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November 29, 2021
$40,000 – $60,000 CAD
We are currently hiring a hybrid Level / Mission Designer to join us on our current title, Été.
Été is a relaxing exploration game where you play as a painter who visits Montreal for a summer. In Été, you discover open city scenes one brushstroke at a time, growing your creative potential as you capture everyday wonders on canvas. Été is a game that celebrates Montreal vibes and Quebec culture with a French-spoken storyline about discovering yourself as an artist with the help of your community.
Design and implement quests based on our unique painting mechanics
Implement gameplay in existing levels in close collaboration with the environment artists
Balance and iterate on player progression, gating and rewards
Assist with the overall integration between story and gameplay elements
Maintain databases and documentation related to design (quests, levels, mechanics, etc.)
Organize and run playtest sessions (with the help of the producer)
Communicate requirements, progress and blockers with the director, writer and producer
⚠️ MANDATORY Canadian citizenship or permanent residency⚠️ (No exception can be made. This is due to public funding constraints.)
At least 1 year professional experience in the games industry, 2 years preferred
Located in Eastern, Central or Atlantic time zone, preferably in Montreal
Able to understand and speak English, preferably also French
Mastery of the Unity editor and fundamentals (no programming required)
Solid understanding of game design and level design fundamentals
You have a deep knowledge of and love for the city of Montreal
You enjoy innovative, experimental, and/or non-violent games
You enjoy designing experiences that are whimsical, blissful, accessible and elegant
You are an excellent communicator, able to work in a cross-disciplinary team
You are meticulous, you triple-check your work to ensure it has no obvious oversight
12 months full-time, fixed-term contract of 37.5h / week
Yearly salary between $40,000 – $60,000 CAD, based on experience and skillset
3 weeks paid vacations per year
Possibility of 4-day weeks without pay reduction
$2,000 yearly in discretionary health spending(including eye care, dental care, prescription drugs, massages, physiotherapy, etc.)
Remote / work-from-home with a possibility of returning to physical spaces as the sanitary restrictions subside (to be discussed with the team)
Standard or ergonomic computer hardware provided as needed(including PC, mouse, keyboard, controller, microphone, webcam, etc.)
We strongly encourage women, LGBTQ, PoC, and other marginalized or members of under-represented communities in the industry to apply to this position.
Impossible is a young Montreal-based studio with a small, diverse, tightly-knit team of 5 people (we're Lazlo, Jazz, Jerika, Nathan and Camille: hi!). We value showing conviction in our craft, working smart over working hard, and being kind to ourselves and to each other.