Gameplay Programmer / Designer

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March 17, 2021

Looking for an experienced Gameplay Programmer / Designer who has shipped at least one game to design and implement top down enemies in a room based dungeon crawler game. Will be working in a small team on a game with an established direction to work from. While this is initially a short term contract we are looking for someone with the potential to establish a much longer term relationship if things go well.


  • Creating & designing enemies + bosses
  • Designing enemy encounters within a room
  • Balancing game difficulty within combat & beyond
  • Polishing to a high degree


  • Shipped at least one game for console & desktop.
  • Worked on combat systems (Bonus points for top down)
  • Great knowledge of Unity
  • An eye for juicy polish
  • The ability to work remotely and self manage priorities and workload
  • Communicate effectively with an international team working remotely through slack
  • Experience using Jira (preferable)


  • Working on an exciting new IP from Massive Monster being published by a prominent indie game publisher.
  • Flexible Part-time or Full-Time 6 month contract, with possibilities of further employment.
  • Flexible working remotely or in person (if based in Melbourne, AUS or Bristol, UK)

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About Massive Monster

Massive Monster is an award winning indie developer made up of one really big monster and his loyal pets who help him achieve his game making dreams. We maintain a core focus on personality and play, creating worlds in which everything has a story and around every corner is a new adventure.


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Our Games

The Adventure Pals is an epic adventure platformer fueled by imagination, friendship, and the dark side of hot dogs. Your dad has been dadnapped and you, your pet rock, and a tongue-helicoptering giraffe must fight your way through levels filled with platforming, bizarre enemies, and big bosses to save the world!

Never Give Up is a hardcore platformer determined to turn you into bloody chunks. Run, jump, and slide your way through ever-changing levels that get harder each time you succeed. You’ll need to try, die, and try again if you want to conquer the game without pressing the Give Up button.

Unicycle Giraffe is a balancing game about giraffes, fancy hats & making new friends. Jump on a unicycle and earn yourself some coin to pay back your debts in this cute and colourful physics wobbler.

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