Ontario Game Careers Round-Up!

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-pp 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?

Riyo Games  – Senior Game Programmer

Riyo Games’ mission is to craft retro-infused JRPGs that awaken cherished childhood memories. Our growing studio is assembling a dream team of talent from across the globe to build the games you’ve always dreamed of growing up. Join us on this epic quest to make fun, narrative-rich games in an inclusive, supportive, and fun studio environment!

The Senior Game Programmer is a versatile technical expert able to contribute in varied areas of game development, from gameplay systems, to tools, to engine-related features. You will be responsible for creating new mechanics and systems and bringing them to a high level of polish. You are comfortable working closely with designers to create compelling gameplay experiences, implement new content, and collaborate closely with a cross-discipline team to pull it all together.

Snowed In Studios – Technical Training Specialist

Snowed in Studios is a game development studio based in Ottawa, Canada. As part of Keywords Studios’ engineering service line, we provide programming support to some of the most important and exciting games being made today. You’ll have the chance to make a global impact, working in a studio known for shipping some of the most prestigious household names in gaming.

As a Technical Training Specialist you will be integral in the process of helping Snowed In grow and develop. You will guide our programmers in their development and help to place them in a team that will best suit their strengths and interests.

Ubisoft Toronto – Texture Artist (Splinter Cell)

Ubisoft Toronto is one of the largest development studios within Ubisoft, employing talented people from around the world. We create worlds and tell stories that grip you, inspire you and challenge you. Since opening in 2010, we have shipped innovative game projects on some of Ubisoft’s biggest brands: Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, Watch Dogs, For Honor and Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell.

On being a Texture Artist at Ubisoft Toronto As a Texture Artist at UbiTO, you will participate in making an immersive world come alive by creating and applying textures that give depth and dimension to everything within it.

Sinn Studio  – Senior Game Designer

Sinn Studio Inc. is leading the charge in VR combat games! Debut game, Swordsman, is a physics-based combat game where you can slash your way through medieval earth to become the ultimate Swordsman. Having won multiple awards like Game of the Year in 2022, Best Swordfighting Game in 2020 and more. Swordsman also boasts top best seller in Quest and PSVR/2 platforms.

We’re looking for a Senior Game Designer with experience in general systems design and combat to join our team and solve novel problems in a complex, but rewarding genre of XR combat.