OPEN POSITIONS

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+ Producer

Vancouver, Canada - Full Time - Contract V2 Games is looking for a Producer to assist us in the development of new and existing systems and games.

Responsibilites

  • Collaborating with team leads and doing everything he or she can to help those leads complete their milestones
  • Producing clear and realistic production plans
  • Documenting and clearly communicating progress to diverse audiences
  • Managing the schedule and addressing risks in multiple areas, while escalating issues with proposed solutions
  • Identifying and coming up with solutions for any bottlenecks that arise during production, in conjunction with various leads
  • Acting as a conduit between various teams/disciplines for collaboration, including anticipating risks and taking steps to prevent cross team conflicts
  • Conducting tasks with little supervision and using independent judgement outside of established production practices when necessary
  • Communicating effectively to ensure production plans are made crystal clear to the teams *Aware of team morale and able to boost team members' spirits, especially in stressful situations

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree/diploma
  • 3+ years experience in internal game development, including experiences forming creative teams
  • Having published at least two mobile games
  • Passionate and enthusiastic about the games industry
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite, Google Apps, and project management software (Wrike is a bonus)
  • Excellent communication skills that can be utilised to boost confidence and resolve conflicts between internal teams and external partners
  • Fantastic analytical skills: understand, simplify and seek or solve a myriad of problems in fast-paced and ever-changing environments
  • Ability to continuously motivate yourself and others
  • Detail orientated, yet able to deal with ambiguity
  • Believe that results matter and focused on achieving goals in strenuous situations

Thanks in advance to all those who apply.

Email resumes and cover letters to hr@v2g.io

+ QA Tester

Vancouver, Canada - Full Time - Contract V2 Games is looking for a QA Tester to assist us in the development of new and existing systems and games.

Responsibilites

  • Test execution and reporting
  • Document service issues from start to finish
  • Locating and reporting issues, bugs, and inconsistencies
  • Creating bug reports and daily QA reports
  • Clarify issues and provide detailed information when necessary
  • Confirming the resolution of issues throughout the entire testing process
  • Assisting in the production and execution of test cases
  • Issue management and verification
  • Collaborate directly with the producer and developers to report bugs and test bug fixes

Requirements

  • Bachelor degree/diploma
  • Ability to write detailed and accurate bug reports
  • Capable of staying focused when performing monotonous tasks
  • Passionate gamer, quick learner and able to adapt
  • Excellent problem identification, communication and solving skills
  • Possessing a desire to continuously improve skills and grow professionally
  • Extreme attention to details

Nice to Haves

  • 1 year of experience in a relevant role
  • Worked on at least one published game
  • Flexible schedule
  • Experience with Unity
  • Experience with version control tools, particularly SourceTree
  • Audio, art, programmming, or game design skills/experience (hobby or professional)
  • Willing to work from home or the office

Thanks in advance to all those who apply.

Email resumes and cover letters to hr@v2g.io

+ Technical Game Designer

Vancouver, Canada - Full Time - Contract V2 Games is looking for a Technical Game Designer to assist us in the development of new and existing systems and games.

Responsibilites

  • Serving as a bridge between the tech and the design departments
  • Helping to translate the game design into tech requirements and communicate the technical capabilities and limitations to the design team
  • Assisting during prototyping and creating white box levels in order to test mechanics and game values

Requirements

  • Hard Skills
    • Unity
    • C#/C++
    • Mathematics
    • Understands game design principles
    • Can clearly communicate design both in writing and verbally
    • Has a broad range of programming skills
    • Has good prototyping skills and is able to iterate quickly
    • Good team worker
    • Bachelor's degree/diploma
  • Soft Skills
    • 2-3 years experience in a relevant role
    • Worked on at least one published game project

Nice to Haves

  • Can help the tech team plan the infrastructure the game needs
  • Can assist the design team in the balancing and fine-tuning of game variables
  • Has a big picture view of the reasoning behind design decisions
  • Has technical art experience and abilites

Thanks in advance to all those who apply.

Email resumes, portfolios, and code samples to hr@v2g.io

+ Art Director

Vancouver, Canada - Full Time - Contract V2 Games is looking for an Art Director to assist us in the develpment of new and existing systems and games.

Responsibilites

  • Produce concept paintings, models, textures and various other benchmark assets
  • A proven track record that demonstrates an ability to solve problems in collaboration with large game teams, including fellow artists, art lead, design lead, tech lead, product owner, and producer
  • Strong ability to direct multiple art disciplines, including 2D, 3D, UI, animation, and technical art
  • Collaborate with production to ensure schedules and plans adhere to business and project needs

Requirements

  • Hard Skills
    • Photoshop
    • Illustrator
    • InDesign
    • Maya
    • 3D Max
    • Unity
  • Soft Skills
    • 3 years experience producing video game art or other relevant role
    • Minimum 1-2 years experience as lead artist or art director
    • Bachelor degree/diploma
    • Truly enjoys working with others
    • Takes the initiative to solve problems and is professional during the follow through
    • Excells in a work space defined by collaboration
    • Experience working with an art director to create original and cohesive art style
    • Works hand in hand with game designers to ensure art improves players' experiences
    • Collaborates with technical artists and developers to ensure that art is implemented correctly in the most optimised way
    • Able to explore a plethora of art styles to produce fantastic art styles

Nice to Haves

  • Passion for a variety of art styles, including sci-fi, fantasy. cartoons, horror, cute, realistic and traditional
  • Enthisiastic about mobile games

Thanks in advance to all those who apply.

Email resumes and portfolios to hr@v2g.io

+ Technical Artist

Vancouver, Canada - Full Time - Contract

V2 Games is looking for a Technical Artist to assist us in the development of new and existing systems and games.

Responsibilities

  • Ensuring the visual feedback meets the project requirements
  • Implementing the various game art assets
  • Animating art assets in Unity

Requirements

  • Hard skills
    • Unity
  • Soft Skills
    • 1-2 Years experience in a relevant role
    • Worked on at least 1 published game project
    • Communication skills
    • An eye for good aesthetics design

Nice to Haves

  • Photoshop
  • Maya/3DS Max
  • Illustrator

Thanks in advance to all those who apply.

E-mail resumes, portfolios, or code samples to hr@v2g.io.

+ 3D Environment Artist

Vancouver, Canada - Full Time - Contract

V2 Games is looking for a 3D Environment Artist to assist us in the development of new and existing systems and games.

Responsibilities

  • Design of in-game environment
  • Creation of in-game 3D environment

Requirements

  • Hard Skills
    • Maya/3DS Max
    • Photoshop
  • Soft Skills
    • 1-2 years experience in a relevant role
    • Worked on at least 1 published game project
    • Communication skills

Nice to Haves

  • Unity Experience
  • 3D environment animation skills

Thanks in advance to all those who apply.

E-mail resumes, portfolios, or code samples to hr@v2g.io.

+ 3D Character Artist and Animator

Vancouver, Canada - Full Time - Contract

V2 Games is looking for a 3D Character Artist and Animator to assist us in the development of new and existing systems and games.

Responsibilities

  • Design of in-game 3D characters and models
  • Creation of 3D characters and models
  • Animation of 3D characters and models

Requirements

  • Hard skills
    • Maya/3DS Max
    • Photoshop

Soft Skills

  • 1-2 years experience in a relevant role
  • Worked on at least 1 published game project
  • Communication skills
  • Animation skills

Nice to Haves

  • Unity Experience

Thanks in advance to all those who apply.

E-mail resumes, portfolios, or code samples to hr@v2g.io.

+ User Interface Designer

Vancouver, Canada - Full Time - Contract

V2 Games is looking for a User Interface Designer to assist us in the development of new and existing systems and games.

Responsibilities

  • Creation of high quality UI assets

Requirements

  • Hard skills

    • Photoshop
    • Illustrator
    • Unity UI
  • Soft Skills

    • UI Knowledge
  • Communication Skills
  • Branding and Marketing Knowledge
  • 1-2 years experience in a relevant role
  • Worked on at least 1 published game project

Nice to Haves

  • Animations skills
  • UX Knowledge

Thanks in advance to all those who apply.

E-mail resumes, portfolios, or code samples to hr@v2g.io.

+ User Experience Designer

Vancouver, Canada - Full Time - Contract

V2 Games is looking for a UX Designer to assist us in the development of new and existing systems and games.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure that game contents follow the design vision of a project
  • Define, document and communicate the user experience vision of a project (e.g. through descriptions, diagrams and prototypes)

Requirements

  • Hard skills

    • Photoshop
    • Illustrator
    • Flow Chart Software
    • Wireframe Software
  • Soft Skills

    • Extensive User Experience Knowledge
    • Communication Skills
    • Branding and Marketing Knowledge
    • 1-2 years experience in a relevant role
    • Worked on at least 1 published game project

Nice to Haves

  • Programming skills
  • Project management experience
  • Ability to produce art or render mockups
  • Proficiency with Unity

Thanks in advance to all those who apply.

E-mail resumes, portfolios, or code samples to hr@v2g.io.

+ Product Owner

Vancouver, Canada - Full Time - Contract

V2 Games is looking for a Product Owner to assist our Production team develop, maintain and improve our internal production processes and with the management of our various in-house projects.

Responsibilities

  • Product Owner & Production:

    • Responsible for full lifecycle of product development;

    • Work collaboratively with stakeholders to develop strategy into an achievable roadmap that delivers on business goals;

    • Work with marketing counterparts on user acquisition, and user retention;

    • Understand and monitor key drivers and metrics;

    • Gathering and unearthing unmet customer needs through market research, data analysis, user experience analysis, focus testing, competitive research and any other relevant tools;

    • Responsible for planning, executing, and documenting focus test sessions;

    • Providing valuable input on product design, code, art direction, testing, and analytics;

    • Designing new game features, writing product specifications, creating wireframes, and other related documentations;

  • Vision Holder

    • Develop product vision, positioning, and market segmentation;

    • Drive product strategy and work with multidisciplinary teams to meet goals to drive revenue;

    • Manage the ongoing operations during the execution of a project;

    • Monitoring project performance, creating performance reports, change logs and; identifying potential production risks;

    • Contributing towards the overall vision of a project and assisting with any development if required;

    • Ensuring that all documentation is preserved and accessible by the rest of the team;

Requirements

  • Experience in a startup environment;
  • Project experience in the digital media industry and have seen multiple projects through to completion;
  • Excellent reading, writing and verbal communication skills;
  • Resourceful, enthusiastic and self-motivated;
  • Able to deliver and receive performance feedback in a mature manner.

Nice to Haves

  • 2+ years experience as a product owner/producer in the digital media industry;
  • Experience in games development
  • A background in game design or UX

Thanks in advance to all those who apply.

E-mail resumes, portfolios, or code samples to hr@v2g.io.

+ Lead Software Engineer

Vancouver, Canada - Full Time - Contract

V2 Games is looking for a Lead Software Engineer to assist us in the development of new and existing systems and games.

Responsibilities

  • Deliver high quality C# code targeted at mobile devices;
  • Work with designers to implement UI and Gameplay features;
  • Create development tools to aid level design, build automation, etc;
  • Write code to be deployed on highly scalable server clusters;
  • Be involved with the planning of projects by providing accurate time estimates for tasks;
  • Design, develop, modify, debug, review, test and document C# and C++ object oriented software for real-time gaming platform;
  • Supervises the activities of technical team members to ensure optimal project completion;
  • Perform complex software design and implementation with minimal direction in a team oriented environment;
  • Lead technical design, implementation, development testing, defect investigation and resolution;
  • Evaluate current and future field implementations and recommend design modifications to improve the product performance;
  • Working with one or more of the following languages/technologies/platforms: C#, C++, Objective C, ActionScript, Java, Javascript, MySQL, PHP, Unity 3D, iOS, Android or Facebook APIs;
  • Mentor junior engineers;
  • Ensuring all technology and processes are well documented.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science/Computer Engineering;
  • 5+ years of software development experience with the portion of that experience in the gaming industry;
  • Previously shipped at least four titles as a Software Engineer from start to finish in a team environment preferably in a lead role;
  • Experience in a startup environment;
  • Excellent time management skills;
  • Experience with Unity3D is a significant asset;
  • Experience with writing code in C#;
  • Working knowledge of Mercurial, GIT or SVN;
  • Excellent reading, writing and verbal communication skills;
  • Deliver and receive performance feedback in a mature manner;
  • Resourceful, enthusiastic and self-motivated;
  • Strong understanding of design and engineering principles for security-centric information systems, with a good working knowledge of the latest security issues and trends
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • Passion, enthusiasm and knowledge of emerging games;
  • Ramp up quickly on new technologies and engines as required by particular project;
  • Work in a truly agile fashion;
  • Manage multi-tasking across several projects;
  • Interact professionally with team members;
  • Deliver and receive performance feedback in a mature manner.

Nice to Haves

  • Knowledge of Networking and Distributed Computing.

E-mail resumes, portfolios, or code samples to hr@v2g.io.

+ Software Engineer

Vancouver, Canada - Full Time - Contract

V2 Games is looking for a software engineer to assist us in the development of new and existing systems and games.

Responsibilities

  • Deliver high quality C# code targeted at mobile devices.
  • Work with Designers to implement UI and Gameplay features.
  • Create development tools to aid level design, build automation, etc.
  • Write code to be deployed on highly scalable server clusters.
  • Be involved with the planning of projects by providing time estimates for tasks.

Requirements

  • Experience in a startup environment.
  • At least 2 years of software development experience.
  • One or more shipped projects in the mobile space; Android, iOS or Windows.
  • Experience with Unity3D is a significant asset.
  • Experience with writing code in C#.
  • Working knowledge of Mercurial, GIT or SVN.
  • Excellent reading, writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Deliver and receive performance feedback in a mature manner.
  • Resourceful, enthusiastic and self-motivated.

Nice to Haves

  • Knowledge of Networking and Distributed Computing.

E-mail resumes, portfolios, or code samples to hr@v2g.io.

Like all other cool companies out there, we too are always on the lookout for great people, so if you don't see an open position that fits your skillset, don't worry about the above astronomical mumbo-jumbo and get in touch with us through our General Position category. We never say no to hearing how you feel you could add value to our organization and to your career path.


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