and feature film industry. As a result of a video game contract they are now looking to hire a Freelance Cinematic Animator to work either on-site in their Frankfurt studio or remotely from home. It is a short contract but an awesome project and there might be chance to work on future projects for the studio.
REQUIREMENTS / RESPONSIBILITIES:
A competitive day rate is on offer and the potential for work on other projects.
To ensure a speedy application please email your up to date CV in MS WORD FORMAT and Show Reel to email@example.com or call me Jon direct on +44 (0) 1206 214425 if you have any queries.
So what are you waiting for? Don’t miss out on this great opportunity!
11 Month Contract
£200 to £250 per day
STR are working closely with an award winning studio who are leading the way with interactive entertainment. Following this success and due to new exciting projects an excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Games Designer to join their team starting as soon as possible within a long term contract.
Game Designers are expected to bring their creative skills to bear in a team environment to delight customers and raise the quality of the features and products they are working on. Ideally we are looking for experience across multiple platforms and Apps, able to translate high level vision into quality designs and prototypes. Previous work with sports apps is an advantage. You must be comfortable working within a fast paced, busy team who rapidly produce prototypes and deliver high quality work as expected.
You will be focused on creating and implementing detailed interactive design mechanics that are fun and innovative and deliver highly engaging consumer experiences.
Responsibilities will also require collaboration creatively with external partners, brands and content providers
Key skills and experience required:
Proven ability to design detailed mechanics from concept and prototype to production
To develop workable product designs from high level creative direction
To work as part of a team, with artists and programmers, to fine tune interactive mechanics
A deep understanding of production pipelines and experience with in-development tool-sets
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
High attention to detail
Knowledge of scripting or programming languages such as LUA, Kismet or XML and visualisation packages such as Visio or In Design
Passion for sports and interactive entertainment
On offer is a long term contract starting ASAP, full time Monday to Friday based on-site with our clients studios in London, easily commutable from many surrounding areas.
To apply please send your CV and Portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org or call Charlene Jacques on 02392 322362
|Job Title||Embedded Tester|
|Job Category||QA / Localisation|
|Skills Required||QA Tester|
|Job Description||This is an excellent opportunity for a future high flying individual to join the 22cans team. We are seeking an embedded tester to work closely with our Development team on the production of Godus.
-Testing of games features in full partnership with the development team.
-Working closely with design and code to highlight weaknesses and areas for improvement during feature testing.
-Ensure the build remains stable, reporting of issues by verification testing and automated smoke testing.
– Meticulous logging and organisation of bugs .
– Generation of multiple test and bug reports.
At least 1 game shipped in a similar role
Understanding of the software development process
Good understanding of mobile devices
Technical understanding of game features
Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
Familiar with bug tracking software
Attitude and desire ‘to go far’ in the games industry
You can apply here.