Senior Game Developer

Toast VR – makers of Richie’s Plank Experience

Location: Gold Coast
Category: Information & Communication Technology / Developers / Programmers
Type: Full Time contract, minimum one year.
Salary: name your price

  • Competitive salary + signing bonuses + relocation support on offer
  • Amazing perks including cutting edge hardware, team retreats, unlimited rebalance days
  • Lead opportunity in a new Mario style platformer game
We are looking for our next Senior Unity 3D Developer hero to power up and lead our dev team for the production of our 2nd title.
This 2nd game is very different, very epic and we need our next hero with unicorn skills to join us as we battle our bowsers.
If you have a strong sense of nostalgia for Mario style platforming, this will definitely peak your interest and be THE game you want to be working on!
About Us @ Toast VR.
We are a family owned company located in beautiful Burleigh Heads on the Gold Coast in Australia.
We specialise in VR games, including the famous Richie’s Plank Experience which has sold over 1 million copies and still going globally.
We are led by a power house husband and wife team and are super proud of our innovative and dynamic business and workplace.
Our business has a big focus on positive work-life integration and we don’t just talk about this as a concept, we support it through giving you unlimited rebalance days to use as you wish.
We operate with a social conscience and our 2nd title is going to be epic, fun and impactful weaving strong social messages throughout our new title.
We are therefore not just making games we are creating an impact on the future and shaping the emerging VR world and we need YOU to help us with our mission.
About the Role
Working with us is different We don’t just talk about team collaboration and shared ideas we walk the talk everyday. We have a big focus on team culture, having fun and developing ourselves as individuals and a business.
This role is for an experienced Senior Unity 3D Game Developer to bring their studio experience to our business and lead our dev team into the production of our VR platformer (secret code name “Matilda”).
You’ll be leading a crew of eager committed developers and you’ll have an influential role in key game development decisions as we shift into production phase.
More About You
  • You are already a Senior Developer in Unity 3D with Advanced C# and you know you have unicorn gaming skills to bring to the table.
  • You’ve led a team of developers before and you’ll slide into this leadership role with ease and enjoy project managing the team and supporting them to code like rockstars.
  • You have a minimum of 2 + years of game development experience in a studio environment and some time of that has been in team lead role.
  • You can work from our office in Burleigh or Brisbane at least 2 days per week (note that we are happy to support your relocation into Qld)
  • You are flexible and adaptable
  • You like solving problems and thrive under pressure
  • You enjoy collaborating and working with others and succeeding as a team
  • BONUS points if you have software architecture experience and/or VR experience (but a genuine interest in VR is essential)
We have the budget to attract the best talent we need to make this the epic game we know it can be and your remuneration package will be tailored to suit your preferences and individual situation (including relocating to the Gold Coast if you don’t already enjoy the sand in between your toes!)
Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion:
We know that diversity of identity, experience, and thought leads to more creativity, better problem-solving, and wiser decisions, which is why we’re dedicated to always adding new perspectives to our team.We are an equal opportunity employer; committed to diversity and building an equitable and inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and experiences, and we’re taking steps to meet that commitment. We highly encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including women, people of colour, LGBTQIA+ folks, veterans, and people with disabilities.
How To Apply
If you’ve got this far and you keen to learn more, please apply by answering the questions below, attaching examples of your work, your portfolio and your CV;
  1. Tell us how you meet our criteria above and why you are our next rockstar lead developer
  2. What are you currently earning and what salary would make you excited for this role
  3. What are your career dreams? Tell us how we can fit into your life and career plans.
We believe in collaborative kindness. We will respond to every application and we appreciate the time you have taken to apply.
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