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Game Designer Hot Job

451/1412/127472

Gameloft - Toronto

Negotiable

Toronto, Canada

Canada

Games and Level Design

ASAP

27/08/2019

26/10/2019

Mid-Senior Level

Permanent | Full Time

No

Leader in the development and publishing of mobile games, Gameloft® has established itself as one of the top innovators in its field since 2000. Gameloft creates games for all digital platforms, two of which are featured in the “Top 10 Games by All-Time Worldwide Downloads” from App Annie. Gameloft operates its own established franchises such as Asphalt®, Order & Chaos, Modern Combat and Dungeon Hunter and also partners with major rights holders including Universal, Illumination Entertainment, Disney®, Marvel®, Hasbro®, Fox Digital Entertainment, Mattel® and Ferrari®. Gameloft distributes its games in over 100 countries and employs 4,600 people worldwide. Every month, 114 million unique users can be reached by advertisers in Gameloft games with Gameloft Advertising Solutions, a leading B2B offering dedicated to brands and agencies. Gameloft is a Vivendi company.

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From the beginning of your journey with us you will:

  • Design new features and content for world class mobile games
  • Work on game systems, social features, monetization, and much more
  • Design and balance characters, quest progressions, and events
  • Champion your designs from initial pitch through implementation, launch, and evolution
  • Work closely with artists, programmers, and QA to implement designs and hit targets
  • Use playtests, player feedback, and metrics to gain insights and refine your designs
  • Analyze competitive games to be an expert in the audience and market
  • Pitch creative new game ideas for upcoming projects

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Passion for mobile free-to-play games
  • 3+ years of experience as a game designer at a mobile game company, or equivalent background
  • A post-secondary degree or certificate in a game design related field, or equivalent background
  • Expert knowledge of free-to-play game design fundamentals
  • Confidence and ability to communicate through verbal, written, and visual means
  • Solid understanding of game metrics and key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Strong technical aptitude and ability to quickly learn new tools
  • Ability to quickly adapt in a rapidly changing, fast-paced, and creative environment
  • Aptitude for working under pressure and hitting tight deadlines
  • Collaborative spirit and love of teamwork
  • Creative imagination and ability to think outside the box

As bonus we’ll also consider:

  • Practical experience working on a game from initial pitch through launch and beyond
  • Experience working with an established game engine, such as Unity
  • Demonstrated passion for game design shown through personal game projects
  • Expert knowledge of spreadsheets tools, image editors, and flowchart software

Why join Gameloft?

  • You want to be part of an exceptional experience, within a company that is constantly growing.
  • You want to work with talented people who are industry pioneers.
  • You want to join a global company and meet great people around the world from all walks of life.
  • Or, you are just looking for a fun place to work!

What Gameloft Toronto can offer you?

  • Flexible working hours to suit your schedule
  • Health insurance coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program; because sometimes we need a helping hand
  • Video game room equipped with your favourites
  • Social Club events
  • Fresh Fruit every morning
  • Mentorship program and expert-led courses to help you strengthen your skills or learn something new

Only selected candidates will be contacted, and your CV will be saved in our files for 6 months.

Gameloft Toronto is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fostering diversity and inclusivity within our work environment. Gameloft Toronto welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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