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The Lodgge Podcast

Welcome to The Lodgge Podcast. Each episode we will be welcoming a different uniquely talented guest to talk about a variety of topics. Our goal is to showcase the immense knowledge, diversity, and skill that Ontario video game and interactive entertainment studios have to offer. Join us for a behind-the-scenes look at the industry, its members, and the projects they create.

Recent Episodes

  • Episode 19 — Antonio Miceli

    In this episode of The Lodgge Podcast meet Antonio Miceli, President of Mega Power Games! We discuss his career path to game design, The impact of showing games at live events, the release of DepowerBall, and much more!

Previous Episodes

Careers

Looking to start a new adventure? The Lodgge Careers will be showcasing available positions from around Ontario. We will be adding careers throughout the week, so make sure to check in often. Each post includes a direct link to the official career posting, so you can apply in no time!

  • Lofty Sky
    • Experience developing gaming systems, interfaces, controls, and other interactive elements of a game
    • Expertise in defining core mechanics and devising a plan for player characters
    • Possesses the skills to create a game system that enhances the player experience while adhering to the game’s production goals.
  • Game Hive
    • Your C# programming skills are off the charts, and you’re a Unity Engine ninja!
    • You’ve already left your mark on the gaming world with games you’ve developed, either on your own or as part of a rockstar team.
    • You’ve got mad skills when it comes to integrating ads SDKs and implementing monetization strategies. Cha-ching!
    • You’re no stranger to event tracking and data analytics tools for game development. You know the secret language of numbers and how they shape gaming success.
    • If you’re familiar with basic Python scripting and server work, you’re leveling up in our book!
    • Your attention to detail is legendary, and you’re a pro at delivering high-quality work on time.
    • You thrive in a team-oriented environment and have top-notch communication skills.
    • Gaming is your passion, and you’re always hungry for the latest industry trends. You know what makes players tick! And you’re super keen on learning more about the marketing and user acquisition-end of the business!
  • Rockstar Toronto
    • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to prioritize and multi-task. 
    • The ability to concisely present complex information via bug reports. 
    • Ability to work productively, collaboratively, and communicate effectively with people at all levels. 
    • Positive, solution-orientated individual with a passion for game development. 
    • Driven individual who completes high quality work with relative autonomy. 
    • High level of organization with the ability to keep track of a large number of tasks. 
    • Ability to grasp new programs and systems quickly.
    • Familiarity with version control software, such as Git and Perforce.
    • Familiarity with 3D software and game engines.
    • Deep rooted interest in video games.
  • EA Sports
    • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent training and professional experience.
    • 3+ years of experience in C++ software development.
    • 3+ years of experience with Client/Server, Peer-to-Peer, and multi-threaded architectures.
    • 1+ years of experience with 3rd party APIs.
    • 1+ years of experience working on Microsoft, and Sony game consoles.
    • 1+ years of experience of real-time game networking.
    • 1+ years of experience with Linux.
    • 1+ years of experience with Visual Studio and knowledge of the debugging tools.
    • Knowledge of modern database technologies.
    • Knowledge of networking protocols.
* Looking to post a position? Contact our comms team and lets make it happen!

The Lodgge Twitch

Our mission with this venture is to host a ton of Ontario studios, and create great content with them. Make sure to follow The Lodgge on Twitch to stay tuned in to all of our great content.

  • Do you or your studio stream Ontario produced games? Send us a message and let us know

Upcoming Industry Events

We scour the web for industry events so that you don’t have to! Whether you are a growing indie studio, a student looking to network, or simply a fan of video games, we have an event for you. Filter by city, event type and much more in our fully customizable event calendar. New events will be added weekly so make sure to check back in regularly to keep up with the latest in the industry.

*Is your event missing? Contact our comms team and let’s change that.