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Leader in the development and publishing of games, Gameloft® has established itself as one of the top innovators in its field since 2000.

Gameloft creates games for all digital platforms, two of which are featured in the “Top 10 iOS Games by All-Time Worldwide Downloads” from data.ai.

Gameloft operates its own established franchises such as Asphalt®, Dragon Mania Legends, Modern Combat and Dungeon Hunter and also partners with major rights holders including LEGO®, Universal, Illumination Entertainment, Hasbro®, Fox Digital Entertainment, Mattel®, Lamborghini® and Ferrari®.

Gameloft distributes its games in over 100 countries and employs 3,600 people worldwide.

Every month, 58 million unique users can be reached by advertisers in Gameloft games with Gameloft for brands, a leading B2B offering dedicated to brands and agencies.

Gameloft is a Vivendi company. All trademarks referenced above are owned by their respective trademark owners.

Job description

The Technical Game Designer is responsible for supporting the Design team. They may be required to create scripts, integrate data and create prototypes. In addition, they often carry out a wide variety of tasks in parallel, and always do so rigorously. Acting as the team's transmission belt, the technical game designer bridges the gap between the various video game trades. Thanks to their mastery of development tools, they play an active part in achieving the game's vision, as well as providing support to the various members of the team.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Acting as the technical expert on all design issues, solving problems and providing support and advice to team members.

  • Act as the first point of contact for all technical game design issues and be able to determine whether an element can be handled in script or dealt with in code by the programming team.

  • Continuously evaluate designs, game features and pipelines, identify risks and seek systemic improvements

  • Communicating with the various technical departments to improve tools and systems in order to make the design team more efficient

  • Update resource databases for game systems

  • Work with other technical designers on best practice and training material for design teams

  • Contribute to work planning based on the scope of each task in order to establish a compromise between quality objectives and delivery restrictions (time, cost, resources, etc.).

  • Identify the need to improve tools and methods, work with programmers on implementation and ensure proper deployment with the production team

  • Define your team's technical requirements, understand and translate the team's abstract and often undefined needs into practical and concrete terms

Qualifications

Skills and qualities required :

  • 2-4 years' experience

  • Expertise in various scripting languages such as C# or Lua or Visual Scripting

  • Good knowledge of game editors (e.g. Unity, Unreal, etc.)

  • Accountable

  • Be consistent and rigorous

  • Take the initiative

  • Have a good work ethic

  • Communicate well with the team

  • Make the right decisions based on the stages of production

Additional Information

Why Join the World of Gameloft?

  • Because you want to be part of an exceptional experience within a company that is constantly growing!

  • Because you want to work with talented people who are industry pioneers!

  • Because you want to join a global company and meet great people around the world from all walks of life.

  • Or, just because you’re looking for a great place to work!

What We Offer

  • 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)

We want to get to know you!

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