Reminder to Submit Workshops, Talks and Panels to #NZGDC17

The New Zealand Game Developers Conference 2017 – an action-packed three day conference for professional and indie game developers in New Zealand’s fastest growing creative sector, will be on September 6th – 8th 2017 hosted at Auckland’s AUT University.   NZGDC17 is calling for speakers who would like to present talks or panels covering game …

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Senior Programmer – Aurora44

Job Description Aurora44 is looking for a Senior Programmer to join our incredibly ambitious development team on Ashen! You will be responsible for working with game designers, artists and the programming team to create fun gameplay experiences on this ambitious title. You will play an integral role in the design and development of our game …

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Senior Programmer (AI) – Magic Leap / Weta Workshop

Company Description Based in Wellington, New Zealand, award-winning special effects facility Weta Workshop is known around the world for our work on films like The Lord of the Rings, District 9, and Avatar. Now, we’ve joined forces with Florida-based technology company Magic Leap to create Dr. Grordbort’s Invaders: the first Mixed Reality Lightfield game built …

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CALL FOR SPEAKERS: #NZGDC17

The NZGDA is proud to announce the New Zealand Game Developers Conference 2017 – an action-packed three day conference for professional and indie game developers in New Zealand’s fastest growing creative sector. NZGDC17 will be on September 6th – 8th 2017 hosted at Auckland’s AUT University.   NZGDC17 is calling for speakers who would like …

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Animator – Aurora44

Job Description We are looking for an Animator to join the Ashen team. The ideal candidate will have experience in games and eagerness to push boundaries of what an indie game is. You must also be willing to relocate to Wellington. Skills & Requirements – 2+ years professional 3D animation experience preferred – Strong understanding …

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User Acquisition and Marketing

Location: Dunedin, New Zealand Start date: April 2016 We’re looking for passionate and creative team members to join us on an ambitious journey to create the greatest portfolio of games about the natural world. Come work in a fun, challenging environment with a talented team of engineers, designers and artists all dedicated to creating exceptional …

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Node.js Programmer

Brief Company Description Blackout Sports is based in Hamilton, New Zealand with an established brand and passion for sports management games. We are growing our vision to move beyond text-based browser games to compete on the world stage by building innovative, visual and social mobile games. Job Description We are looking for someone competent with …

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Tips for pitching to the Interactive Development Fund

The New Zealand Film Commission’s pilot Interactive Development Fund is an exciting opportunity for game developers to get support for the early stage of their development. We reached out to NZFC to clarify three of the most frequently asked questions: FAQs from NZFC Is the fund intended for VR/AR only, or will being a VR/AR …

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