Career Opportunities at Auran

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Submitted by (Ann-Marie Hutson)

"Auran, one of the most exciting and dynamic companies in the interactive entertainment business is expanding. We are seeking talented and energetic individuals to join our games and development teams located in Brisbane, capital of sunny Queensland. If this sounds like you, then we want you to apply."

- Ann-Marie Hutson, Director of Human Resources

Positions Available-
Position - LEAD PROGRAMMER - Job Code - AUR0601

Posted July 2, 2003

The Lead Programmer will be responsible for the implementation of the game. He or she will coordinate with the Project Director, Lead Artist and Lead Designer and identify appropriate technical solutions within budget and design constraints.

The Lead Programmer will divide his or her time between programming work and supervising the work of the other programming staff working on the game.

Essential

At least two years programming experience with one or more massively multiplayer games.
Minimum 4 years experience in a Software Engineering role necessary
Strong C++ programming skills
Strong 3D programming skills
Excellent Microsoft Office skills.
Desirable

A degree or equivalent qualification in Engineering, Mathematics or Computer Science
Intel Assembly Language programming skills
Language Skills

Excellent English written and oral communication skills are essential.
To apply for this position email careers@auran.com copying the position title and code from above and placing it in the subject line.

Position - LEAD DESIGNER - Job Code - AUR0602

Posted July 2, 2003

The Lead Designer will be responsible for the design of the game. He or she will coordinate with the Project Director, Lead Programmer and Lead Artist and identify appropriate design solutions within technical and budget constraints.

The Lead Designer will divide his or her time between design work and supervising the work of the design staff working on the game.

Essential

At least two years design experience with one or more massively multiplayer games.
At least five years of games industry experience.
Good understanding of current technology as it relates to the games industry.
Excellent Microsoft Office skills.
Desirable

A degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant discipline.
A strong programming or mathematical background
Knowledge in designing and creating game related tools.
Language Skills

Excellent English written and oral communication skills are essential
To apply for this position email careers@auran.com copying the position title and code from above and placing it in the subject line..

Position - LEAD ARTIST - Job Code - AUR0603

Posted July 2, 2003

The Lead Artist will be primarily responsible for the art in the game. He or she will coordinate with the Project Director, Lead Programmer and Lead Designer and identify appropriate art solutions within technical and budget constraints.

The Lead Artist will divide his or her time between design work and supervising the work of the art staff working on the game.

Required Qualifications/Education

Essential

At least 5 years games industry experience
Art design and illustration skills.
Ability to create and texture high quality 2D/3D models.
Ability to document production processes.
Knowledge and experience of in-game art asset production.
Project management skills.
Understand the current technology as it relates to art production within the games industry.
Experience and knowledge with 3D Studio Max, Photoshop (and relevant plug-ins) and Character Studio.
Ability to work within a team environment required.
Excellent Microsoft Office skills.
Desirable
A degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant discipline.
Language Skills

Excellent English written and oral communication skills required.
To apply for this position email careers@auran.com copying the position title and code from above and placing it in the subject line..

Please visit www.auran.com/auran/careers.htm for further information.