Full Time Position

We’re looking for a highly driven and multi-talented Project Manager to help bring our next blockbuster mobile games to life.

As an experienced team player, you will combine your industry experience with our amazing team of artists, programmers and designers to smash through obstacles and drive projects across the finish-line.

You will exceed expectations by assisting team members with scheduling and creating accurate production plans that form the bedrock of our awesome game projects.

As a Project Manager, you’ll lead talented cross-functional teams in creating innovative game content for our fans around the world. A lateral thinker and natural problem solver, you love to leverage and combine team talent to get the job done. You keep communication lines open and you’re always open to constructive feedback, both giving and receiving.

As a motivated team-player, our ideal candidate will bring their “A” game every day and seek to become a pillar of our studio in beautiful Vancouver, Canada.

Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Oversee game production planning and scheduling whilst simultaneously helping set the production vision for our awesome new games.
  • Inform and construct production road maps, identify critical path issues early and forming strike teams to obliterate obstacles, all before taking time out for tea and biscuits.
  • Organize and curate daily stand-ups, manage backlogs and produce regular production status reports for stakeholders and publishing partners.
  • Collaborate and problem solve with programmers, artists, designers and marketing / social team.
  • Contribute in regular art discussion, critiques and reviews. We love feedback, you do too!

Requirements:

  • 3+ Years’ Experience in the software or gaming industry enables you to navigate unforeseen challenges, foreseeing problems that would otherwise sink less determined professionals.
  • >Goal Oriented: You crystallize ideas and plans into actionable and realistic production plans
  • Adept at production tracking software tools and comfortable in training team members on best practices for updating the team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively across Product Development and Publisher external teams.
  • Dedication towards problem solving & taking pride in your work. Results matter to you.
  • Co-operative outlook at working with others whilst being highly self-motivated.
  • Maintain an inspiring creative culture, where experimentation, feedback and iteration are encouraged.

Bonus Points:

  • 4+ years project management experience
  • At least one full AAA full development cycle
  • Previous work experience in the gaming industry (2x points for mobile!)
  • Willing to work on-site in our office in Burnaby, British Columbia
  • Passion for games and gaming culture!

Emerald City Exclusives:

  • Closely knit team of professionals to learn from
  • Open office environment for easy communication and idea sharing
  • Fresh baked goods and free beer on a semi-regular basis (seriously!)

Ready to jump into your dream job? Contact us at recruitment@emeraldcitygames.ca.

Important:

Include your “Full Name | Position” in the subject line of your email. Applicants credited with shipped games will be given preference.

Permanent Full-Time Position

We’re looking for a highly driven and multi-talented Producer to help bring our next blockbuster mobile games to life.

As an experienced team player, you will combine your industry experience with our amazing team of artists, programmers and designers to smash through obstacles and drive projects across the finish-line.

You will exceed expectations by assisting team members with scheduling and creating accurate production plans that form the bedrock of our awesome game projects.

As a Producer, you’ll lead talented cross-functional teams in creating innovative game content for our fans around the world. A lateral thinker and natural problem solver, you love to leverage and combine team talent to get the job done. You keep communication lines open and you’re always open to constructive feedback, both giving and receiving.

As a motivated team-player, our ideal Producer candidate will bring their “A” game every day and seek to become a pillar of our studio in beautiful Vancouver, Canada.

If this sounds like you, get in touch below and take the next big step in your video game career!

Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Oversee game production planning and scheduling  whilst simultaneously helping set the production vision for our awesome new games.
  • Inform and construct production road maps, identify critical path issues early and forming strike teams to obliterate obstacles, all before taking time out for tea and biscuits.
  • Organize and curate daily stand ups, manage backlogs and produce regular production status reports for stakeholders and publishing partners.
  • Collaborate and problem solve with programmers, artists, designers and marketing / social team.
  • Contribute in regular art discussion, critiques and reviews. We love feedback, you do too!

Requirements:

  • 3+ Years’ Experience in the software or gaming industry enables you to navigate unforeseen challenges, foreseeing problems that would otherwise sink less determined professionals.
  • Goal oriented: you crystallize ideas and plans into actionable and realistic production plans
  • Adept at production tracking software tools and comfortable in training team members on best practices for updating the team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively across Product Development and Publisher external teams.
  • Dedication towards problem solving & taking pride in your work. Results matter to you.
  • Co-operative outlook at working with others whilst being highly self-motivated.
  • Maintain an inspiring creative culture, where experimentation, feedback and iteration are encouraged.

Bonus Points:

  • 4+ years production experience
  • At least one full AAA full development cycle
  • Previous work experience in the gaming industry (2x points for mobile!)
  • Willing to work on-site in our office in Burnaby, British Columbia
  • Passion for games and gaming culture!

Emerald City Exclusives:

  • Closely knit team of professionals to learn from
  • Open office environment for easy communication and idea sharing
  • Fresh baked goods and free beer on a semi-regular basis (seriously!)

Ready to jump into your dream job? Contact us at recruitment@emeraldcitygames.ca.

Important:

Include your “Full Name | Position” in the subject line of your email. Applicants credited with shipped games will be given preference.

Full Time Position

At Emerald City Games we strive to push the bounds of mobile gaming. As a talented and self-motivated senior programmer, you strive for excellence as you support our talented team of animators, riggers and artists to deliver on the teams’ creative vision.

You have the knowledge and ability to visualize how things should work, and how to translate this into a functioning technical solution. We’re looking for a lateral thinker who goes above and beyond, bringing their “A” game every day as they create the next generation of incredible mobile games.

Our studio does not believe in bureaucracy, nor are there any solo performers at Emerald City Games. If these are values that you are passionate about, then you might just be the person we are looking for.

Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Support the technical pipeline and collaborate with artists, designers and other programmers.
  • Work on run time engine tasks as needed to support project requirements.
  • Help maintain, improve and overhaul existing systems and tools as required.
  • Write clear, maintainable, portable and highly functional code.
  • Mentor and guide less experienced programmers as needed.

Requirements:

  • Experience programming in C# and working on a game in Unity engine (Preferably a shipped title).
  • Background that includes 2+ years of game development experience.
  • Passionate about making and playing mobile games!
  • Co-operative outlook towards working with art and design to achieve their creative vision.

Bonus Points:

  • UI Programming experience with Unity.
  • Working knowledge of 3D modelling programs (Maya), PHP, SQL, shader programming.
  • Experience working in the mobile games industry.

Emerald City Exclusives:

  • Closely knit team of professionals to constantly learn from.
  • Open office environment for easy communication and idea sharing.
  • Fresh baked goods and free beer on a semi-regular basis. (seriously!)

Ready to jump into your dream job? Contact us at recruiting@emeraldcitygames.ca.

Important:

Include your “Full Name | Position” in the subject line of your email. Applicants may be required to perform a programming test as part of our adjudication process.

Full Time Position

It’s not easy pushing the bounds of mobile multiplayer game design.

That’s what we strive for at Emerald City Games; we take incredibly fun game design very seriously.

Our hand-picked team of creative artists, programmers and producers consider great game design as the foundation for all great games. Headquartered in stunning Vancouver BC, our game designers are a whirlpool of creativity and use rapid prototyping to ‘find the fun’. Working with one of the world’s best mobile development teams, our ideal candidate will lead the design of our ground-breaking new multiplayer titles.

Your work will span the entire product lifecycle: generating compelling game ideas, working with engineers and artists to prototype concepts, testing their appeal with real users, tweaking mechanics and developing a vision for their evolution. This will be a unique opportunity to put your stamp on the future of social and mobile gaming.

We’re looking for game designers that can go above and beyond, bringing their “A” game every day as they create the next generation of multiplayer strategy games for mobile.

Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Develop and own the gameplay design ‘roadmap’ for our new free-to-play (F2P) game from pre-production to release and then to post-launch Live Ops
  • Work closely with engineers, artists and producers to design and implement your game vision
  • Extend gameplay systems to realize new visions for addictive gameplay and constantly improve the player experience
  • Gather, acknowledge and respond to internal feedback, adjusting design choices as necessary
  • Worlds, systems, level, content, narrative…you love it all but you are particularly interested in PvP systems and thematic design
  • Take part in regular team discussion, critiques and Publisher reviews. We love our games, you do too!

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of Game Design experience.
  • 3yrs + working on mobile F2P games focused on multiplayer design.
  • Strong passion and design expertise for RPG and Strategy games
  • An excellent understanding of F2P mobile game mechanics
  • Past experience with asynchronous multiplayer systems design
  • Strong analytical skills – utilizing tools such as Excel
  • >Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Experience creating and balancing free to play strategy game economies
  • Dedication towards video games and our casual office environment
  • Co-operative outlook at working with others in our development teams

Bonus Points:

  • Credited with game design duties on a top-performing RPG and/or strategy title
  • Familiarity with Photoshop, Unity, or Sequel and the Microsoft office suite
  • Proficiency with systems, UX & content design, game tuning, and design documentation
  • Technical programming skills to complement your razor-sharp design insights

Emerald City Exclusives:

  • Closely knit team of professionals to learn from
  • Open office environment for easy communication and idea sharing
  • Fresh baked goods and free beer on a semi-regular basis (seriously!)

Ready to jump into your dream job? Contact us at recruitment@emeraldcitygames.ca.

Important:

Include your “Full Name | Position” in the subject line of your email. Applicants who are credited with shipped games will be given preference.

Permanent Full Time Position

It’s not easy pushing the bounds of what mobile can handle.

That’s what we strive for at Emerald City; we take our characters, FX and animation seriously, using them as the foundation for our great games.

Our studio prizes a unique, cartoony ‘2D meets 3D’ art style designed for mobile platforms. That’s why talented FX Artists working with low or mid-poly models are highly valued at our studio.

We’re looking for artists that can go above and beyond, bringing their “A” game every day as they create the next generation of awesome visual effects ranging from cataclysmic fireballs to raging snowstorms. We strongly believe in artistic creative freedom and cultivating a team culture that offers everyone an equal chance to impact the final product.

Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Create particle effects and 3D mesh-based real time VFX for the next generation of AAA mobile games.  This consists of, but is not limited to spells and special character abilities, locomotion and combat effects and emotive environmental effects.
  • Collaborate with art directors, game designers and concept artists to ensure that your effects are in line with the game concept and the overall game experience.
  • Work in a varied of styles: Low poly, high poly, fantasy, sci-fi.
  • Research visual effect processes and create highly original textures
  • Take part in regular art discussion, critiques and reviews. We love visual world-building, you do too!

Requirements:

  • Passionate about bringing your new, awesome ideas to life in game.
  • Experience with Unity 3D animation tool for in-game engines or in film projects.
  • Dedication towards video games and our casual office environment.
  • Co-operative outlook at working with others in our development teams.
  • Experience of at least 3 years in the game industry, preferably with multiple shipped titles.

Bonus Points:

  • Strong experience working with Unity.
  • Experience with Photoshop, 3D Coat, After Effects, ZBrush
  • Previous work experience / internships in the mobile video game industry
  • Willing to work on-site in our office in Burnaby, British Columbia

Emerald City Exclusives:

  • Closely knit team of professionals to learn from
  • Open office environment for easy communication and idea sharing
  • Fresh baked goods and free beer on a semi-regular basis (seriously!)

*Ready to jump into your dream job? Contact us at recruitment@emeraldcitygames.ca

Important:

Include your “Full Name | Position” in the subject line of your email. Applicants with an animation / FX portfolio or with credited with shipped games will be given preference.

Full Time

It’s not easy pushing the bounds of what mobile can handle.

That’s what we strive for at Emerald City; we take our characters seriously, using them as the foundation for our great games. Our studio prizes a unique, cartoony art style designed for mobile platforms. Talent working with low or mid-poly models are highly valued.

We’re looking for artists that can go above and beyond, bringing their “A” game every day as they create the next generation of awesome 3D characters.

Duties / Responsibilities:

  • >Model and texture in 3D under mobile technical constraints
  • Collaborate with  art directors and concept artists to create and maintain our visual standards
  • Work in a varied of styles: Low poly, high poly, fantasy, sci-fi
  • Take part in regular art discussion, critiques and reviews. We love our characters, you do too!

Requirements:

  • Passionate about bringing your new, awesome ideas to life in game
  • Experience working with 3ds Max or Maya ® 3D modeling / texturing in games or film
  • Dedication towards video games and our casual office environment
  • Co-operative outlook at working with others in our development teams

Bonus Points:

  • Experience rigging and weighting 3D characters
  • Knowledge of Unity, 3D Coat, After Effects, ZBrush
  • Previous work experience in the gaming industry (2x points for mobile!)
  • Willing to work on-site in our office in Burnaby, British Columbia

Emerald City Exclusives:

  • Closely knit team of professionals to learn from
  • Open office environment for easy communication and idea sharing
  • Fresh baked goods and free beer on a semi-regular basis (seriously!)

Ready to jump into your dream job? Contact us at recruitment@emeraldcitygames.ca

IMPORTANT

Include your “Full Name | Position”  in the subject line of your email.
Applicants with a 3D animation portfolio or credited with shipped games will be given preference.

Full Time Position

We’re looking for a creative and multi-talented 3D Animator to help bring our next mobile game to life.

  • You’ve mastered the dark art of 3D character animation.
  • Your skills in Maya ® 3D animation are legendary.
  • Like a ninja animator, you can even bring personality to a blade of grass.

… That means we’re looking for you!

As a motivated team-player our ideal animator will bring their “A” game every day and seek to become a pillar of our studio in beautiful Vancouver, Canada.

Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Bring your own vision to life together with our awesome 3D artists
  • Create and polish key-framed animations for our mobile games
  • Collaborate and problem solve with programmers to create animation tools
  • Take part in regular art discussion, critiques and reviews. We love our characters, you do too!
  • Prototype new gameplay with our designers and programmers
  • Work in small teams to get your content done on time

Requirements:

  • Passionate about bringing your new, awesome ideas to life in game
  • Experience working with Maya ® 3D Animation in games or film
  • Dedication towards video games and our casual office environment
  • Co-operative outlook at working with others in our development teams

Bonus Points:

  • Working knowledge of Unity (Game Engine)
  • Previous work experience in the gaming industry (2x points for mobile!)
  • Willing to work on-site in our office in Burnaby, British Columbia

Emerald City Exclusives:

  • Closely knit team of professionals to learn from
  • Open office environment for easy communication and idea sharing
  • Fresh baked goods and free beer on a semi-regular basis (seriously!)

Ready to jump into your dream job? Contact us at recruitment@emeraldcitygames.ca

Important:

Include your “Full Name | Position”  in the subject line of your email.
Applicants with a 3D animation portfolio or credited with shipped games will be given preference.

Full Time Position

We know that our 3D environments are our biggest character.

At Emerald City Games we strive to push the bounds of mobile gaming. As a talented 3D Environment artist, you strive for excellence as you craft landscapes and worlds inspired from a team-built creative vision. Our studio prizes a unique, cartoony art style designed for mobile platforms and your talent for working with low or mid-poly models are highly valued.

We’re looking for artists that can go above and beyond, bringing their “A” game every day as they create the next generation of awesome environments for our in-game characters and real-world players around the world to explore..

Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Model and texture 3D under mobile technical constraints
  • Collaborate with  art directors and concept artists to create and maintain our visual standards
  • Work in a varied of styles: Low poly, high poly, fantasy, sci-fi
  • Take part in regular art discussion, critiques and reviews. We love our game worlds and you do too!

Requirements:

  • Passionate about bringing your new, awesome ideas to life in game
  • Experience working with Maya ® 3D modeling / texturing in games or film
  • Dedication towards video games and our casual office environment
  • Co-operative outlook at working with others in our development teams

Bonus Points:

  • Knowledge of Unity, 3D Coat, After Effects, ZBrush
  • Previous work experience in the gaming industry (2x points for mobile!)
  • Willing to work on-site in our office in Burnaby, British Columbia

Emerald City Exclusives:

  • Closely knit team of professionals to learn from
  • Open office environment for easy communication and idea sharing
  • Fresh baked goods and free beer on a semi-regular basis (seriously!)

Ready to jump into your dream job? Contact us at recruitment@emeraldcitygames.ca

Important:

Include your “Full Name | Position”  in the subject line of your email.
Applicants with a 3D animation portfolio or credited with shipped games will be given preference.

Full Time Position

We’re looking for a highly creative and multi-talented UI Artist to help bring our next blockbuster mobile games to life.

As an experienced team player, you will combine your industry experience with our amazing team of artists and designers to create outstanding art and interface elements. You will sketch, color, design and render highly intuitive and readable interfaces that will be seen by gamers all over the world.

A lateral thinker and natural problem solver, your creative talent will improve the overall user experience as players navigate our amazing game worlds, menus and more. You keep communication lines open and you’re open to feedback, both giving and receiving.

As a motivated team-player, our ideal UI Artist will bring their “A” game every day and seek to become a pillar of our studio in beautiful Vancouver, Canada.

If this sounds like you, get in touch below and take the next big step in your videogame career!

Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Bring your own user interface vision to life together with our awesome 3D artists
  • Create and compose UI elements for our top secret new projects
  • Collaborate and problem solve with programmers and designers
  • Create polished UI illustration concepts that inspire bold new directions
  • Take part in regular art discussion, critiques and reviews. We love feedback, you do too!
  • Prototype new gameplay with our designers and programmers
  • >Work in small teams to get your content done on time

Requirements:

  • Passionate about clean, intuitive UI design and you love bringing new ideas to life
  • Experience working with Unity and possess at least 2 years UI experience for games or software.
  • Adept at Photoshop and similar 2D programs with amazing judgement on aesthetics and composition.
  • >Dedication towards video games and our casual office environment
  • Co-operative outlook at working with others in our development teams

Bonus Points:

  • Working knowledge of Unity (Game Engine)
  • Previous work experience in the gaming industry (2x points for mobile!)
  • Willing to work on-site in our office in Burnaby, British Columbia

Emerald City Exclusives:

  • Closely knit team of professionals to learn from
  • Open office environment for easy communication and idea sharing
  • Fresh baked goods and free beer on a semi-regular basis (seriously!)

Ready to jump into your dream job? Contact us at recruitment@emeraldcitygames.ca

Important:

Include your “Full Name | Position”  in the subject line of your email.
Applicants with a game or software UI portfolio or credited with shipped games will be given preference.

Full Time Position

We’re looking for a highly creative and multi-talented Concept Artist to help bring our next blockbuster mobile games to life.

As an experienced team player, you will combine your artistic talent with our amazing team of artists and designers to create outstanding character and environmental concepts for all of our games. You are a natural born problem solver, taking detailed briefs from game designers and artists that translate into effective and compelling visual concepts.

A lateral thinker and natural problem solver, your creative talent will improve the overall user experience as players navigate our amazing game worlds, menus and more. You keep communication lines open and you’re open to feedback, both giving and receiving.

As a motivated team-player, our ideal Concept Artist will bring their “A” game every day and seek to become a pillar of our studio in beautiful Vancouver, Canada.

If this sounds like you, get in touch below and take the next big step in your videogame career!

Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Create character and environment concepts for pre-production and post-launch development
  • Sketch, iterate and design highly original characters and environments
  • Produce environment mood paintings, lighting studies, color keys and color scripts
  • Collaborate and problem solve with writers, designers, programmers and artists daily
  • Develop jaw-dropping concepts and orthographs for 3D designers and animators
  • Assist our marketing efforts by creating amazing public-facing promotional assets / posters and web visuals.
  • Take part in regular art discussion, critiques and reviews. We love feedback, you do too!
  • Work in small teams to get your content done on time

Requirements:

  • Experience: You have 3+ years professional experience as a concept artist and/or illustrator
  • Passionate about shape design, silhouette and structure and you love bringing new ideas to life
  • Understanding of human and creature anatomy and comfortable with stylizing them
  • Highly Adept at Photoshop and similar 2D programs with amazing judgement on aesthetics and composition
  • Dedication towards video games, team collaboration and you openly give + receive constructive feedback
  • Co-operative outlook at working with others in our development teams

Bonus Points:

  • Previous work experience in the gaming industry (2x points for mobile!)
  • Willing to work on-site in our office in Burnaby, British Columbia

Emerald City Exclusives:

  • Closely knit team of professionals to learn from
  • Open office environment for easy communication and idea sharing
  • Fresh baked goods and free beer on a semi-regular basis (seriously!)

Ready to jump into your dream job? Contact us at recruitment@emeraldcitygames.ca

Important:

Include your “Full Name | Position” in the subject line of your email. Applicants with a concept art portfolio and who are credited with shipped games will be given preference. An art test may be requested as part of our selection process.