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:

Contract Period:

September 2017 to June 2018

Number of hours of work:

4-6 hours per week

Salary:

16$/ hour

Other benefits:

- Possibility of contract renewal
- Training will be provided

Responsibilities:

- 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 Community Centre (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 university or the project itself before our partners
- Drafting the appropriate reports (midway progress and final reports) as scheduled

Knowledge and skills:

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

Experience:

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

Languages:

Spoken and written English fluency

Software:

- Office Suite
- Construct 2 (or similar video game editor)
- Photoshop, design and animated sprites and 3D

Criminal background:

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