VIDEO GAME DESIGN COORDINATOR ID: 59202

Deadline Date: 2019/07/05

Location: Thunder Bay

JOB OVERVIEW

This is a leadership opportunity to guide youth through the process of designing a video game from scratch using our awesome easy-to-use web-based platforms. The project is facilitated in conjunction with our partner Ubisoft, who provides professional guidance through the presence of a corporate mentor. The coordinator should guide students through the design process and development of a prototype of their own creation. At the end of the project, it is essential that the students have acquired technical skills and knowledge of the gaming industry.

TERMS

  •  Part-time
  • $17.25/hour
  • October 2019- May 2020
  • 10 hours a week
  • Located in Thunder Bay with the Lakehead DSB or the Thunder Bay Catholic DSB
  • Training will be provided in September 2019
Posting Date:
2019/07/04
City:
 Thunder Bay
Province:
 Ontario
Address:
 Lakehead DSB or the Thunder Bay Catholic DSB
Start Date:
 2019/10/01
Identifier:
 newJobs
Type:
 Part-Time
Hours:
 10 hrs/week
Wage:
 $17.25
Number of positions:
 2
Days of work:
 Varied
Occupation:
 Natural and Applied Sciences and Related, Other
Duties:
RESPONSIBILITIES
- Having the students benefit from your expertise by facilitating a program that is integrative, stimulating and flexible
- Working closely with Youth Fusion management, in order to maximize the project's impact
- Maintaining a professional relationship with the school (diligent attendance, communication, adherence to the rules of the space, etc.)
- Taking initiative, being creative, and self-starting, in order to effectively contribute to the project's execution and success
- Supervising the students and looking after their safety
- When needed, representing Youth Fusion, the sponsoring post-secondary institution, or the project itself before our partners
- Drafting the appropriate reports (midway progress and final reports) as scheduled
Qualifications:
EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND REQUIREMENTS
- Currently pursuing a university or college education in a field related to Game Design, Graphic Design, or Computer Science
PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE PREFERRED
- Experience working and interacting with youth
- Basic programming and scripting skills
LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS
- Spoken and written English fluency
SKILLS PREFERRED
- Strong time management and multitasking strategies
- Excellent at meeting self-created deadlines
- Demonstrates a passion for group leadership
- Knowledgeable in Office Suite
- Comfortable with Construct 3 (or similar video game editor)
- Proficient in Photoshop, design and animated sprites and 3D
CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK A vulnerable sector screening is required for this position, in accordance with Ontario Law.
Misc.:
 
Closing Date/Apply by:
 2019/07/05
How To Apply:
Please submit all applications to RecruitmentONT@youthfusion.org. Only qualified candidates will be selected for interviews. Youth Fusion is an equal opportunity employer.

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Vivian Lee
Position Title:
 Director of Operations and Programming of Ontario
Company Name:
 Youth Fusion
Address:
 221 Yonge Street
City:
 Toronto
Province:
 Ontario
Postal Code:
 M5B1M4
Phone:
 4162099438
E-mail:
 recruitmentont@youthfusion.org
Web Address:
 //www.youthfusion.org
 

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