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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

After the success of our first PC/ Console game : Disney Dreamlight Valley, and the announcement of our next D&D project, our studio has the ambition to launch a new project of the same magnitude!

We're looking for a Creative Director for our new Life Sim Sandbox / Adventure project. This project will have a significant live component after its launch.

From scratch, you have everything to create and a team to build !

The Creative Director will have to forge a vision for a project, clearly communicate that vision to all contributors, direct the project's Game Design team, and work together with the Executive Producer to lead the production team.

The main tasks and responsibilities will be to design the world, game systems, social mechanics of our next ambitious pc console game by working with the Executive Producer but also:

  • Establishing and maintaining the vision for the game throughout the duration of the project

  • Leading the development of the features and other components of the game throughout the duration of the project

  • Being a mentor and a leader for the team by giving a clear vision of the project and inspire them

  • Working alongside the different interlocutors in the company (Studio Manager, HQ, Executive Producer, external partners) to communicate the vision of the game

  • Leading a team of Game and Level Designers, and reviewing their work daily

  • Maintaining a high level of communication and follow-up with the various departments

  • Contribute to building a team for the game

Qualifications

Skills

  • A minimum of 8 years' professional experience as a Creative Director, Game Director or Game Designer

  • Managed, from start to finish, and delivered at least one Pc/Console game

  • Experience with big Ips is an asset

  • English-French bilingualism

  • Experience with prototyping tools (Unity, GameMaker, etc.)

  • Solid experience with presentation software (PowerPoint Miro, etc.)

Profile

  • Strong Leadership skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • High capacity to bring and show a clear vision

  • Passion for video games and their history

  • Marked interest for pc console project

  • Good understanding of all the phases and jobs in the video-game industry

  • Open-minded, with a love of teamwork

  • Gifted with 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)