In this round-up, Gamasutra highlights some of the notable jobs posted in its industry-leading game jobs section
this week, including positions from Rockstar North, Turbine and more.
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Some of the notable jobs posted this week include:
LucasArts: Director of Technology
"LucasArts, a Lucasfilm Ltd. company, is a leading developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software worldwide for video game console systems, computers and the Internet. Based in San Francisco, Calif., as well as on the Internet at www.lucasarts.com, LucasArts was created in 1982 by George Lucas to provide an interactive element to his vision of a state-of-the-art, multifaceted entertainment company."
BioWare Austin: Gameplay Programmer
"BioWare is hard at work on the epic fantasy RPG Dragon Age
; and Star Wars: The Old Republic
, our massively multiplayer online game being developed at BioWare Austin. BioWare Austin is looking for Gameplay Programmers for our Austin team. Both full-time and contract positions are available."
NaturalMotion: Developer Support, Japan
"This position provides a unique opportunity for motivated, self-sufficient candidates to bring NaturalMotion's prestigious game animation technologies to the Japanese market. Based in Tokyo, you will be responsible for introducing NaturalMotion's animation engine morpheme to game developers throughout Japan, providing technical support for prospective and existing customers, and helping our international sales team close sales in Japan."
Black Rock Studio: Technical Art Director
"Black Rock Studio, a Disney Interactive Studio, is currently looking for an experienced CG Supervisor to join the team who are developing an unannounced game on Xbox 360 & PS3. The CG Supervisor defines the production techniques used by artists, and ensures that the art team has all of the relevant tools and workflows they need to operate at peak efficiency. They also develop the Art Direction into an optimal CG look, and ensure that all art content in the game is being built to withstand performance and memory requirements."
Rockstar North: Systems Engineer
"Rockstar North is looking for an enthusiastic, talented and personable Systems Engineer to join our Edinburgh based IT group. Applicants will be highly motivated and organised, able to work as part of a team, while also possessing the ability to work without supervision."
Turbine: Senior Graphics Engineer, Game Engine
"Turbine is looking for a senior level engineer to work closely with the game development teams in order to help them make the most of Turbine's award winning MMOG engine and deliver fun and engaging game play experiences. As a senior member of the game technology team, this engineer will act as an expert in the features and limitations of the game client graphics and will recommend appropriate paths for the implementation of the game's design goals."
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