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We’re hiring a part-time accountant!

October 30, 2014 at 4:39 am

Execution Labs is hiring in Montreal! We’re looking for a part-time accounting pro who is interested in working in an exciting and often unpredictable startup environment. The kind of stuff you’ll be doing:

  • Managing our payroll, expense reports, payables and receivables

  • Preparing quarterly financial statements

  • Preparing  the usual government filings (taxes, income, and whatever else comes our way)

  • Working hand-in-hand with the COO and our external accounting firm to tackle tricky topics like IP valuation and rollovers, international investments, tax credits, etc.

  • …and generally keeping our books up to date!

We’re looking for someone who can work from our office and is very organized. You are tech-savvy, know your way around Excel and Google Docs, and can work with electronic documents (we aren’t fans of killing trees if we can help it). Bonus points if you know how to use QuickBooks and Nethris. Big bonus points if you also know your way around Multimedia Tax Credits and SR&ED.

You should be a great communicator; preferably in both English and French. You should also be proactive, since we’d rather you tell us when something is done rather than ask you for frequent status updates. We promise not to email you too often outside of work hours, but if we do have a question we expect you to be able to show signs of life within a reasonable amount of time (24 hours-ish).

We think one day a week is enough to cover our needs. But if you have more availability than that, let us know! We work with tons of startups and some of them might also need your skills.

This is a part-time position and compensation is commensurate with experience, on an hourly basis.

If you’re interested, kindly send a CV to hr@executionlabs.com

About Execution Labs

Execution Labs is a first-of-its kind accelerator and investment platform for independent game developers. Our goal is to back the very best game studios in the world through mentorship, financing, and a collaborative community. We’re based in Montreal with a business outpost in San Francisco and are backed by BDC Capital, Real Ventures, and White Star Capital.

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Execution Labs recrute à Montréal! Nous sommes à la recherche d’un comptable à temps partiel qui voudrait travailler dans l’environnement excitant et souvent imprévisible des startups. Le genre de tâches que t’effectueras:

  • Gérer les paies, les rapports de dépenses, les comptes payables et recevables

  • Préparer les rapports financiers trimestriels

  • Préparer les documents des différents paliers gouvernementaux (taxes, revenues ou tout autre formulaire et document qu’ils pourraient exiger)

  • Travailler en étroite collaboration avec notre chef aux opérations (COO) et notre firme comptable externe sur les projets plus épineux tels que la valorisation de propriétés intellectuelles, les investissements internationaux, les crédits d’impôts, etc.

  •  … et garder nos livres à jour!

Nous sommes à la recherche d’un candidat qui peut travailler à partir de notre bureau et qui est très organisé. Tu es férus de technologie, tu sais t’y retrouver avec Excel, Google Docs et Drive et tu n’as pas peur de travailler avec des documents électroniques (nous ne sommes pas trop fans de tuer des arbres quand il est possible de faire autrement!).  Nous donnons aussi des points bonis si tu sais utiliser QuickBooks et Nethris. Encore plus de points si tu t’y connais en matière de crédits d’impôt multimédia et le RS&DE.

Nous recherchons un bon communicateur, préférablement bilingue (français et anglais). Le candidat doit être proactif; on préfère être informé qu’une tâche est faite plutôt que de devoir te demander des mises à jour fréquentes. Nous promettons de limiter le nombre de  courriels en dehors des heures de travail prévues mais, si nous avons une question urgente, nous nous attendons à recevoir un signe de vie dans un délai de temps raisonnable.

Une journée de travail par semaine devrait suffire pour couvrir nos besoins mais nous travaillons avec un tas de startups et, si tu as plus de disponibilités, elles pourraient également avoir besoin de tes services!

Il s’agit d’un poste à temps partiel et la rémunération se fera sur une base horaire et sera proportionnelle à ton expérience.

Si tu es intéressé, envoie-nous ton CV à hr@executionlabs.com

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À propos de Execution Labs

Execution Labs est un pionnier en tant qu’accélérateur et plateforme d’investissement pour les développeurs de jeux indépendants. Notre objectif est de soutenir les meilleurs studios de jeux dans le monde entier à l’aide de nos services de mentorat, de financement et de notre communauté collaborative. Nous sommes basés à Montréal et avons un bureau à San Francisco, nous sommes soutenus par BDC Capital, Real Ventures ainsi que par White Star Capital.

 

 

 

WinterForts Now Available & Featured Globally on Google Play!

October 9, 2014 at 9:44 pm

Just one week after their successful iOS global launch and worldwide featuring, Norsfell’s at it again. WinterForts: Exiled Kingdom launched today on Google Play and is being featured globally on the Play Store! Android owners, time to download this gem of a game!

Now available for iOS and Android!

Now available for iOS and Android!

 

WinterForts: Exiled Kingdom Launches Globally on iOS!

October 2, 2014 at 5:43 pm

PVP Strategy and Tower Defense Collide in WinterForts, Now Available on iOS
First Mobile Title From Norsfell is a Fresh Mashup of Entertainment Genres

What do you get when you combine PvP city building mechanics with tower defense, and throw in a splash of Game of Thrones and a hefty dose of Norse mythology for good measure? Today you can find out, as WinterForts: Exiled Kingdom from Execution Labs-incubated-studio Norsfell launches globally on iOS. It’s now available to download for free from the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/id898925301?mt=8 and launches next week on Google Play.

Take a peek into the icy world of Drahalla in the official trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bPD6hK4YT_Q

WinterForts is a fresh take on the mobile city building genre popularized by Finland’s Supercell. The title is the result of the five-man Norsfell team’s desire to build a game that introduces more sophisticated game mechanics and a deeper in-game back story that would capture players’ imaginations.

Key features include:
● A new approach to defense planning. Defend your fort by placing tiles and constructing mazes of ice to thwart attackers. Will your Fort stand as Drahalla’s most impregnable fortress?
● Never-before-seen strategy elements. Create spawn points by destroying structures and infiltrating the heart of the enemy’s base as you battle thousands online.
● Houses competing against one another…or forging alliances. Pledge your allegiance to one of eight mighty Houses, each with their own history, banners and unique tendencies.
● Interactive environments. Send your workers to gather dragon meat and gold nuggets out in the wild, confront barbarians to test your defenses, and be on the lookout for treasure chests.
● Rich Norse-themed art and story. Explore the frozen world of Drahalla, where every building, military unit, and resource has a richly intertwined history.
● An immersive soundtrack. Created by Award-Winning music and sound design studio La Hacienda (Papo & Yo, Tearaway), the sounds of Norsfell are replete with wind and percussion instruments that bring these icy lands to life.

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RPG Fans Rejoice: The Order of Souls now Available Worldwide on iOS!

July 24, 2014 at 7:19 pm

The Order of Souls redefines the RPG adventure experience on mobile. Set in an original Sci-Fi and fantasy universe where mages hurl fireballs at plasma armor protected knights, The Order of Souls is a classic RPG for core gamers. The strong storyline, nearly infinite customization options, deep turn-based combat and exciting PvP tournaments will no doubt entertain the most passionate RPG lovers. At last, a true RPG experience on mobile!

According to Gamezebo, it’s a “Free to Play RPG Done Right” and we agree! Check out the Press Kit for more info!

Plasma armor and fireballs? Yes, please!

Plasma armor and fireballs? Yes, please!

It’s gettin’ Steamy in here: XL’s first PC game has arrived!

July 3, 2014 at 1:55 pm

Today Kiotfox games makes Execution Labs history by releasing the first XL game for PC! This deeeluxe, super premium version of Shattered Planet is now available on PC via Steam for the low, low price of $14.99. But it’s 10% off during launch week, so get it while it’s hot! If you thought Shattered Planet was great on mobile, just wait until you experience it with a mouse and keyboard! So get out there and start dyin’…for science!
SPSteam

 

BAMF Premium is Everywhere!

June 26, 2014 at 3:58 pm

Double Stallion Games is at it again! They’ve re-released their hit game Big Action Mega Fight as a premium title with all kinds of new content and features. AND it’s now live for the first time on Google Play. And iOS. And Ouya. And Amazon (with Fire TV coming soon, natch). Play it with a game controller if you want. Or swipe your way to beat-em-up bliss. As always: beware exploding chickens.

 

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Shattered Planet Greenlit for Steam in Just One Week!

April 29, 2014 at 9:11 pm

The headline says it all, folks. After just one little ole’ week on Steam Greenlight, Kitfox Games’ Shattered Planet has already been Greenlit! The voting was fast and and the voting  was furious. Gamers who are already playing the mobile version on iOS or Android, and folks who have never played the game before, upvoted the heck out of this amazing game. Congrats to Kitfox, and we look forward to playing Shattered Planet on PC soon!

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Get Your Planet Shattered on Google Play!

April 10, 2014 at 5:05 pm

Are you an Android user with a hankerin’ for a critically acclaimed survival RPG from a studio named after a really cute mammal? Well today is your lucky day, because just two weeks after its debut on iOS Shattered Planet from Kitfox Games is now available worldwide on Google Play! Go git it– it’s free!

Shattered Planet Now on Google Play!

Shattered Planet Now on Google Play!

 

 

Kindly Get Your Moustache Off My Kindle, Sir!

April 2, 2014 at 3:18 pm

Who has a giant moustache, a short temper, and is now unleashing Fistnados of pain on Kindle owners everywhere? Brick Strongarm from Double Stallions Games’ Big Action Mega Fight!, that’s who. For a mere $2.99 you can have minutes, if not seconds, of pure beat-em-up arcade action at your disposal! Check it out!

BAMF Now Available for Kindle!

BAMF Now Available for Kindle!

Kitfox Launches Shattered Planet on iOS!

March 27, 2014 at 4:08 pm

We’re excited to announce that Kitfox Games has launched Shattered Planet today! This is the third Execution Labs game to launch globally on iOS, and the Android launch is just around the corner. Early press reviews are in, and they’re great! Gamezebo had a great take this morning:

“Shattered Planet has landed in the sweet spot between learnability and surprise that keeps each trip new, fresh, and entertaining.  It’s packed with loot to discover, use, and inevitably lose as you fall victim to the many random and wild ways to die.  Although each run plays similarly, you’ll never know exactly what you’re in for when you step on that teleporter—except a fun, ridiculous space exploration that can’t possibly be your last.”

So, what are you waiting for? Download this great game…it’s free!

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