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Posted By Sim@CanDevs

Game On 2.0 is considered the world's largest celebration of video games. Running until September 2, 2013 the Ontario Science Centre hosts this unique exhibit dedicated to video game entertainment and technology. Spanning more than 60 years of history, on display will be everything from pinball and arcade machines, to classic consoles and beyond.

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GlitchSoft is a leading studio for hit video game content that targets mid-core game players on mobile devices. We are passionate about video games and are looking for talented individuals who are looking to make a difference in the mobile games industry.

Gameplay/Level Designer
GlitchSoft is seeking an innovative and imaginative individual to help develop and create content for upcoming sides-croller projects. The posting will focus primary on level production but will also touch on other aspects of game design. If you have the knack and ambition to create first-in-class, mobile, side-scrollers, we are looking for you!

Primary Responsibilities:
- All aspects of level design including blocking, scripted events, tuning and balancing.
- Use in-house tools and work flow to integrate audio and visual content into engine.
- Creating design collateral and documentation that explain and visualizes mechanics and game features.
- Assess and balance gameplay through focus tests, usability testing and in-house play-testing.
- Maintain game design documentation.
- Work with gameplay programmers and artists to provide and facilitate detailed design of features.
- Implement scripted content for levels and cutscenes.
- Help define feature and enhancements for Helios, our in-house toolset and workflow.

Must Have Requirements:
- University Degree or equivalent in computer science, multimedia, computer graphics or game design.
- Strong understanding of pacing, difficulty and what makes a great game.
- Experience with existing game creation tools including level editors or game engines (for example, GameMaker, Flash, Unreal, Hammer, Radiant).
- Strong knowledge of scripting languages (Lua, Python or equivalent).
- Great understanding and passion of Platformer, side-scroller, Hack-n-Slash game-play.
- At least one commercially shipped title under your belt.
- Ability to work under pressure with a strong team based work ethic.
- Must be able to work on-site from our Ottawa office.

Bonus Skills and Experience:
- A portfolio with completed maps, playable levels and design samples.
- Basic traditional art skills including sketching.
- Experience with Photoshop.
- Working understanding of mobile game sensibilities, in-game economies and monetization techniques of both Freemium and Paymium games.

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Posted By Sim@CanDevs

Canadian Software 100 is a website that ranks the top 100 Canadian software companies in order by revenue. In their search to list the top companies, they want to make sure that Canadian game companies are included. In addition to being ranked, the site looks to promote and highlight the companies that make their list.

For full details and to include your company on the list, visit the site.


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Algoma Games for Health is a game development studio in Sault Ste Marie, Ontario that creates video games for healthcare and education.




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