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Here at Gameloft, we create moments of happiness for our players all over the world through exciting gaming experiences. This is our mission, and it has been the same for over 20 years. We are the proud creators of Asphalt, Dungeon Hunter, Modern Combat, and over 200 other great games.

There is a game for everyone, and we are now expanding to cross-platform games on PC and consoles, with titles such as Disney Speedstorm and Disney Dreamlight Valley, to provide our players with even more amazing adventures.

With more than 3,400 passionate Gamelofters across the globe, we take great pride in our differences and draw on them to create games just as diverse as we are.

If you’re looking for a new challenge and want to work with a bold and talented group of people, don’t hesitate to join the game!

Job Description

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

We are seeking a Lead game designer that will work closely with the Creative Director to define and evolve the future direction of Disney Dreamlight Valley. The Lead game designer will also be tasked with encouraging and helping their team members with the creation of the game's various features.

Main Tasks

  • Working closely with the production team, particularly the executive producer and creative director, to define and evolve the direction of the game

  • Working closely with the data analyst to assess current strategies and propose new ways to maximize the quality of the game

  • Providing mentoring and coaching to the various production team members that are involved in aspects of game design

  • Being a positive leader at the heart of your team

  • Maintaining constant communication and following up with the various departments

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 7 years of professional experience in game design

  • Experience in a leadership role is an asset

  • Excellent knowledge of the game market

  • Stong communication skills and an interest in the management, coaching and leadership work

  • At least one title published on console/PC while in a game design role

  • Diploma of college studies in one of the following fields: computer science, multimedia, graphic design, video games, or equivalent

  • English-French bilingualism is an asset

  • Considerable experience with multimedia software (Office, Adobe, Atlassian)

Skills and Profile

  • Able to work in Agile mode, not afraid of failure, and able to bounce back quickly, if necessary

  • Able to make decisions in a complex environment

  • Able to take on a leadership role while continuing to hold an operational role on the project

  • Passion for video games and their history

  • Ability to present one's ideas (verbally and in writing)

  • Open-minded, enjoys working with a team and empathetic

  • Big imagination

Additional Information

What Gameloft believes in:

We play the good game for a better world. As a leader in the industry, we want to use the power of video games as a force for positive change. If you join us, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to help the environment, make a difference in communities and build a more inclusive world. We want our Gamelofters to focus on what matters: creating fun and high-quality games they’ll be proud to share with our players around the world.

To help you succeed in your role, we have some cool perks:

What Gameloft offers:

  • Flexible schedule

  • Friday afternoon off all year round!

  • 3 weeks’ vacation and mobile days off, available as of your start date

  • Time off between Christmas and New Year’s Day to help you start the year off on the right foot

  • Group RRSP program with employer contributions

  • Great group insurance program

  • Free 24/7 access to a virtual medical clinic

  • The Employee and Family Assistance Program

  • Partial reimbursement of your commuting costs (for public transit and/or parking)

  • Support for new employees relocating from countries or regions outside Quebec

  • Referral program with bonuses

  • Regular activities and prizes courtesy of our Social Committee

And at the studio itself:

  • Secure bike storage room and a subsidy to encourage active transportation (during the summer)

  • Daily snacks (fruit, coffee, etc.)

  • Wednesday happy hours

  • A game room

  • A rooftop terrace

  • Studio located near Jarry Park and the charming Mile-Ex and Little Italy neighbourhoods

  • Fitness classes at the studio itself or at Jarry Park (e.g., yoga)