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Wednesday, March 22

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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 12 — Indigo Doyle

    Meet Indigo Doyle founder of Pushing Vertices! We discuss their upcoming debut game Roller Girl, the creation of The Indie Mixer, working in Ontario, and much more!

Previous Episodes

Job Board

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

  • What we’re looking for :

    • Strong interest in video games and the gaming industry;
    • Level design experience either in the industry or for school projects;
    • Experience with Unreal Engine;
    • Experience in visual scripting and sequencing tools;
    • An understanding of gameplay flow, pacing, and encounter setups;
    • Self-starter and resourceful
    • Excel in fast-paced environments and capacity to prioritize tasks;
    • Good communication skills, both spoken and written in English and/or French.
  • Star Fort Games

    ● Experience working in 3D Studio Max, Blender and/ or Maya

    ● Experience creating 3D assets such as vehicles, hard surfaces, humanoid and animal design

    ● Experience with contemporary game asset creation

    ● Experience with scheduling and prioritizing tasks

    ● Experience with Adobe Creative Suite

    ● Basic knowledge of Unity

    ● Experience working on mobile games is considered a great asset

    ● Link to a relevant updated portfolio

  • Qualifications

    • 2+ years of game development experience as a Game Designer.

    • At least 1 shipped game title.

    • Experience designing combat-centric gameplay scenarios.

    • Experience in Unreal Engine 4 with a focus on game and level design.

    • Outstanding communication skills, verbal and written.

    • Extremely strong collaborative skills.

  • Rockstar Toronto


    • Preferred degree with an emphasis in 3D Art or Animation or equivalent work experience.


    • 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 animation assets.
    • Excellent problem-solving ability and attention to detail.
    • Ability to grasp new programs and systems quickly.
    • Strong communication and time-management skills.
    • Ability to prioritize and multi-task.
    • Deep rooted interest in video games.
    • Experience in a DCC software (Motionbuilder / 3ds Max / Maya)


    Please note that these are desirable skills and are not required to apply for the position.

    • Animation experience preferable.
    • Knowledge of commercial game engines such as Unity or Unreal Engine.
    • An understanding of export processes to a game engine.
    • Experience working with motion capture data.
    • Practical knowledge of programming languages (Python, C#, C++, etc.)
    • Quality Assurance experience.
* 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.