Big or Tiny? There are All Types of Career Opportunities in Gaming Across Canada

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It's well known now that Canada has a top-notch video game industry (infographic). But did you know it's the third biggest in the world with 16,000 employees, 348 companies, and a direct annual economic impact of nearly $2 billion?

With the industry poised to grow 17% over the next 2 years, it's never been a better time to be involved—especially considering those in the video game industry earn an average salary of $62,000, more than double the overall Canadian average income of just $29,000.

Here are five career opportunities as some of Canada's hottest game studios.

 

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Company:
Big Fish Games
Website:
http://www.bigfishgames.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Big Fish Games is a global leader and innovator in the online games industry, producing and delivering the world's best games and game experiences. The Big Fish Games portal at BigFishGames.com distributes more games worldwide than any other online site and offers visitors a rapidly expanding selection of content by launching A New Game Every Day!™ Big Fish Games Studios develops and publishes the industry's... more

Company:
Uken Games
Website:
http://www.uken.com
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Uken is one of the only truly cross platform gaming companies around. We build top ranking games for iPhone, iPad, Android, BlackBerry, and Facebook. Some of our titles include Mighty Monsters, Crime Inc., and Forces Of War, all of which have reached the top 25 in the Apple App Store and/or BlackBerry AppWorld. We’ve consistently grown our game communities to millions of users who love and enjoy our games... more

Company:
East Side Games
Website:
http://www.eastsidegamestudio.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

East Side Games is a proudly independent and profitable game studio creating humorous and addicting games for mobile and social platforms. We have a collaborative, creative, and fun culture that is focused on building hit titles in a great work environment. Our talented, highly-motivated team believes in constantly improving; we are not afraid to take ownership and meet challenges head-on in order to reach our... more

Company:
TinyCo
Website:
http://tinyco.com/
Location:
San Francisco, California, United States

TinyCo is a San Francisco based mobile gaming company that is looking for engineers to pioneer our newest office in Vancouver. Known for our popular games' fun, clean, and interactive style, TinyCo has released numerous Top 20 games in the app store such as TinyZoo, TinyPets, TinyChef, and TinyMonsters. Our engineering team is known for industry leading strategies for mobile gaming using our proprietary in-house... more


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