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PC -Console Senior Game designer

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Gameloft’s mission is to amaze the world, so everyone can enjoy a moment of happiness.

We have been proudly crafting games since 2000, two of which are featured
in App Annie's “Top 10 iOS Games by All-Time Worldwide Downloads.”
Talented Gameloft employees from all over the world have created
established franchises, such as Asphalt®, Dragon Mania Legends, Modern Combat and Dungeon Hunter.

We put passion into every pixel of our games. It’s at the core of what we
do every day, and major rights holders including Disney®, LEGO®,
Universal, Mattel®, Lamborghini®, etc. recognize Gameloft’s creativity
and trust us to produce awesome gaming experiences.

We are part of Vivendi—one of the world’s largest media groups—giving us the mana and resources to set our expectations high and aim for the very best.

All trademarks referenced above are owned by their respective trademark owners.

 

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced lead game designer to develop game
systems, social mechanics, and monetization for our new PC/console cross
platform games .

Ideally, the candidate will have experience in one of the following genres: RPGs, FPSes, or strategy games.

  • Handling detailed conceptualization and development of the game and the design documents
  • Developing social mechanics and game modes to improve engagement and retention
  • Developing game systems
  • Keeping all project documents up to date and regularly updating all facets of the game to maintain quality
  • Maintaining a high level of communication and monitoring across the various departments
  • Creating prototypes and exploring new game ideas
  • Conducting R&D and market research, creating new game concepts, suggesting new ideas
  • Identifying strategies to perfect gameplay
  • Improving and updating the controls, camera, and character animations
  • Improving the different phases of the game: movement, fights, puzzles

 

Qualifications

Skills

  • Experience in game development, with at least one game published professionally
  • Experience designing game levels and coordinating intra-game events is an asset
  • Excellent knowledge of PC -Console game market
  • Knowledge of Mobile F2P games a plus
  • Bilingual (English/French)
  • Considerable experience with multimedia software (Office, Adobe/Macromedia)
  • Experience with prototyping tools (Flash, Unity, Virtools, GameMaker, etc.)
  • Familiarity with 3ds Max, Maya, SketchUp, or other 3D design software

Profile

  • Passion for video games (including mobile games)
  • Interest in games' QA and fine-tuning phases
  • Good understanding of scripting and/or basic programming
  • Ability to present one's ideas (verbally and in writing), a professional attitude, and an ability to learn independently
  • Proven leadership skills

 

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
  • 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.)
  • Friday 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!

Submit your application now.

 

 

PC -Console Senior Game designer

Montreal, QC
Full time
5 - 10 years of experience
High school
Bachelor

Published on 11/25/2021

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