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[Full-Time] [Toronto, ON] Game Developer

The Role:
We are looking for a Unreal Engine 4 Game Developer (Software Engineer) to join our growing development team and be a part of building a top quality game. The ideal candidate is a hands-on Unreal Engine 4 developer with a passion for building and playing video games, with years of experience and knowledge in the Video Game space. The candidate must be at ease working in an Agile Environment (Scrum) and be self-managing. This role is full-time and works directly with the CTO & reports to the President.

Only local candidates legally eligible to work in Canada will be considered.

Key Responsibilities and Expectations:

  • Work closely with the CTO to find effective solutions to complex programming challenges

  • Cross-functional collaboration with Leadership, the Design Team, and QA

  • Write efficient and effective code for Unreal Engine 4 concurrently with the development team (game content, events, artificial intelligence, etc.)

  • Analyze, provide feedback, and estimate Unreal Engine 4 Projects in an Agile Environment (Scrum)

  • Manage code within a Git repository and pass regular Code Reviews

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada

  • Hands-on experience working with technologies like Unreal Engine 4 (required) and Git

  • Proficient with C++ & Unreal Blueprints

  • Please note that existing and proven Unreal Engine 4 knowledge is a minimum requirement

  • Demonstrated game development experience: completed or in-progress personal projects are highly valued

  • Experience with Agile (Scrum) development Methodologies

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

The Company

Down Smash Studios was started by talented gamers with many years of experience in the software industry who are passionate about creating awesome, high quality games. DSS believes in a healthy work-life balance and provides its employees with excellent perks including flexible hours, health coverage, fun online events, and delivered supply packs.


The IP

DSS is working on an open-world survival/action Unreal Engine 4 title.



We are looking for someone driven, organized, and passionate about video game development.

We go to great lengths to create an excellent work environment, built on trust and a shared passion for video games. The ideal candidate should provide a creative cover letter, portfolio, and resume. Please submit your application via email to [email protected] and we look forward to hearing from you!

To verify that you have read the entire posting, please leave the equivalent of your Cover Letter in the "Message" component. In other words, a summary about yourself and why you are interested in this role in particular.

Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we are not able to respond to every applicant. If you do not receive a response, please know that we are grateful and appreciate your interest in our studio.

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