Ontario Game Careers Round-Up!

Published On: 6 December 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?

Technical Lead – Sinn Studio

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 Sword Fighting Game in 2020 and more. Swordsman also boasts a top best seller in Quest and PSVR/2 platforms.

We’re looking for a Technical Lead / Lead Programmer (Gaming) who takes initiative, has drive, and extensive work experience with Unreal Engine and C++. This is a senior-level role that requires previous experience leading a team. The successful candidate will be responsible for high-level initiative planning and management as well as the implementation of proprietary, genre-defining XR combat technologies.

Senior Producer – Snowed In Studios

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

We are currently on the lookout for a Senior Producer to join our growing team! This is a pivotal project, people, and client relationship role on a range of game dev projects – from high-profile AAA, to complex technical projects and creative projects where you assemble everything and everyone needed to create something new.

Character Assembly Artist – Rockstar Games

At Rockstar Games, we create world-class entertainment experiences. A career at Rockstar Games is about being part of a team working on some of the most creatively rewarding and ambitious projects to be found in any entertainment medium. You would be welcomed to a dedicated and inclusive environment where you can learn, and collaborate with some of the most talented people in the industry.

Rockstar Toronto is on the lookout for a talented Character Assembly Artist who has a passion for populating open worlds, wardrobe styling and filling character roles based on art direction with a nuance for visual storytelling through the dynamics of appearances, clothing, and social status. This is a full-time permanent position based out of Rockstar’s unique game development studio in Oakville, Ontario.

Gameplay Software Engineer – Electronic Arts

EA is one of the most iconic brands in entertainment with nearly 30 years of innovation, passion, and connection of millions of players across the globe to their favorite video games IP. We are assembling a team with the purpose of constructing a novel and immersive experience. This is your opportunity to join this new team to shape the future of interactive entertainment.

Gameplay Programmers are versatile generalists who focus on game strategy and the “feel” of a game. However, they will inevitably be involved with the more specialized areas of the game’s development, such as graphics and sound. Gameplay programmers may implement strategy tables, tweak input code, or adjust other factors that alter the game. You will report to the Senior Engineer and work with your peers to deliver gameplay features envisioned by producers and designers.