MAYA GENERALIST POSITIONS

We are a leading Australian gaming company seeking three Maya Generalists to join our expanding team devoted towards the development of online casino games.

The ideal candidates will be capable of working independently, but prefer working in a team environment and possess a well rounded skill with emphasis on areas that will compliment the rest of our team

As part of our animation team located in our Chatswood studio, you will produce:

  • Character and FX animations for a variety of pre-rendered features
  • Finished graphics for on-screen applications
  • Marketing game screens and clips

Required Personal Attributes

  • Great work ethic
  • Happy to work within a team or independently
  • Willing to share skills and collaborate with others
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Be open to and willing to act upon direction

Required Technical Skills/Knowledge:

  • Quality animation skills which demonstrate a thorough and creative understanding of weight, timing and performance
  • A good understanding of topology and edge flow for deformation when Modelling
  • Intermediate texturing skills within Photoshop
  • Intermediate knowledge of Rigging
  • Intermediate skills within After Effects
  • Production experience is highly regarded
  • Adobe Illustrator experience is highly regarded

Ideal candidates will possess advanced skills in one of the following areas:

  • Modelling/Sculpting
  • Texturing/Shaders/Lighting
  • Character Animation

     

This position is full time and in-house. Performance reviews and a 3 month probationary period will apply. To be eligible for this role you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, or already have obtained a current Australian work visa.

To apply, please send an application to jobs@games-lab.com.au that includes:

  1. A personalised cover letter detailing your suitability for this position
  2. Your up to date resume, including 2 or more referee details
  3. Your demo reel (please provide a web link from either YouTube or Vimeo. If your demo reel is password protected, please remember to include the password along with the link!)

Short-listed applicants will then be asked to complete a home speed & competency test before a face-to-face interview can be arranged.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, please understand that only short-listed candidates will be contacted to progress with their application. We are unable to spend time providing personalised feedback for every single applicant, but be assured that we will look over all submissions!

ILLUSTRATOR/GRAPHIC ARTIST – FULL TIME

A rare opportunity exists for an exceptionally talented and creative Illustrator/Graphic Artist to join our studio situated in Chatswood.

 

As part of our close-knit team of artists, you will be creating high-quality original artwork primarily for the casino/gaming industry all the way from concept stage through to finished digital artwork.

 

Essential Skills Required:

  • Possess a versatile skill set with the ability to produce premium quality, original illustrations in both a realistic and cartoon style

  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop to deliver high end finished art

  • Ability to produce unique characters, environments and objects withing any given theme

  • A strong sense of colour theory, typography, UI and graphic design

  • Ability to follow a brief and to work under direction, as an individual and as part of a team

  • Ability to manage your time and work to deadlines

  • Display excellent communication skills and have an eye for detail

Experience with 3D programs, along with formal art and design qualifications will be highly regarded. Previous industry and studio experience is also an advantage.

 

About us

Our team of artists work on new and diverse gaming projects for delivery into a range of platforms, from Facebook to online casinos, iOS to Android. Our ever expanding portfolio includes innovative slots, funky mobile games, educational apps and even digital comics. Think you'll be stuck drawing pyramids the entire time here? Think again! We guarantee some of the artwork we've produced will be unlike any you've seen before!

We expect hard-working team members who will perform diligently, enthusiastically and reliably, no matter how big or small the task. 

 

This position is full time and in-house. Performance reviews and probationary periods will apply.

 

Potential applicants should note that we hire artists over a multi-stage process that includes a home-drawing test, an in-house drawing and proof-reading test and an interview.

To apply, please send a cover letter to jobs@games-lab.com.au describing your suitability for the role, your CV which includes referee details, and most importantly your original artwork samples (total 5MB limit) or a link to your online portfolio so we can see your skills!

 

 

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, please understand that only short-listed candidates will be contacted to progress with their application, as we are hard at work producing awesome games! Unsolicited emails from recruitment companies will be promptly deleted.