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Last updated: July 15, 2020

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Beans

Posted July 11, 2020

Compensation FT/salary

Location Toronto

We’re looking for a Level Designer to collaborate with us in the delivery of a first-person action adventure video game.

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Beans

Posted July 11, 2020

Compensation FT/salary

Location Toronto

We’re looking for a Level Artist to collaborate with us in the delivery of a first-person action adventure video game.

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Beans

Posted July 11, 2020

Compensation FT/salary

Location Toronto

We’re looking for a Technical Animator to collaborate with us in the delivery of a first-person action adventure video game.

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Beans

Posted July 11, 2020

Compensation FT/salary

Location Toronto

Intermediate to Senior Game Programmer required full-time for Toronto video game studio.

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Certain Affinity

Posted July 9, 2020

Compensation FT salary

Location Toronto

As a Senior Mission Designer at Certain Affinity, you are responsible for the design and implementation of missions, objectives, and encounters in a third-person action game. Your range of skills encompasses both the creative and technical worlds, allowing you to successfully arrange and balance the flow, rhythm, and tension of a mission, as well as the objectives presented to the players and their associated enemy encounters.

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The Coalition

Posted July 8, 2020

Compensation FT/salary

Location Vancouver

We are looking for a seasoned technical designer who can help us bring The Coalition’s next stories to life. The Senior Technical Narrative Designer is a key contributor to the execution of a game story and development of narrative systems in campaign and multiplayer modes. Reporting to the Franchise Narrative Director, the Senior Technical Narrative Designer must collaborate closely with other designers, developers, and artists across the studio to help ensure seamless integration of story and gameplay.

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Artifact 5

Posted July 6, 2020

Compensation Contract

Location Ottawa/remote

Artifact 5 is looking for a contract animator and 3D artist this summer for a still-secret cozy RPG. We’re looking for someone who can do the full animation pipeline, and a 3D character artist for stylized characters. We can’t wait to hear from you at info at artifact5 dot com!

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Philip Buchanan

Posted July 6, 2020

Compensation Contract (2 months)

Location Montreal/remote

Have an affinity for landscapes, towns, or tiny scenes? Define the visual style & look of a new game! To apply, email hello@itsanecdotal.com

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Snowman

Posted July 4, 2020

Compensation FT salary

Location Toronto

We’re looking for a multi-talented Senior Producer to support our fast-growing indie game studio in Toronto. If you’re a self-starting, organized project manager who has experience shipping video games, we’d love to hear from you!

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Benjamin Rivers Inc.

Posted June 23, 2020

Compensation Contract

Location Toronto

We are looking for a freelance/contract 2D game artist for an upcoming project. You’ll be illustrating dynamic, appealing characters and locations based on provided design briefs.

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3D Artist

Fractal Phase

Posted June 19, 2020

Close date June 28, 2020

Compensation Contract - $32+/hour, 160 hours

Location Remote (Ontario only)

We are currently looking for a 3D artist to help with some character creation on a new game project. This is a part time contract position that will amount to approximately 160 hours with a desired completion date of August 31st.

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Snowman

Posted June 11, 2020

Compensation FT salary

Location Toronto

Work closely with the Art Director to develop a custom stylized NPR shader pipeline that works optimally on mobile devices. Central role in the visual development of a new title, creating shaders, weather effects and particles to help bring life to a unique game world.

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Snowman

Posted June 11, 2020

Compensation FT salary

Location Toronto

Help craft a new game at Snowman!

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Narrative Lore Master(s)

Sharkmob

Posted June 3, 2020

Compensation FT salary

Location Malmö, Sweden / Remote

A Lore Master is a multifaceted person with the imagination of an artist, hand of a writer, mind of a designer and communication skills of a diplomat. But don’t worry, you don’t need to master all those aspects yet; it is enough if you cover most and are willing to learn the rest. You love creating worlds (and everything in them!), weaving narratives that resonate with the audience and collaborating with others to turn all that into a playable game.

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Dibs Studio

Posted May 29, 2020

Compensation FT salary

Location Toronto

Dibs studio is seeking a talented and passionate UX/UI Designer to join a growing team in the creation of the Wild Sanctuary adventure game. Wild Sanctuary is being developed on Niantic’s Real World Platform, with the goal of shaping industry first, social AR experiences that move people through the real world.

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2D Artist

A-Game Studios

Posted May 28, 2020

Compensation $30/hour, 10-15 hours per week for 8 months

Location Remote (must reside in Ontario)

A-Game Studios is looking for a 2D Artist with a passion for games to join our exciting new project. We are seeking an enthusiastic, versatile artist to help create an eye-catching signature style for a groundbreaking 70’s-themed sci-fi game. As a startup we offer a flexible, part-time, long-term contract and the opportunity to be a valued member of a small team with diverse responsibilities.

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Jam City

Posted May 27, 2020

Compensation Contract

Location Remote

Jam City is looking for an experienced Narrative Designer to bring their expert writing and game design skills to our hit mobile game Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery. You’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with top industry talent and take ownership in the narrative process from initial concept to final product. If you’re a storytelling specialist looking for a role that offers fun creative challenges, we want to hear from you.

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Pixel Artist

Uken Games

Posted May 27, 2020

Compensation Project-based

Location Toronto/remote

Are you an artist looking to pick up a project right now? Uken Games is looking to hire a Pixel Artist to complete a large volume of pixel portraits in a short time. See examples here (click “See our full team”)

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Digital + Interactive Festival Coordinator

ImagineNATIVE

Posted May 13, 2020

Close date May 19, 2020

Compensation 32 hours/week @ $25/hour; contract til Nov 6

Location Toronto

The Digital + Interactive Festival Coordinator will work within the Artistic Programming Team. Under the guidance of the Artistic Director, they will work towards developing and delivering programs and initiatives related to the furtherance of digital and interactive media art made by Indigenous Artists. The Digital + Interactive Festival Coordinator’s primary focus is overseeing the presentation of selected Digital + Interactive (D+I) works and coordination of the iNDigital Space.

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Online Coordinator

ImagineNATIVE

Posted May 13, 2020

Close date May 19, 2020

Compensation 24 hours/week @ $25/hour; contract til November 6

Location Toronto

The Online Coordinator will work within the Operations Team. Under the guidance of the Operations Manager, they will produce and coordinate the delivery of imagineNATIVE’s online programs and initiatives to imagineNATIVE’s community and public. They will also inform and contribute to Artistic and Institute online initiatives to increase the profile, presentation, and professionalism of Indigenous film, video, audio, digital and interactive arts at imagineNATIVE.

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Data Scientist

TRU LUV

Posted May 8, 2020

Compensation Salary

Location Toronto

TRU LUV’s Data Scientist will help us better understand our audience and communities and will be instrumental in architecting and building our data infrastructure. You will design and use data analysis tools that ensure our data’s scalability, accuracy, and accessibility. You will join a small team in Toronto and collaborate with team members in Montreal, Berlin, and Austin. You would work with our programmers, designers, and executive team to support our vision for companions.

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TRU LUV

Posted May 8, 2020

Compensation Salary

Location Toronto

As a T-shaped Generalist Programmer, you will join TRU LUV with deep expertise in a couple of areas of development, while also bringing a broad range of experience in different tools and frameworks to support an array of technical tasks including the development of new features, interaction (UI/UX), systems, and testing frameworks. You would work alongside our programmers, designers, data scientists and project managers to deliver code that cares and supports our vision for companions.

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TRU LUV

Posted May 8, 2020

Compensation Salary

Location Toronto

With a solid foundation of system architecture, algorithms, and data analytics, you will guide and mentor teams exploring the possibilities of our companions. You will work closely with the leadership team to actively solve problems related to the day to day management of TRU LUV’s technical operations.

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2020 IWSP Summer Graphic Designer

Xpace Cultural Centre

Posted May 6, 2020

Close date June 5, 2020

Compensation $16.15/hour at 30 hours per week.

Location Toronto

8-week contract. Must be enrolled at OCAD University. Work in collaboration with the Xpace Director and Programming Coordinators to manage, plan and execute the design, publication and printing of Xpace’s annual publication, VOLUME.

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Writer/Narrative Designer

Lab Zero Games

Posted May 5, 2020

Compensation Salary

Location LA or remote

Lab Zero Games is seeking a writer with narrative design skills to become the principal writer on our upcoming unannounced title. The ideal candidate will be adept in writing interactive stories with a focus on character and dialogue-led storytelling, with experience in branching narratives or open-world narrative design. This role offers the opportunity to build a new IP as part of Lab Zero’s diverse creative team.

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Remote Realities Themed Commission Residency

DMG + Trinity Square Video

Posted May 4, 2020

Close date May 31, 2020

Compensation $500 production support + in-kind benefits and artist fee for exhibition

Location Toronto + remote

Trinity Square Video and Dames Making Games are seeking submissions for the annual Themed Commission: a program inviting creative practitioners to produce or workshop new projects in a collaborative environment of like-minded artists.

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Lead Programmer, C#/Unity

A-Game Studios

Posted April 29, 2020

Compensation Salary

Location Remote

Lead a project through all phases of development from concept to shipping on multiple platforms. Competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, new game.

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Beans

Posted April 24, 2020

Compensation Salary

Location Toronto

A brand new studio working with a renowned publisher on an unannounced pre-established IP – first-person action adventure video game. Studio is located in the west end of Toronto.

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Freelance Producer

Wings Fund

Posted April 21, 2020

Compensation Contract

Location Remote

Wings Fund is looking for a freelance producer with a passion for promoting diversity, experience with indie games. Three days per week, European hours.

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New Not Normal Residency

UKAI Projects & Ananya Ohri

Posted April 15, 2020

Close date May 8, 2020

Compensation $2,500 CAD + material costs

Location Toronto

IRL brings together art + tech to develop novel methods of facilitating community connection and momentum building that prioritize those experiencing the greatest risk of exclusion when technology becomes the only source of connection.

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DeepMind

Posted April 15, 2020

Compensation Competitive salary

Location London, UK

The DeepMind Worlds Team is looking for someone with commercial illustration or 2D concept art skills to support the work of the Worlds Team Art Director.

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Senior Writer/Narrative Designer

FailBetter Games

Posted April 9, 2020

Close date May 3, 2020

Compensation Salary

Location London, UK or remote

We’re Failbetter Games, makers of Sunless Skies, Sunless Sea and Fallen London. We’re known for inventive narrative design and rich, atmospheric storytelling.

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Scatter

Posted April 8, 2020

Compensation Paid contract

Location Anywhere

Create a guide and video tutorial for a volumetric workflow of your choice. The tutorial workflow must include the use of Depthkit. All ideas are welcome! Share your favorite Depthkit workflows or even ones that you are still exploring. Contact @ruijiewang on Slack to collab!

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Senior 3D Artist

Chatterbug

Posted April 3, 2020

Compensation Salary

Location Berlin

Refine the visual style of Chatterbug’s language-immersion VR application and create animated characters and interactive props for scenes. Create a friendly and welcoming environment that supports their success as language learners and reflects Chatterbug’s strong visual branding. Building effective workflows will be central to ensuring this is consistent and can be efficiently replicated across our VR product.

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Open call for immersive linear and interactive work

Virtual Worlds Festival

Posted April 1, 2020

Close date April 19, 2020

Compensation Artist fee

Location Munich

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TRU LUV

Posted March 1, 2020

Compensation Salary

Location Toronto or remote

At TRU LUV, we work together to bring life and depth to our companions, including #SelfCare and our secret projects. As an AI Programmer, you will join TRU LUV to research and implement the most nourishing and heartwarming experiences possible for our audience. With a solid foundation of AI research, algorithms and system architecture, you will work with a team exploring the possibilities of our companions.