Added by on 2015-11-30

Gameloft Recruiting 2D Artist & Senior 3D Animator

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2D Artist

Description

Interested in working for an exciting company that is redefining the way people play video games? Interested in working for a world class company in a fun and rewarding environment in Toronto? Then Gameloft is the company for you!
Gameloft creates games for all digital platforms, including mobile phones, smartphones and tablets (including Apple® iOS and Android® devices), set-top boxes and connected TVs. Previous hit games include Ice Age Adventure, Despicable Me: Minion Rush, Asphalt 8, Spider-man Unlimited and Modern Combat 5, just to name a few of the more than 300 games that Gameloft has created since its inception.
Founded in 1999 and a top innovator in its field, Gameloft distributes its games in over 100 countries.

www.gameloft.com

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

Produce and participate in graphic creation for our games;
Create textures, illustrations and concept based on project needs;
Demonstrate creativity, adaptability to different game and graphic styles (pixel, cartoon, realistic, illustration, etc.);
Ensure quality meets expectations and direction from the Leads/Art Managers;
Mentor Artists, offer recommendations and give advice to local teams;
This position reports to the Lead 2D Artist and Art Director.

Skills and Profile

Motivated and passionate about video games;
Proficient technical skills and expertise in Photoshop;
Independent and versatile (designing characters and environments);
Skilled in 2D animation;
Thorough and organized, allowing you to work with ambitious goals and to see a project through to its end within given deadlines;
Knowledge of the technical Pipeline and all the processes required to make a game.

*Important*

Please send your resume and portfolio to the following email address: toronto-job@gameloft.com

Only selected candidates will be contacted. Your CV will be saved in our files for a period of 6 months. Thank you for your interest in Gameloft.

Why work for Gameloft?

Join one of the most exciting industrial sectors today, whose partners and clients include Apple, Microsoft, Nokia, Google, Nintendo, Samsung, and telecommunication carriers
Experience an exceptional, dynamic, demanding and motivating working environment within a fast-growing company
Work in an international environment where you can communicate with other countries and cultures on a daily basis
Enjoy excellent local working conditions (good office space quality, located in Toronto)
We offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefit packages
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Senior 3D Animator

Description

Are you looking for a team of dynamic and talented people who are passionate about video games? Are you looking for a studio where diversity, open-mindedness and creativity are omnipresent? You’ve found the right place!
Following the development of many successful titles on iPhone such as the Modern Combat, Dungeon Hunter, Gangstar and Asphalt franchises, Gameloft Montreal is currently seeking a Senior 3D Animator to collaborate on its next generation of iPhone, iPad and Android games.
Gameloft creates games for all digital platforms, including mobile phones, smartphones and tablets (including Apple® iOS and Android® devices), set-top boxes and connected TVs. Founded in 1999 and a top innovator in its field, Gameloft distributes its games in over 100 countries.

www.gameloft.com

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

As a member of the art team, you will be responsible for character animations of ambitious 3D games for the iPhone & iPad, from the first concept phases to the completion of the project.
Creating believable, high-quality animations and directly participating in implementing them in games.
Active involvement in the game creation process by interacting with the game designer and art director.
Effectively contributing to the art pipeline while understanding target platform constraints.
Meeting project deadlines/milestones as set by project leads.
Providing guidance and training to junior animators.

Requirements

Over 4 years’ experience in 3D Studio Max and Character Studio.
Over 4 years’ games industry experience
Clear understanding of character motion, physics-based motion and of the fundamental principles of animation.
Excellent rigging/skinning skills with low to medium polygon counts.
Able to define and execute creative and stylish animations (vehicles, objects, characters).
Working experience on PC or consoles is a major asset.
A solid background in academic drawing, sketching and/or illustration is a major asset.
Applicants must provide demo reel or website address to be considered for this position. This demo should demonstrate a great understanding of all essential animation concepts and showing the ability to convey emotion through movement.

Skills and Profile

Video game enthusiast
Knowledgeable in contemporary media (web, games, comics, film, animation, etc.)
Open-minded and outward-looking
Auto-Critique;
Organized and efficient;
Ability to work unsupervised;
Able to work under pressure.

*Important*

In order for your application to be considered, you must submit a demo reel or a website address that demonstrate a great understanding of all essential animation concepts and showing the ability to convey emotion through movement.
Only selected candidates will be contacted. Your CV will be saved in our files for a period of 6 months. Thank you for your interest in Gameloft.

Why work for Gameloft?

· Join one of the most exciting sectors today and collaborate on projects with partners and clients that include Apple, Microsoft, Nokia, Google, Nintendo, Samsung, Marvel and others
· Experience an exceptional, dynamic, challenging and motivating working environment within a fast-growing company
· Opportunity to learn in a professional environment with passionate people
· Work in an open working climate with dynamic teams from around the world where you can communicate with colleagues from other countries and cultures on a daily basis
· Enjoy excellent local working conditions and benefits (high-quality office space, group insurance, discount with different companies, etc.)
· Flexible hours, paid personal days, and 3 weeks of vacation for a better work/life balance

Please send your resume and portfolio to the following email address: toronto-job@gameloft.com
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