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JOIN OUR TEAM

Working on the biggest games in Australia

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PlaySide is the largest independent games studio in Australia. Founded in 2011, we’re a team with big ideas and the skills to deliver with our incredible team. 

In our history, we have released over 50+ titles across Mobile, PC, VR, AR, and now moving into console. We take so much pride in each and every project we create. Playside is a place of endless opportunity, where we focus on keeping the fun in game development.

We offer an amazingly professional, playful and supportive working environment. If you thrive on challenges and want to work on a diverse range of projects for a forward-thinking company, we want to hear from you.

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OPEN ROLES.

Lead Quality Assurance

QA

 Set up all of the necessary tools, documentation, and test plans for a successful QA team.

Marketing & Comms Manager

Operations

If you are a Marketing superstar help shape how we launch & talk about our games.

Senior Pipeline
Technical Artist

Art

Create intuitive tools to accommodate evolving pipelines and advancements in project requirements. 

User Interface
Artist

Art

With an eye for clean and playful design, help contribute to improving our games.

Lead Engineer (C++)

Engineering

Develop games for PC, mobile and console platforms. 

Tools Engineer
 

Engineering

Develop Tools to assist with the creation of games for PC, mobile and console platforms. 

UX Designer (VR)

Design

Translate the vision for the experience into compelling VR gameplay.

External Art Manager

Art

Define and execute creative strategies for external art development across our products.

3D
Artist

Art

Use your diverse skill set to bring to life stunning visuals that delight our players.

Senior Game Designer

Design

Help guide our projects and provide vision to all members of the team.

Gameplay Engineer (C++)

Engineering

Develop games for PC, mobile and console platforms. 

Quality
Assurance

QA

If you are a bug hunter extraordinaire, this is the job for you!

Senior
Producer

Production

Turn strategy into action. Help maintain a healthy team and lead your projects to success.

Project
Art Lead

Art

Push the visual development of your project and establish a key part of the art team itself.

Game
Animator

Art

With an eye for clean and playful design, help contribute to improving our games.

Engine Engineer (C++)

Engineering

Develop games for PC, mobile and console platforms. 

Senior Engineer (Unity)

Engineering

Develop games for both mobile and desktop platforms. 

Expression of Interest

Everything!

Don't see your role on the list? We'd love to hear how you would be able to make a difference here at Playside.

OUR BENEFITS.

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Social Outings

Regular after-work activities, lunches, parties, social club events and studio celebrations make for an engaging social culture with plenty of variety to suit all types of people.

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Career Development

We are so passionate about career longevity at Playside. We support all staff at every level to get to the following stages of their career through quarterly 1:1 goal sessions and on the job training.

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Snacks & Drinks

Fresh fruit, healthy (and not so healthy) snacks, Friday platters and drinks, as well as a coffee machine.

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Matching Mondays

Get colourful with our matching Mondays where we cycle out a different colour every week to dress in! (optional of course!!)

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Every Voice Matters

Be heard. Everyone has a voice on all our projects and contribute unique ideas to make each game the best it can be. 
Playsider's can even pitch their game ideas to take into full development.

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Game Tournaments

With regular after-work gaming sessions, we like to spruce it up with some competitive play. With games ranging from classics to new releases, jump in the fun and compete for glory!

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Incredible Studio

We think we have the best space in Aus. Our vibrant brand new studio in Port Melbourne has a games room, chill-out areas and colourful themed meeting rooms and spaces.

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Aussie Lifestyle

Located in charming Port Melbourne, we are only a short walk away from beaches, beautiful cafes and restaurants and the famous South Melbourne Market

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Weekly Wrap Up

End the week with a lovely studio-wide meet up where we go over project highlights and company updates hosted by different team members each week!

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Art

Artists are highly collaborative working together to raise the quality bar and tackle a wide range of art styles, each bringing their unique imagination and creativity.

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Engineering

Engineers are responsible for developing empowering tools, implementing content, and ensuring our games are rock solid. Constantly iterating, endlessly raising the bar.

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Quality Assurance

Quality Assurance live and breathe quality, ensuring all our titles are as stable and bug-free as possible.

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Data / Tools / UA

Working closely with developers creating real-time dashboards, using prediction and machine learning to optimize and forecast user acquisition activity.

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Design

Designers obsess over every game mechanic, feature, system, and all the little things that go into finding the fun. Bringing their game & industry knowledge to every project

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Production

Producers coordinate every part of a games development ensuring all team members know where we're going, how we get there and ensuring we hit our ambitious goals along the way.

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Audio

Audio experts cover everything from detailed crafting of sound and music assets, to developing groundbreaking audio systems, to bringing characters to life with full VO production.

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Operations

Operations includes a variety of our core services. We are the engine room and keep Playside running from an operational perspective, like a well oiled machine!

WHAT WE STAND FOR.

1.

Potential

Unlock your full POTENTIAL with the ability to challenge and be challenged every day.

3.

Playful

Making games is fun! We maintain an open, collaborative and PLAYFUL culture that you can be proud to promote.

2.

Pride

Take PRIDE in contributing to an inclusive workplace culture. We value trust, transparency, respect, honest and integrity in all relationships.

4.

Passion

Bring all your PASSION to develop games that are innovative, fun, high quality and cater to everyone.

WHAT OUR PEOPLE SAY.

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“Everyday at PlaySide is different. The constant opportunities we get to develop new and exciting titles is what makes coming into work everyday so rewarding”

Taylah Walker

Business Development Manager