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We offer a work environment unparalleled in Australia, complete with a studio full of highly talented highly trained professionals who share your passion for making world beating games.

Tantalus Media is an equal opportunity employer and offers a friendly, welcoming environment, where you'll be able to make a meaningful creative contribution to a talented and experienced team.

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Please do not apply for positions by post.


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Generalist Programmers

General Duties:

  • Work closely with producers, game designers and artists to implement a next-generation game
  • Implementing, optimizing and maintaining game systems
  • Modify, enhance and maintain asset pipelines and tools
  • Staying up-to-date with new technologies and architectures
  • Follow Tantalus' standards and best practices
  • Assist and mentor other programmers in your areas of expertise

Skills, Abilities and Qualifications:

  • Excellent C++ programming skills
  • Good familiarity with game engine architectures
  • Familiarity with source control
  • Write clear, robust, maintainable code
  • Demonstrated accurate scheduling ability
  • Naturally work as part of a team
  • Have completed a commercial project
  • A genuine enthusiasm and passion for the games industry


  • Windows 10 development experience
  • Good grasp of, and experience writing in, assembler dialects (e.g. MIPS, PowerPC, X86)
  • Experience writing in shader languages (e.g. GLSL, HLSL)
  • 3 years' games software development experience
  • Experience with code optimization and profiling tools (i.e. PIX, RAD)
  • C# and/or a scripting language (e.g. Python)
  • Experience interfacing with 3D art applications (e.g. Maya)
  • A degree in a course such as Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Mathematics preferred. Self taught applicants must be able to demonstrate a high level of competency with game related demo code

Must be eligible to work in Australia (we cannot sponsor working visas).

Please email with your CV and cover letter attached, and include the words 'General May 2019' in the subject line of your email.

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