Sidhe Interactive Vacancies - 30 May 2006

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Sidhe Interactive is seeking talented candidates to fill the following roles within the studio -

Senior Programmer

Required experience profile

University Computer Science degree or equivalent
Minimum 3 years games industry experience including work on at least one published console title
Strong C++ programming and math skills
Extensive experience in software engineering, and object oriented design and programming techniques
Thorough understanding of the game production process
Able to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Experience in developing AI, 3D graphics, networking, and/or physics game systems beneficial
Team management experience desirable but not required

Usability Expert

Required experience profile

University degree focusing on software usability and/or human computer interaction
Understanding of game design and the software development process
Extensive practical experience in designing, facilitating and reporting on software usability tests
Professional game development experience desirable but not required
Passionate about videogames and the potential for usability within game development
Able to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Personable demeanour and strong people skills

Graphic Designer

Required experience profile

Strong ability to produce consistently high quality design work in a timely manner
Intuitive understanding of contemporary corporate branding, cross media consistency, and print production
Able to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines
Comfortable working in a managed team environment
Good communication skills
Professional print and publishing experience required
Highly experienced in Photoshop and Illustrator required
Strong traditional art skills required
User interface and web design experience highly desirable
Motion graphics and video editing experience useful

Community Manager

Required experience profile

Experience in sales, marketing, and/or after sales support required
Comfortable working in a managed team environment
Experience in moderating online communities and managing forum software required
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Able to work within an established customer support framework and guidelines
Strong customer focus
Mature individual with positive demeanour
Able to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines
Web development skills desirable but not required

All candidates should supply a full CV. Programmers should also send examples of C++ source code. Graphic designers should also send showreel on print, VHS, DVD, or CDROM. Candidates should send their application to jobs@sidhe.co.nz or

Sidhe Interactive
PO Box 6203
Marion Square
Wellington
NEW ZEALAND