Digifest Career Forum

Portfolio Reviews & Job Fair

The Career Forum gives recent graduates, students, freelancers and artists from the creative sector the opportunity to meet with studios and creative companies from across Ontario.

Participants will also have the opportunity to register for a Portfolio Review and have their work reviewed by studio representatives. Here attendees will be able to connect one-on-one with design professionals, get feedback on their work and obtain advice on how to make a portfolio the best it can be.

Digifest Pass holders receive exclusive first access to register for our Portfolio Reviews. Get your pass to get the link to register!

Attendees will also be able to get their professional portraits take on-site as well as visit booths from our participating exhibitors to find out more about great careers at their companies.

Career Forum will take place on Saturday April 29, 2017 in the main atrium at Corus Quay (25 Dockside Drive).

Portfolio Reviews Offered:

Boost Agents

At Boost Agents, we believe that people are an organization’s greatest asset. Since 2011, we have transformed organizations by recruiting and developing talent for the digital, creative, advertising, and marketing industry. Our mission
is to match world-class talent with innovative organizations by utilizing a people-centric approach, and fostering a community of talent to make the perfect cultural fit.

LOOKING FOR:

Specialities:
– Digital & Interactive design
– UX / UI Design
– Graphic Design
– Art Direction
– Copywriting

Candidates who want to work in:
– tech / product-focused companies
– e-commerce companies
– mobile app design shops
– advertising agencies & design studios
– client side
– internal creative services department

Careers Page

Channel 13 Media
Channel 13 is an award-winning boutique design and advertising agency located in Toronto. From concept and design, our approach focuses on a strategic discovery process, bold creativity and story-driven marketing. Channel 13 not only tells powerful stories that stand out from the rest, but we make them look good through style and substance. Whatever the message, we are the channel to communicate it.

LOOKING FOR:

– Graphic Designers (Students, Junior, Intermediate and Seniors are welcome),
– Digital Marketing Specialists,
– Traditional Marketing Specialists,
– Web Developers,
– Social Media Gurus

Careers Page

Cococucumber
Cococucumber is a Toronto-based independent game studio focused on creating original games for PC and console platforms. The studio’s titles include Planet of the Eyes, a retro sci-fi action-puzzle adventure available on Steam and Riverbond, an award-winning 4-player local co-op action-adventure game set in a charming voxel world.

LOOKING FOR:

– 3D Animator (Maya)
– Concept Artist (2D / 3D)
– Voxel Artist
– Level Designer
– Community Manager

Careers Page

Legend3D
Since 2001, Legend has been utilizing some of the most talented artists and market leading technology. What began as an innovative Stereoscopic 3D Conversion and Visual Effects company, has grown into a pillar for cutting edge technology. Now with 150 employees in Southern California and 350 in Toronto, Legend offers full-scale VR and VFX creative, production, and post-production services – from concept to final color for major brands, studios, and agencies.

LOOKING FOR:

– Nuke, Mocha, Maya, Houdini and other relevant software
– Stereoscopic Conversion, VFX, 3D Modeling, Compositing, and other related industry skills

Careers Page

Tangent Animation
Tangent Animation is an animation feature film production studio with offices in Toronto, Ontario and Winnipeg, Manitoba. Animation production is a demanding task requiring innovative creative teams, brilliant production engineering, and sophisticated business affairs to ensure top quality projects are delivered on time and on budget. Tangent Animation employs an adaptive production model by optimizing talent and tax credits to deliver projects successfully, achieving both artistic and financial goals by providing a compelling solution to creative challenges.

LOOKING FOR:

– Programming and scripting skills for games and film
– Computer Graphics texturing and modelling skills
– Computer Graphics Animation skills

Careers Page

VRGEN/ Game Pill:

VRGEN is an independent game studio focused on creating augmented reality and virtual reality experiences and games for arcades and other locations.  The studio’s first title BOUNTYVR was selected as a launch title for the HTC Viveland virtual theme park in Taiwan, and we have just gotten started.

LOOKING FOR:

– 3D Generalist
– Game Programmer

Game Pill is an independent game studio focused on creating games for PC, mobile, toys and console platforms. The studio creates games for a family audience and is trusted by amazing brands such as Disney, Nickelodeon, Spin Master and more!

LOOKING FOR:

– 2D Animator 
– Game programmer 

Zync/Ghost

Zync is the brand agency for a digital world. Your digital presence is the gateway to your brand—the most valuable business asset you own. We’ve got a proven range of brand, digital and video services designed to help you build your brand value so you can maximize its potential.

LOOKING FOR:

– Digital Designers
Careers Page

Ghost is a white label development partner that turns static designs into live sites and apps using a wide range of development solutions. Because Ghost is a white label service, the identity of each client is not revealed, and each project remains the property of the client.

LOOKING FOR:

– Developers

Careers Page

 

 

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