Unity Developer

Things For Humans
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Posted
June 23, 2022
Contract
Victoria, AU
Remote
$65,000 - $70,000 AUD plus Superannuation

Things For Humans is a pop-music game studio based out of ACMI X in Melbourne. After the release of our award-winning debut game Video World in 2021, we are now hiring a Unity Developer to help us work on a follow-up!

WHY WORK FOR US?:

We have a full salaried 4-day work week (i.e. paid at full-time wages still with 4 weeks annual leave per annum, but only 30.4 hours of work a week!), approach game development as a structured, healthy, and safe professional passion, and work in a gorgeous co-working space (ACMI X) among other screen-industry folks.

MAIN DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Implement new features into the game
  • Adjust and optimise existing features
  • Collaborate with Creative Director on design decisions
  • Take ownership of and plan code architecture and implementation
  • Playtest and track bugs
  • Communicate with other team members and the QA team
  • Maintain a clean and safe workspace and abide by workplace health & safety policies and procedures
  • Other related tasks as directed 

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE 

Qualifications:

  • Computer Science or similar degree (i.e. Game Design) or equivalent work experience

Required Experience:

  • 4 Years+ professional experience in game development or similar programming roles
  • At least one commercial game shipped
  • Experience using source control (preferably GitHub)
  • Experience working in a team

Desired Experience:

  • Music/rhythm game development
  • Familiarity with FMOD Unity implementation
  • Nintendo Switch and/or other Console development
  • Experience working with a small team (<5 people)

Skills:

  • Advanced Unity/C# development skills
  • Excellent collaboration skills
  • Ability to plan systems/architecture
  • Excellent ability to motivate self and manage own time

PERFORMANCE GOALS: 

  • Complete tasks to reasonable deadlines
  • Meet frequently with Creative Director and other stakeholders
  • Proactively contribute to game design discussions
  • Implement code in a robust, optimised, and extensible way
  • Proactively document code (i.e. comments, technical documentation)

IMPORTANT DETAILS

  • REMUNERATION: $65,000 - $70,000 AUD plus Superannuation
  • CONTRACT LENGTH: 6 - 12 months, depending on funding (minimum 6 months)
  • LOCATION: ACMI X, Southbank (Victoria, Australia)
  • RELOCATION AVAILABLE: No
  • REMOTE WORK POLICY: You must be available to work from our Southbank office at least twice a week.

HOW TO APPLY

Please email a short cover letter (1 page or less), resume, and portfolio addressed to Jacob Leaney (Creative Director) with the subject ‘Unity Developer Application’.

ABOUT VIDEO WORLD

Video World is a Halloween synth-pop musical about working at a video store. It is a companion video-game to the EP 'Video World' from Australian synth-pop artist Monster Mansion.

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