Ontario Game Careers Round-Up!

Published On: 31 October 2023Categories: Today's TalesTags: , , ,

Here at The Lodgge, we want to ensure visibility for all newcomers to the industry and make transitioning positions at any level as seamless as possible. Here is another round of our bi-weekly career post round-up that will include a collection of job openings and game industry careers across our many fantastic Ontario studios that stood out to us this week! Let’s have a look shall we?

Digital Extremes – Mobile Programmer

Digital Extremes is seeking a Mobile Programmer to join our team. The ideal candidate will have experience with C++, strong communication skills, working knowledge of mobile platforms, and a desire to learn new systems and skills. Familiarity with graphics APIs (such as Metal or Vulkan), UI scripting, as well as profiling tools is a plus.

Founded in 1993 by James Schmalz, Digital Extremes ranks as one of the world’s top independent video game development studios. The studio has reached its greatest critical and commercial success with the free-to-play action game, Warframe®, boasting a global community of 50 million registered players on PC, PS4™, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch™.

Ubisoft Toronto – Texture Artist

As a Texture Artist at UbiTO, you will make an immersive world come alive by creating and applying textures that give depth and dimension to everything within it. With a mix of observation, skill, and imagination, you add the details that define characters, objects, and environments. You take inspiration from reality to build believable materials, and adapt to new tools to push them to their full potential.

At Ubisoft Toronto, we look for people who are excited to create the future of games in one of the most diverse cities in the world. We believe that embracing our individuality helps us build stronger creative teams and develop better games for all players.

Electronic Arts – User Experience Researcher

A User Experience Researcher at EA will report to the User Experience Research Manager to represent the players – in all their variety and diversity- and we value building that diversity of background & opinion into the structure of our team. This role is open to hybrid work model.

We are EA—the world’s largest video game publisher. You’re probably familiar with many of our titles: Star Wars Jedi: Survivor, Apex Legends, The Sims, and others. But what does that mean for you? It means more opportunities to explore your creativity, be inspired by those around you and ignite your path in any direction you choose.

MRC Studio (Durham College) – Research Lead

Durham College is seeking applications from qualified individuals with related industry experience and strong real-time engine experience to lead applied research projects for the MRC Studio.  Responsibilities include leading research projects with industry partners, overseeing the entire portfolio of projects conducted by the team of researchers, guiding the project management framework for all projects, and related activities to grow the MRC Studio.

Durham College (DC) is leading the way as a post-secondary institution, offering an innovative and transformative student experience and hands-on learning opportunities. With this focus top of mind for our students and our employees, DC is proud to be one of the fastest-growing colleges in the province and annually ranked as one of the GTA’s Top 100 employers.