Technical Writer (Internship or Temporary)

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About Gameloft

A leading digital and social game publisher, Gameloft® has established itself as one of the top innovators in its field since 2000. Gameloft creates games for all digital platforms and with an audience of 157 million monthly users offers via Gameloft Advertising Solutions a unique level of visibility and involvement to advertisers. 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 6,000 people worldwide. Gameloft is a Vivendi company.

At Gameloft Montreal, you’ll be working with the world’s best game developers. Our studio has developed, and continues to develop, hit titles that include the Dungeon Hunter, Modern Combat and Gangstar series.

We are currently looking for a Technical Writer Internship or Temporary to document our in-house engine!

From the beginning of your adventure with us, you will be tasked with:

-Drafting and updating technical documentation related to Gameloft’s in-house engine
-Creating templates and instancing features to different projects
-Understanding the logic behind components, as well as their behaviours with regard to game objects or levels
-Sequence scripting (for both designers and artists)
-Establishing a bridge between 3ds Max and the in-house engine (material set-up, coll box, etc.)
-Integrating tooltips and the sequences of script boxes
-Performing “gym tests” (test cases) and verifying the technical aspects of new features (stability, usability, etc.)

Experience and Qualifications:

-Degree in computing, engineering or related fields
-Experience with professional technical writing, or something related such as programming or another role as a writer
-Good interpersonal communication skills
-Good Microsoft Office skills, especially with Word
-Experience with a game engine – knowledge regarding shortcuts and UI is essential
-Ability to write clear technical documentation that can be understood by specific audiences with various levels of technical knowledge, e.g. programming team, art team, design team and general public
-Understanding of game graphics/programming (experience with Irradiance, NavMesh, Enlighten and PVS baking is a major asset)
-Familiarity with C++, as well as a scripting language like Lua, is a major asset
-Fluency in both English and French, spoken and written
-3ds Max scripting is a major asset
-Asset production in 3ds Max is a must

And above all, motivation and a passion for your work!

Why Join the World of Gameloft?

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

We want to get to know you!
Submit your application now (Please forward your resume, portfolio and cover letter)

Contact Details:
Gameloft - Montreal
Tel: 514-798-1700
Fax: 514-787-0092
Contact: Recruitment Team

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