Job listings for WorldsAway were shared in newsgroups on USENET. Using these job listings, you can view the timeline of how the project was staffed and some of the requirements those roles would’ve had. They are an interesting set of historical artefacts to browse through.
January 14th, 1994 - ba.jobs.offered
F. Randall Farmer 1/14/94 to ba.jobs.offered Attention computer games and online professionals: Cultural Technologies, a new division of Fujitsu OSSI located in northern San Jose, California, has salaried and contract positions available for an exciting graphical interactive networked entertainment (cyberspace) project. We need several key technical positions filled immediately, and even more in marketing and member support in the next few months. We'll be translating a successful Fujitsu network product for the U.S. telecommunications environment. Come join this dynamic team to create a groundbreaking new off-ramp on the information superhighway! All of these positions require professional work experience. Available now: Professional PC or Mac games programmers: should have 3+ years experience in games programming in C. Must have implemented interfaces and animation engines, have a working knowledge of sound effects and audio, telecommunications, OOP and multiprocessing, and know what it means to have fun on networks. These positions are available for salary or on-site contract. Professional Lead Computer Games Cel Artist/Animator: should have 5+ years in the computer games industry. The Lead Artist will select and direct an assistant artist, assist in establishing an artwork and animation development environment, investigate and define the graphic style of the product, and draw images/create animation for thousands of objects. Experience with Animator or SoftImage a plus. A sense of humor is required. This position is available as a 6-9 month contract, and the work will be on-site. Professional Assistant Computer Games Cel Artist/Animator: should have 2+ years in the computer games industry. This position will support the Lead Artist, and has similar qualifications. This is 6-9 month on-site contract. Professional Japanese to English translator: we require a fluent English speaker with a technical translation background. The work will entail translating software comments, technical documentation, and interface help messages. Experience translating entertainment products a plus. 3-6 month contract. Professional Games & Technical Writer: should have 3+ years in the computer games industry. This 6-month contract position will include both technical writing and creating an entertaining customer guidebook. FAX Fujitsu Open Systems Solutions Inc., HR dept. at (408)-456-7050 or E-Mail your resume to cult...@ossi.com Principles only. Please include salary history and references. Qualified applicants only. Equal opportunity employer. M/F/H/V F. Randall Farmer, Producer, Cultural Technologies
October 28th, 1994 - ba.jobs.offered
Paul Taylor 10/28/94 to ba.jobs.offered Customer Support Reps, Fujitsu O.S.S.I. CUSTOMER SUPPORT REPRESENTATIVE POSITIONS We are currently seeking qualified candidates to provide non-technical customer support for a new multimedia communications product. Responsibilities include on-line customer interaction, problem resolution and follow- up, and other electronic support activities. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills. Two years customer service experience and use of interactive Windows and/or Mac applications required. On-line service experience a plus. Full and three-quarter time positions are available. Afternoon and evening shifts, some weekend and holiday work required. Please submit electronic resume and salary requirements to: cult...@ossi.com subject line: CUST SUP REP CULTURAL For fax replies please use 408-456-7888, or you can write to us at: Fujitsu Open System Solutions, Inc. Attn: Alice Melillo, HR Manager Cultural Technologies Division 3055 Orchard Drive San Jose, CA 95134