Monday, March 30, 2009

Game Developer, Ganz/Webkinz, Toronto


Ganz' Webkinz has revolutionized the toy industry with its innovative and engaging combination of online and offline play. A true popular cultural icon, Webkinz has been featured on every major television network and was ranked number 2 on Google's 2007 Zeitgeist list of most popular searches.

Now is your chance to join the creative team that has brought this vibrant world to life. Ganz is seeking a talented and motivated person with a proven love of online entertainment for this position:

This position is responsible for design, development and support of a custom web based application, used for a 3D game client. The client will communicate with a back-end system, that will also include Server and DB structure.


  • Development and support of custom database-driven web based game client.
  • Identification and documentation of business requirements.
  • Development of technical and functional design specifications.
  • Design and build databases and/or expansions as required.
  • Provide input into test plan development and user acceptance testing process.
  • Prepare system documentation and act as technical subject matter expert.
  • Work with other technical departments to build interfaces and the system infrastructure.


  • Completion of a post-secondary program in computer science.
  • Five (5) + years IT development and analysis experience .
  • Three (3) + years as a 3D/Video Game developer, web based client is an asset.
  • Proven experience with Java/PHP based back-end servers.
  • MySQL/PostgreSQL databases experience is an asset.
  • Working experience using native C++ is desirable.
  • Well-developed interpersonal, analytical and technical trouble-shooting skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are absolutely essential.
  • Excellent organizational, time management skills with emphasis on detail.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.
  • Primary technical requirements include: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent degree, Object-oriented design and application architecture.

Interested candidates are invited to forward resumes by email to

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Lia said...

Interesting blog and post. How I wish next year there's another Webkinz Competition so that I will tell it to my I.T.'s friends. This kind of competition will prove their knowledge and talents about website. Thanks for sharing it. Keep it up.

Lia @ Flash Developer Philippines

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