This is an opportunity to mentor youth in how to design and create 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
  • September 2018 – May 2019
  • 4-6 hours a week
  • Located in Oshawa, with the Durham District School Board
  • Possibility of contract renewal
  • Training will be provided

KEY POINTS

  • Having the students benefit from your expertise by facilitating projects that are 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 

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND REQUIREMENTS

  • Currently pursuing a university or college education in a field related to video game design

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE PREFERRED

  • Experience working and interacting with teenagers
  • Basic programming and scripting skills 

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

  • Spoken and written English fluency 

COMPUTER SKILLS PREFERRED

  • Office Suite
  • Construct 3 (or similar video game editor)
  • Photoshop, design and animated sprites and 3D

CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK

A vulnerable sector screening is required for this position, in accordance with Ontario Law. 

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit all applications to vlee@youthfusion.org. Only qualified candidates will be selected for interviews. Youth Fusion is an equal opportunity employer.