Senior Designer opening at THQ Studio Australia

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THQ Studio Australia, based in Brisbane, Australia, is a developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software. Founded in January 2003 as part of THQ Inc., THQ Studio Australia now employs more than 80 talented staff developing on all major console platforms, including Microsoft Xbox 360, Playstation 3 and Nintendo Wii.

We are currently seeking a Senior Designer to work on a comical, casual 3rd person action adventure title on the Xbox 360 and PS3. The successful applicant will be responsible for designing, building and documenting gameplay elements and levels based on the guidance of the Lead Designer / Design Director. The position will require the use of our proprietary level design/world building tools and close collaboration with all discipline to produce finished game worlds.


• Create fun, compelling content that is appropriate to genre, demographic and platform
• Design game systems ranging from combat, through puzzle design to interface flow
• Create and execute level design documents
• Collaborate with the design team to research and prototype interesting and fun gameplay ideas
• Place game objects throughout a world
• Set up scripts on objects
• Tune and balance levels, puzzles, triggers and effects


• Significant game industry experience including one published title and subsequent production experience from concept to delivery
• Interest and or experience working on kids titles
• Proven ability to communicate a design vision to all discipline
• Proven ability to create simple yet compelling level and game play designs
• Written English and creative writing skills a distinct advantage
• Understand of a scripting language or a high level of technical ability is highly regarded
• Ability to work well in large groups, including strong interpersonal skills
• Ability to evaluate existing and competitive products from the design perspective
• Strong ability to create fresh, new designs or to enhance existing ones
• University Education desired

What more can we offer?

• Project Bonuses
• Discount stock option programs
• Income protection insurance
• Friday drinks
• Free fruit and espresso coffee
• Social functions
• Games area and games library
• Also the office is easily accessible



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This position is now closed, thanks to everyone that applied!