Ontario Game Careers Round-Up!

Published On: 8 January 2024Categories: Today's TalesTags: , , ,

Happy New Year 2024!

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 2024’s first 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?

Design Director – Certain Affinity

Certain Affinity is a well-established and growing independent developer with locations in Austin and Toronto. Our culture reflects the values and the vibrant nature of the cities we call home. This includes a commitment to diversity, excellence, and work-life balance. We’re best known for co-developing numerous AAA FPS games, though now we are creating exciting new games of our own.

As the Design Director you will own and drive the game design on a development project (Lead Dev or Co-Dev). You thrive on breathing life into a game vision and relish the idea of solving new creative design problems. You tackle challenging, novel situations every day in a professional and constructive manner that helps drive team culture and project results. You are the champion for the player, the voice of design and a key project leader.

Producer – 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 Swordfighting Game in 2020 and more. Swordsman also boasts top best seller in Quest and PSVR/2 platforms.

We’re looking for a Producer to join our Production team. The successful candidate will collaborate with designers, artists, programmers, and AI engineers to support the development of next-generation XR combat technologies in new, genre-defining projects that set the gold standard for the medium.

2D/3D Artist – Keywords Studios

Keywords Studios plc is an Irish video game industry services company based in Leopardstown, with offices in Ottawa, Canada. Founded in 1998 by Giorgio Guastalla and Teresa Luppino, the company initially provided localisation services for business software before transitioning to the video game industry.

Keywords Studios is seeking a skilled 2D/3D Artist to create or adapt high-level assets that meet their high visual, creative, and technical standards. You will be responsible for creating or adapting high-level assets. Your assets will have to meet the high visual, creative and technical standards of our projects.

Senior Software Engineer I – Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts is a global team of creators, storytellers, technologists, experience originators, innovators and so much more. We believe amazing games and experiences start with teams as diverse as the players and communities we serve. At Electronic Arts, the only limit is your imagination.

Our products require solutions that are customer focused and easy to integrate with solving the needs of game teams building amazing games. Our senior software engineers are technical leaders in these spaces, are open minded problem solvers and force multipliers to the people around them.