Halfbrick Studios is looking for handheld Programmers and Designers

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Halfbrick Studios is looking for handheld Programmers and Designers

Submitted by Tony

Do you want to work for a company that respects its staff and has an exceptional, motivated team that values making fun, innovative games?

Do you want to work on projects that are well managed and staffed so that endless crunch times are no longer the norm?

Do you want to work with a game development process that sets aside time to prototype and focus test to ensure that a game will actually be fun to play?

If you answered yes to ALL of these questions then Halfbrick Studios is the place for you. We are currently looking for a few select Programmers and Designers to join our team.

If you fit the following criteria please come and speak to us about a possible future position at Halfbrick.

Personal attributes
- Must enjoy working within a team environment.
- Must pay attention to detail.
- Must be self-motivated, driven & punctual.
- Must strive for continual improvement.
- Must be able to work within deadlines and follow schedules.
- Good communication skills.

We are looking for the following staff.

1. Senior Programmers

Essential skills
- Strong software engineering skills
- Strong 3D programming skills
- Strong 3D maths.
- C/C++
- Handheld/Console experience (GBA/PSP/DS and/or PS2/PS3/XBox/Xbox 360/Gamecube/Wii)

Desirable
- Effects Programming/Advanced Rendering techniques
- Physics Programming
- Networking
- Optimisation

2. Programmers

Essential skills
- Strong software engineering skills
- Strong gameplay programming skills
- Working knowledge of 3D maths.
- C/C++

Desirable
- Handheld/Console experience (GBA/PSP/DS and/or PS2/PS3/XBox/Xbox 360/Gamecube/Wii)
- Effects Programming/Advanced Rendering techniques

3. Game Designers

Essential skills
- Ability to conceive, develop, test and prove new gameplay ideas.
- Ability to fully exploit gameplay mechanics and determine the many ways a mechanic can be utilised.
- Task driven with good time management and problem-solving skills.
- Commitment to personal development and sharing best practices.
- Excellent written and oral English communication skills.

Desirable
- Experience with prototyping.
- Strong scripting skills
- Art or programming background.
- Mod community background.

4. Level Designers

Essential skills
- Experience in world building, 3D level editing, gameplay testing and gameplay tools.
- Strong scripting skills.
- Ability to fully exploit gameplay mechanics and determine the many ways a mechanic can be utilised.
- Task driven with good time management and problem-solving skills.
- Commitment to personal development and sharing best practices.
- Excellent written and oral English communication skills.

Desirable
- Level design experience in the game industry.
- Ability to conceive, develop, test and prove new gameplay ideas.
- Experience with prototyping.
- Art or programming background.
- Mod community background.

Interested applicants should apply to jobs@halfbrick.com.
For these positions please put "Handheld" in the Subject line.