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Current Vacancies

Executive (Game Development)

  • Reporting to the Head of Production and Development
  • Key role working to achieve outcomes for the South Australian game development industry
  • Game development industry experience essential
  • Part Time role 0.6 FTE
  • Salary $88k (pro rata) + superannuation

Established in 1972, the South Australian Film Corporation (SAFC) is South Australia’s leading screen authority and investment body, supporting the development, growth and promotion of the state’s screen production sector.

As the most experienced screen agency in Australia the SAFC focuses on supporting, positioning and championing South Australian screen businesses to achieve creative excellence and prosperity, contributing to a robust South Australian economy and creative vibrancy through production of a diverse slate of screen projects – from films and TV series to video games and more.

Reporting to the Head of Production and Development, the Game Development Executive works within the SAFC’s Production and Development team to facilitate the growth of the South Australian game development sector.

We are seeking someone with extensive industry experience in game development to provide strategic advice for the further development of South Australia’s game industry, and to create new opportunities and initiatives for the game development sector.

Based chiefly at the Adelaide Studios Precinct at Glenside, the Game Development Executive will project manage the SA Video Game Development Rebate program within a grants management framework, and will be the first point of contact for South Australian game developers, studios, and businesses within the video game ecosystem when engaging with the SAFC for support.

The ideal candidate will have a substantial knowledge of the local, national, and international game development sectors, and strong connections within the South Australian game development community in particular. You will have high attention to detail, excellent communication and stakeholder management skills, and the ability to think strategically and identify opportunities to advance SAFC strategic objectives.

Position Description

For further information

Enquiries about this position – NOT applications – should be sent via email to [email protected]

How to apply

Applications should include a covering letter of no longer than two pages, plus a CV in Word format, and may be submitted by email to [email protected] – please include “Games Development Executive” in the subject line.

Applications close: 5.00pm ACST Thursday 29 February, 2024.

Diversity and Flexibility statement

The South Australian Film Corporation promotes diversity and flexible ways of working. First Nations peoples, Deaf and disabled applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Professional Opportunities

Although the SAFC isn’t involved in the hiring of crew, talent or extras on productions, our Professional Opportunities page regularly lists opportunities for South Australian screen professionals available on SAFC supported productions.

Please note that employment opportunities on productions are managed by the relevant productions.

The SAFC will also issue call outs via the Professional Opportunities page on a project by project basis for SAFC supported initiatives such as Professional Crew Attachments and Targeted Diversity Attachments.

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Work Experience

The SAFC is unable to offer work experience places.

Our Adelaide Studios Screen Creatives directory lists companies in the film, television and digital media industries based at the SAFC’s Adelaide Studios. You are welcome to contact relevant production companies directly regarding work experience opportunities they may offer.

Main image: Adelaide Studios, photo by Kelly Barnes

Behind the scenes of Deadly Family Portraits: Crombie Crew (2019).

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Image: Behind the scenes of Deadly Family Portraits: Crombie Crew (2019)