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    Studio Manager

    Are you a talented people-person with serious organisational skills? League of Geeks is searching for someone to handle the day-to-day operations of our studio space and assist with our recruiting efforts as we scale our team. You’re committed to good vibes and team effectiveness through the harmony of people and process. In fact, you’ll be one of the most critical people in the studio, ensuring our (rapidly) growing team has the best work environment humanly possible, enabling them to focus on making games that set the world on fire.

    If you’re keen to join one of the world’s leading independent studios and help craft Armello and our new, original IP, we want to hear from you.

    Women and other underrepresented developers, please apply! We pride ourselves on our inclusive work environment and output, so we’d love to work with you.
     
    Required:

    • Incredible organisational competence and problem solving capabilities.
    • Experience fostering fantastic environments and communities.
    • High level of emotional intelligence and fantastic interpersonal and communication skills
    • Thoroughness and high attention to detail.
    • Excellent communication, creative collaboration and teamwork skills.
    • A dedication to working in a professional, inclusive and supportive environment.

     
    Bonus Points:

    • Production and/or project management experience.
    • Recruiting and/or HR experience.
    • Demonstrable design sensibilities.

     
    Responsibilities:

    • Day to day management of studio and site operations, maintaining a healthy and functional work environment for the whole team.
    • Help foster positive company culture, coordinate team feedback rounds, and review and approve employee leave requests
    • Lead recruiting and onboarding efforts, as well as LoG’s work experience and internship program, in partnership with leadership team and company directors
    • Manage company admin@ and careers@ inboxes
    • Maintain all non-IT resources and purchasing (comparison shopping for equipment, supplies, resources, etc) required for the team to work effectively
    • Coordinate and support studio and departmental meetings and events, as well as external events, trade show appearances and team travel arrangements
    • Manage all external service vendors (plants, IT, real estate, etc)
    • Alleviate company directors and producers of general organisational studio admin and support the scaling of the studio, understanding the business requirements, and crafting and actioning plans

     
    Benefits:

    • Weekly bring-your-dog-to-work day. Yeah, dogs!
    • Flexible work arrangement opportunities and family-friendly considerations.
    • Professional development track, mentorship and support.
    • Annual Summer family picnic and DefGeek party.
    • Professional and personal travel insurance.
    • Monthly self-directed professional development and game jam days.
    • Friday afternoon team social events.
    • Located in Melbourne, Australia. World’s most livable city seven years in a row.

     
    How to Apply:

    • If this role and a future at LoG sounds good to you, send a cover letter, an up-to-date CV and folio with examples of your work to careers(at)leagueofgeeks(dot)com.

    Relocation assistance is available for the perfect applicant.

    Please note that due to the large volume of applications we receive you will only be notified if your application is successful.

    Currently Hiring: Programmer

    At League of Geeks we are passionate about creating successful, unique games that break the mould. We are looking for experienced programmers who can bring a diverse set of skills, life experience and positivity to our team. You will be capable of creating innovative game experiences in collaboration with others, while diversifying and honing your own skills.

    As a collaborative, agile team, we love generalists possessing deep specialisations and this is an excellent opportunity for you to invest in your skillset, whilst having a major impact on the experiences we craft and deliver to our players.

    We are committed to building one of the best working environments in the world and you will become a core member of the LoG family making that a reality. Not to mention you’ll be part of our planning meetings, design discussions, and of course Friday afternoon events, weekly LoG Dog Day, and more.
    If you’re keen to work at one of the world’s leading independent studios and get in at the beginning of our unannounced project, helping to shape our new, original IP, we want to hear from you.

    Women and other underrepresented developers, please apply! We pride ourselves on our inclusive work environment and output, so we’d love to work with you.
     
    Required:

    • Experienced in C++ or C#.
    • Excellent communication, creative collaboration and teamwork skills.
    • A high attention to detail and thoroughness.
    • A commitment to working in a professional, inclusive and supportive environment.

     
    Bonus Points:

    • 3+ years of professional game development experience.
    • Have worked on at least one commercial PC or console title.
    • Games-as-a-service model development.
    • Experience collaborating with other creatives to come up with great art or design outcomes.
    • Cross platform development.
    • Game console experience.

     
    Responsibilities:

    • Collaborate with designers to develop and implement the game design.
    • Collaborate with all disciplines and departments to create a great player experience.
    • Developing core systems that will form the basis of the gameplay experience.
    • Taking care to write efficient and maintainable code, with an eye to a quality end-user experience.
    • Providing input and further developing the technical design and vision through all phases of the game development cycle.
    • To take responsibility for your own tasks and estimations, with support from leads and production.
    • Actively problem-solve performance and stability issues when necessary.

     
    Benefits:

    • Weekly bring-your-dog-to-work day. Yeah, dogs!
    • Flexible work arrangement opportunities and family friendly considerations.
    • Healthy work-life balance.
    • Professional development track, mentorship and support.
    • Annual Summer family picnic and DefGeek party.
    • Professional and personal travel insurance.
    • Friday afternoon social events.
    • Monthly self-directed professional development and game jam days.
    • Located in The Arcade, one of the world’s first videogame co-working spaces.
    • Located in Melbourne, Australia. World’s most livable city seven years in a row.

     
    How to Apply:

    • If this role and a future at LoG sounds good to you, send a cover letter, an up-to-date CV and folio with examples of your work to careers(at)leagueofgeeks(dot)com.

    Relocation assistance is available for the perfect applicant.

    Please note that we will only be notifying successful applicants, due to the large volume of applications we receive.

    Currently Hiring: Senior Programmer

    At League of Geeks we are passionate about creating successful, unique games that break the mould. We are looking for experienced programmers who can bring a diverse set of skills, life experience and positivity to our team. You will be capable of creating innovative game experiences in collaboration with others, while diversifying and honing your own skills.

    As a collaborative, agile team, we love generalists possessing deep specialisations and this is an excellent opportunity for you to invest in your skillset, whilst having a major impact on the experiences we craft and deliver to our players.

    We are committed to building one of the best working environments in the world and you will become a core member of the LoG family making that a reality. Not to mention you’ll be part of our planning meetings, design discussions, and of course Friday afternoon events, weekly LoG Dog Day, and more.

    If you’re keen to work at one of the world’s leading independent studios and get in at the beginning of our unannounced project, helping to shape our new, original IP, we want to hear from you.

    Women and other underrepresented developers, please apply! We pride ourselves on our inclusive work environment and output, so we’d love to work with you.
     
    Required:

    • Excellent communication, creative collaboration and teamwork skills.
    • A high attention to detail and thoroughness.
    • A commitment to working in a professional, inclusive and supportive environment.

     
    Bonus Points:

    • 8+ years of commercial development experience.
    • Have worked on at least one commercial PC or console title.
    • Games-as-a-service model development.
    • Experience collaborating with other creatives to come up with great art or design outcomes.
    • Cross platform development.
    • Good knowledge of applied 3D math.
    • A passion for mentoring others.

     
    Responsibilities:

    • Collaborate with designers to develop and implement the game design.
    • Collaborate with all disciplines and departments to create a great player experience.
    • Developing core systems that will form the basis of the gameplay experience.
    • Taking care to write efficient and maintainable code, with an eye to a quality end-user experience.
    • Providing input and further developing the technical design and vision through all phases of the game development cycle.
    • To take responsibility for your own tasks and estimations, with support from leads and production.
    • Actively problem-solve performance and stability issues when necessary.
    • Champion quality in our development process, demonstrating our values and taking an active role in the improvement of our craft at LoG.

     
    Benefits

    • Weekly bring-your-dog-to-work day. Yeah, dogs!
    • Flexible work arrangement opportunities and family friendly considerations.
    • Healthy work-life balance.
    • Professional development track, mentorship and support.
    • Annual Summer family picnic and DefGeek party.
    • Professional and personal travel insurance.
    • Friday afternoon social events.
    • Monthly self-directed professional development and game jam days.
    • Located in The Arcade, one of the world’s first videogame co-working spaces.
    • Located in Melbourne, Australia. World’s most livable city seven years in a row.

     
    How to Apply:

    • If this role and a future at LoG sounds good to you, send a cover letter, an up-to-date CV and folio with examples of your work to careers(at)leagueofgeeks(dot)com.

    Relocation assistance is available for the perfect applicant.

    Please note that we will only be notifying successful applicants, due to the large volume of applications we receive.

    Currently Hiring: Experienced 3D Character Artist

    At League of Geeks, we passionately devote ourselves to forging engaging and enduring characters for our games. With some of the best Concept Artists amongst our ranks, we are now on the hunt for an exceptional 3D Character Artist to help bring our concepts to life. Candidates must possess the ability to create super appealing characters, whilst utilising their experience to apply the best practices in crafting real-time assets.

    With guidance from the Art Director and Lead Artist, the Character Artist will contribute to the artistic vision primarily through character development; bringing concepts from digital sculpt to final in-game asset. Utilising both artistic and technical skills, they will also be responsible for UV mapping, texturing and material setup. They will also be expected to actively collaborate with other developers and contribute to the development of artistic techniques and processes.

    As an agile team, we love experienced generalists possessing deep specialisations and this is an excellent opportunity for you to invest in your skillset, whilst having a major impact on the experiences we craft and deliver to our players. We are committed to building one of the best working environments in the world and you will become a core member of the LoG family, making that a reality. Not to mention you’ll be part of our planning meetings, design discussions, and of course Friday afternoon events, weekly LoG Dog Day, and more.

    If you’re keen to work with one of the world’s leading independent studios and get in on the ground floor for our unannounced project, helping to shape our new, original IP, we want to hear from you.

    Women and other underrepresented developers, please apply! We pride ourselves on our inclusive work environment and output, so we’d love to work with you.
    Requirements:

    • Exceptional organic and hard surface modelling and sculpting skills.
    • Excellent sense of form, shape, silhouette, colour and anatomy.
    • Ability to work in different styles.
    • Understanding of topology for animation.
    • Strong texturing skills. Efficient UV layout and map baking abilities.
    • Proficiency in ZBrush, Maya and Photoshop.
    • Excellent communication, creative collaboration and teamwork skills.
    • A high attention to detail and thoroughness.

    Bonus Points:

    • Experience with PBR workflows.
    • Proficiency with Substance Painter and / or Substance Designer.
    • Development experience in Unity.
    • Experience in character rigging, environment and prop modelling and / or other areas of game development.
    • Drawing and sculpting skills in traditional media.

    Responsibilities:

    • Modelling, sculpting and texturing of characters in accordance with artistic direction, technical restrictions and production deadlines
    • Take direction from the Lead Artist and Art Director and make revisions as needed.
    • Follow established production pipelines, procedures and conventions, and to help document these where required.
    • Create proxy character models for early game integration
    • Assist in environment / prop modelling when required
    • Create and render marketing assets
    • Contribute to improvements in character production workflows and pipelines
    • Collaborate with other Artists and the broader team to help bring the project vision to life
    • Actively improve skill set by keeping up to date with industry trends and techniques
    • Help LoG build and maintain a great working culture through positive teamwork. This includes contributing to constructive peer feedback, assisting more junior members / work experience students and raising any issues early with their Lead so they may be resolved.

    How to Apply:

    • If this role and a future at LoG sounds good to you, send an up-to-date CV, cover letter and link to folio with examples of your work to careers(at)leagueofgeeks(dot)com.

    This role cannot be held remotely. However, relocation assistance is available for the perfect applicant.

    Please note that due to the number of applications, we will only be notifying successful applicants.