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Kotaku Is Hiring! Digital Designer Wanted

Are you a tech savvy creative? We’re looking for an ideas driven and commercially focused digital designer to join our rapidly growing team at Allure Media.

No-one Alive Could Fill Time Warner's eSports Job

I’m not sure specifically who Time Warner thought they were going to get to apply for their latest role, but the pool of candidates won’t be bloody large after this set of requirements went out.

When (If Ever) To Put Gaming On Your Resume

Honing your skills in a video game is hard work. It takes practice, patience and creativity. These are all assets that could help you land a real job, too. But do they? Have you ever emphasised your gaming background during a job search, and did it help?

Avoid The 'Shotgun' Approach When Applying For Jobs In Games

The games industry is extremely difficult to get into without a lot of experience and a few completed projects under your belt. Entry-level roles are far and few between and when an opportunity does pop up, applicants are willing to try anything just to be in the industry, let alone their ideal job. While it might seem OK to go for unrelated positions, it can seriously compromise your chances in the future.

The Likelihood A Robot Will Steal Your Job, In One Picture

More and more, jobs everywhere are becoming automated — and it’s only going to get worse as technology becomes more capable and advanced. What are the chances your job could be taken by a robot, machine or AI, though?

The Worst Job Applications In Video Games Revealed

Develop has a really great little feature running on its site at the moment. It’s asked game developers working at studios to reveal the absolute worst things they’ve ever seen in job applications. It’s hilarious, but it’s also a cautionary tale! Thinking about applying for a job in video games? Maybe don’t describe yourself as “amazeballs” in your resume!

Kotaku Is Hiring! PHP Developer Wanted

Take pride in writing clean code? We’re looking for an autonomous PHP developer to join our rapidly growing team at Allure Media.

Fruit Ninja Dev Halfbrick Wants Junior Designers For Its Brisbane Studio

You may have heard of a little studio called Halfbrick. Oh, who am I kidding? Along with Firemint (now Firemonkeys), Halfbrick is probably Australia’s most well-known mobile developer with hits including Jetpack Joyride and Fruit Ninja under its belt. The reason it’s being mentioned today? Halfbrick is on the hunt for junior designers.

The ABC Wants A Game Designer For A 'Major New Initiative' This Year

Mention “Ultimo” and “video games” together and your first thoughts go immediately to Team Bondi, the now-defunct developer behind 2011’s LA Noire. But that’s the past. In the present, we’re associating them with the ABC and the game designer role it’s looking to fill. The ABC? Making games? Interesting indeed.

Kotaku Seeks A PHP War Machine!

Are you passionate about web development? Do you take pride in writing clean code? We’re looking for an autonomous mid-weight PHP developer to take control of Allure Media’s network of technology sites: Kotaku, Lifehacker and Gizmodo.

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