Careers with LAI Games

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Be Part of an Innovative, Industry Leading Team

LAI Games is a leading developer and manufacturer of arcade games and products with a portfolio comprised of video games, Virtual Reality experiences, mobile applications, ticket redemption games, and more.

Our goal is to craft the most engaging, rewarding and innovative games and experiences in the out of home entertainment space, including arcades, barcades, bowling alleys and family entertainment centres. This commitment to innovation is demonstrated by the consistent launch of category-defining, award-winning titles such as Speed of Light, Snapshot, Let’s Bounce, HYPERshoot, and Virtual Rabbids: The Big Ride.

Careers at LAI Games

Our Vision

Creating experiences
people can’t get anywhere else.

Rapid prototyping, evaluation and iteration are the core elements of our development processes, and we are looking for fun, energetic, and talented people who share our passion for innovative games and products that enrich the out of home entertainment experiences for millions of players around the world.

Our arcade games are large, dynamic, physical products that leverage a wide variety of technologies, interfaces and formats to deliver unique and engaging user experiences. Developing these games requires a high level of collaboration within a development team consisting of a range of disciplines including mechanical, electrical and software engineers, game developers, artists, designers and fabricators. As such, our work environment rewards people who are curious, collaborative, and productive, embracing the responsibility that comes with freedom from micro-management, and striving for excellence in everything they do.

If this sounds like you, apply to join our fun, dynamic development team!

COVID-19 Hiring Update: All jobs listed below are expected to begin as remote positions.

Both currently advertised positions are open to applicants in Australia and Singapore, with the successful candidate reporting to our Singapore head office.

We are currently hiring for the following positions

Position/Division Summary:

Our talented development team consists of passionate gamers, driven to make the most fun, engaging and rewarding games and experiences for our players. This team is growing, and we’re seeking an exceptional game programmer to join us in creating a new Virtual Reality game. Our backgrounds are diverse, but we all share a real passion for what we do.

Our programmers enjoy all elements of development, leveraging their experience, passion, and alignment with the design team to drive the production of almost every aspect of our game development, from gameplay logic and physics to shaders, audio, UI, and beyond. One of the most unique and engaging aspects of our games is the range of technologies and interface devices used to deliver memorable gameplay experiences.

Motivated by the diversity of products, projects, and technologies they’re exposed to in their role, our programmers thrive in the collaborative environment that drives the integration of these game elements, delivering incredible, physical games and experiences. If you value working in a highly collaborative team that celebrates passion, creativity, innovation, and a strong desire to make big contributions to amazing games and experiences, we think this will be a great fit for you.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop game software with a high standard of code quality, stability, maintainability, readability, and performance.
  • Collaborate with a team of programmers, artists, and designers to build asset pipelines, workflow processes and per-project development tools that are stable, elegant and efficient.
  • Collaborate with a team of programmers to advise the best software packages, hardware platforms, game engines and techniques for implementing games, features, and tools.
  • Advise the development team with the scope and resources required for new product ideas, new game features and improvements to our existing game catalogue.
  • Work with electrical engineers to integrate custom hardware interfaces into our games and implement tools for thoroughly testing hardware.
  • Contribute to the design of new product ideas and features.
  • Rapidly prototype and iterate on new game ideas to evaluate their fun, feasibility, and market fit.

Requirements:

  • 5+ plus strong experience with C# and Unity3D games targeting PC platforms.
  • Strong experience with common gameplay features such as physics, animation, user interfaces, state machines, shaders, networking, etc.
  • Strong understanding of PC hardware performance, benchmarking, and optimization.
  • Experience writing other software such as C++ DLLs, APIs, servers, windows services, console programs, Powershell/batch scripts, or websites.
  • Experience working in teams with version control systems such as Git, Mercurial or Perforce.
  • Experience with a variety of software development tools and practices such as unit testing, build automation, dependency injection, data-driven development, etc.
  • Able to thrive in a diverse, collaborative team working productively and autonomously
  • Strong communication skills in English, both written and verbal.
  • A passion for games is critical as you’ll be collaborating with the games development team and contributing to LAI Games products.

Additional Experience a Plus:

  • Experience in VR development
  • Experience with online multiplayer and networking

Benefits and perks:

  • Great career development
  • Lots of variety in the games and technologies you’ll be a part of.
  • Highly impactful role as part of a small team delivering big things.
  • Work from home – we provide all the tools and equipment to work as part of a highly collaborative team, remotely.
  • Being a part of the out-of-home entertainment industry, we like to have frequent team events and enjoy what the industry has to offer.
  • Flexible working hours
  • Monthly self-directed personal development days and game jams

Position/Division Summary:

Our talented development team consists of passionate gamers, driven to make the most fun, engaging and rewarding games and experiences for our players. This team is growing, and we’re seeking an exceptional technical artist to join us in creating a new Virtual Reality game. Our backgrounds are diverse, but we all share a real passion for what we do.

Your mission is to help forge the art pipeline, using your breadth of skill and experience to work between art and engineering to help us bring this game to life. Your role is challenging and varied; your domain extends anywhere from modelling tools, to rendering improvements. We look to you to solve hard problems using knowledge, creativity, and teamwork, ensuring that we hit performance while maintaining a high visual quality.

Our ideal candidate has extensive experience as a technical artist, with deep understanding of the Unity game engine and game creation tools. If you value working in a highly collaborative team that celebrates artistic passion, creativity, innovation, and a strong desire to make big contributions to amazing games and experiences, we think this will be a great fit for you.

Requirements:

  • 5+plus years of experience in technical art in games industry
  • Comprehensive knowledge and modelling skills in 3D content creation software.
  • Comprehensive experience with Unity 3D.
  • Deep understanding of runtime performance and how to scale and optimise visuals for different platforms from low-end to high-end hardware.
  • Ability to create stunning yet efficient particle effects in Unity 3D.
  • Thorough knowledge of VFX pipelines and shader processes used in game development.
  • Experience with real-time and baked lighting in Unity 3D.
  • Results-oriented driver who is self-motivated and collaborative, with strong problem-solving skills.
  • Able to communicate effectively with artists, designers, and engineers.
  • Passion for playing and making games.

Additional Experience a Plus:

  • Familiarity with 3D rendering principles and/or shader authoring.
  • Familiarity with animation rigging toolsets and workflows.
  • Experience with Substance Designer and Painter.
  • Experience developing games for VR.

Benefits and perks:

  • Great career development
  • Lots of variety in the games and technologies you’ll be a part of.
  • Highly impactful role as part of a small team delivering big things.
  • Work from home – we provide all the tools and equipment to work as part of a highly collaborative team, remotely.
  • Being a part of the out-of-home entertainment industry, we like to have frequent team events and enjoy what the industry has to offer.
  • Flexible working hours
  • Monthly self-directed personal development days and game jams