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Gameloft Recruiting 2D Artist, UI Designer & Technical Director

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2D Artist

Description

We are looking for a 2D Artist with specialization in Flash and a midlevel qualification to join our team. This artist will be our Flash specialist creating, integrating and delivering flash assets into the art pipelines.

Responsibilities:

Under the direction or our Art Director, the Flash specialist 2D Artist will:
Be responsible for setting up and creating character vector art in flash from concept art.
Coordinate with art director and designers to develop the vector art for the game characters.
Help establish the system to allow for a highly customizable character set that is required for the project.
Create game ready animations.
Understanding of action scripts and ability to collaborate with engineers to integrate assets into game.
Be a positive team influence and an inspiration to others.

Qualifications:

This is a midlevel role, or could be a senior for the right applicant.
Minimum of 2 years of full-time, professional, in-house game development experience in mobile games
Strong expertise with Flash animation and ActionScript
Ability to problem solve and understand their role and how it fits into the pipeline
Great Communication skills
Ability to problem solve creatively and communicate well with all disciplines
Positive attitude and love for games
All chosen candidates will be asked to take an assessment test.
Please include your portfolio URL on your resume. Applications without a portfolio will encounter a review delay and may be rejected.

Gameloft is where you want to be.

This position is based in the creative and inspiring city of New Orleans, an international metropolis built on entertainment and opportunity! New Orleans offers a rich culture of superb music, art, architecture, and food that is a part of its very fabric, and is one of the most culturally and historically rich cities in America. We are the festival capital of the world and have an endless list of both nightlife and family activites. In New Orleans, you will simply never run out of things to do!
In a recent survey of American cities reviewing economic health, quality of life, and demographic factors, New Orleans ranked #2 in the entire US while Travel + Leisure named it #1 of America’s Best Cities. New Orleans features an exceptionally strong economic trajectory powered by a digital media, technology and entertainment renaissance.

This position offers:

* Fun, passionate and creative studio with a casual, friendly atmosphere – we love to play, board games, video games, ping pong, air hockey, frisbee and foosball!
* International environment which offers daily contact with other countries & cultures
* Challenging and rewarding work on the next great frontiers in games
* Excellent benefits and studio culture
* An unparalleled opportunity to evolve and grow your career with a vibrant young studio among the stability of a large, self-published company.

A leading global publisher of digital and social games, Gameloft® has established itself as one of the top innovators in its field since 2000. Gameloft creates games for all digital platforms, including mobile phones, smartphones and tablets (including Apple® iOS and Android® devices), set top box, connected TVs and consoles. Gameloft partners with leading international brands such as UNO®, Spider-Man®, James Cameron’s Avatar™, Ferrari® and Sonic Unleashed®. Gameloft also operates its own established franchises, such as Real Football, Asphalt™, Modern Combat 2: Black Pegasus and N.O.V.A Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance®. Gameloft is present in all continents, distributes its games in 100 countries and employs over 6,000 developers. Gameloft is listed on the Paris Stock Exchange (ISIN: FR0000079600, Bloomberg: GFT FP, Reuters: GLFT.PA).

Previous hit Gameloft games include: Despicable Me: Minion Rush, Asphalt 8: Airborne, My Little Pony Friendship is Magic, Ironman 3, Kingdoms & Lords, GT Racing 2, Shark Dash, Oregon Trail: American Settler, A Good Day to Die Hard, NOVA: Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance, Littlest Pet Shop, The Dark Knight Rises, PLAYMOBIL Pirates, Real Soccer 2012 HD

Apply here:- glbarcelona-jobs@gameloft.com
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UI Designer

Description

Take your career aloft at our growing New Orleans studio. We are adding a cutting-edge UI Designer to work side by side with game designers creating beautiful and user-friendly menus and interfaces. Work under our veteran Senior UI Artist and Art Director making hot new games, fulfilling a wide range of genres to ensure menu and HUD quality. If you’re ready to take it to the next level in your career, don’t miss this opportunity to be part of the next big thing in mobile games!

Responsibilities:

The UI Designer will be in charge of menu and interface flow development for the studio projects and work closely with the Art Director and Game Designers to create a high quality user experience. Duties:

Prototype workable UI wireframe flows
Iterate menu flows until a final design is approved
Implement menus and interface following art direction from superiors
Qualifications:
Our ideal candidate is a designer able to translate elaborate game functions into user friendly and accessible menu. Strong visual communication skills are a must.

2 years experience in UI design and/or webdesign.
Previous experience in Videogames UI design strongly preferred.
Expert knowledge of Flash, Actionscript, HTML and Photoshop.
Knowledge of freemium models and visual trends in mobile games user experience.
Must be skilled in visual communication and menu design in a monetization context.
Flexible to work on different projects with different deadlines;
Sophisticated design and typographic sensibilities.
Solid and consistent body of relevant illustration and graphic design work.
Strong interpersonal skills to communicate effectively and contribute to team atmosphere.
Flexibility to work on different projects with different deadlines.
Excellent time management and task planning abilities.
Good knowledge of 3D drawing.
Task driven, self-motivated and proactive personality.
Passion for games a must!
Chosen qualified candidates will be asked to complete an assessment.

Please include your portfolio URL on your resume. Applications without a portfolio will encounter a review delay and may be rejected.

Gameloft is where you want to be.

This position is based in the creative and inspiring city of New Orleans, an international metropolis built on entertainment and opportunity! New Orleans offers a rich culture of superb music, architecture, art, and food that is a part of its very fabric, and is one of the most culturally and historically rich cities in America. We are the festival capital of the world and have an endless list of both nightlife and family activites. In New Orleans, you will simply never run out of things to do!
In a recent survey of American cities reviewing economic health, quality of life, and demographic factors, New Orleans ranked #2 in the entire US while Travel + Leisure named it #1 of America’s Best Cities. New Orleans features an exceptionally strong economic trajectory powered by a digital media, technology and entertainment renaissance.

This position offers:

* Fun, passionate and creative studio with a casual, friendly atmosphere – we love to play, board games, video games, ping pong, air hockey and foosball!
* International environment which offers daily contact with other countries & cultures
* Challenging and rewarding work on the next great frontiers in games
* Excellent benefits and studio culture
* An unparalleled opportunity to evolve and grow your career with a vibrant young studio among the stability of a large, self-published company.

A leading global publisher of digital and social games, Gameloft® has established itself as one of the top innovators in its field since 2000. Gameloft creates games for all digital platforms, including mobile phones, smartphones and tablets (including Apple® iOS and Android® devices), set top box, connected TVs and consoles. Gameloft partners with leading international brands such as UNO®, Spider-Man®, James Cameron’s Avatar™, Ferrari® and Sonic Unleashed®. Gameloft also operates its own established franchises, such as Real Football, Asphalt™, Modern Combat 2: Black Pegasus and N.O.V.A Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance®. Gameloft is present in all continents, distributes its games in 100 countries and employs over 6,000 developers. Gameloft is listed on the Paris Stock Exchange (ISIN: FR0000079600, Bloomberg: GFT FP, Reuters: GLFT.PA).
Previous hit Gameloft games include: Despicable Me: Minion Rush, Asphalt 8: Airborne, My Little Pony Friendship is Magic, Ironman 3, Kingdoms & Lords, GT Racing 2, Shark Dash, Oregon Trail: American Settler, A Good Day to Die Hard, NOVA: Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance, Littlest Pet Shop, The Dark Knight Rises, PLAYMOBIL Pirates, Real Soccer 2012 HD

Apply here:- glbarcelona-jobs@gameloft.com
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Technical Director

Description

Our growing New Orleans studio is looking for a motivated and skilled Technical Director to lead a team of wonderfully talented and hard-working programmers. Our Technical Director will manage, train and lead our team of top video game industry talent to create new next generation mobile video games as well as maintain live services projects.

Responsibilities:

The Technical Director is responsible for the entire studio programming department in close relationship with the studio manager, producers and worldwide technical director, ensuring projects are delivered on time while targeting the best experience and quality. As part of a growing team, your mission will be to drive and participate in the development of all our 3D and 2D projects on multiple platforms.
The Technical Director will be responsible for all technical architecture and processes choices, supervise and participate in all aspects of projects from staffing to technology/tools, recommend solutions and approve plans, work with other studio technical directors to improve the company programming standards and engines; manage the programming team including employee performance evaluation and code reviews; actively participate in recruitment; provide expertise in design, programming, debugging, optimization, offer exceptional analysis and problem-solving skills; program different game modules, program the necessary tools for other teams, and work closely with other departments to set restrictions in the game and implement each element. This position will also closely collaborate with our Producer on planning and deadlines, working carefully to reduce or eliminate potential crunch time.

Qualifications:

The right candidate for this role must have a senior-level technical and game development background.

Essential skill requirements for this position include:

Degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science
5 years recent xp in C++ and OpenGL, including in mobile games
Advanced xp in core engine development, networking, and tool development
Experience managing teams of 10+
Knowledge of the technical pipeline and all the process needed to make a game
Excellent communication – active listening skills, accessible verbal and written presentation
Able to optimize code size and speed to take full advantage of the capabilities of each platform
Methodical and structured programming technique
Keen interest in mobile video games
Ability to inspire and lead, not just manage, team members.
All qualified candidates must pass a technical test on 3D as part of the interview process for this role.

Gameloft is where you want to be.

This position is based in the creative and inspiring city of New Orleans, an international metropolis built on entertainment and opportunity! New Orleans offers a rich culture of superb music, art, architecture, and food that is a part of its very fabric, and is one of the most culturally and historically rich cities in America. We are the festival capital of the world and have an endless list of both nightlife and family activites. In New Orleans, you will simply never run out of things to do!
In a recent survey of American cities reviewing economic health, quality of life, and demographic factors, New Orleans ranked #2 in the entire US while Travel + Leisure named it #1 of America’s Best Cities. New Orleans features an exceptionally strong economic trajectory powered by a digital media, technology and entertainment renaissance.

This position offers:

* Fun, passionate and creative studio with a casual, friendly atmosphere – we love to play, board games, video games, ping pong, air hockey and foosball!
* International environment which offers daily contact with other countries & cultures
* Challenging and rewarding work on the next great frontiers in games
* Excellent benefits and studio culture
* An unparalleled opportunity to evolve and grow your career with a vibrant young studio among the stability of a large, self-published company.

A leading global publisher of digital and social games, Gameloft® has established itself as one of the top innovators in its field since 2000. Gameloft creates games for all digital platforms, including mobile phones, smartphones and tablets (including Apple® iOS and Android® devices), set top box, connected TVs and consoles. Gameloft partners with leading international brands such as UNO®, Spider-Man®, James Cameron’s Avatar™, Ferrari® and Sonic Unleashed®. Gameloft also operates its own established franchises, such as Real Football, Asphalt™, Modern Combat 2: Black Pegasus and N.O.V.A Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance®. Gameloft is present in all continents, distributes its games in 100 countries and employs over 6,000 developers. Gameloft is listed on the Paris Stock Exchange (ISIN: FR0000079600, Bloomberg: GFT FP, Reuters: GLFT.PA).

Previous hit Gameloft games include: Despicable Me: Minion Rush, Asphalt 8: Airborne, My Little Pony Friendship is Magic, Ironman 3, Kingdoms & Lords, GT Racing 2, Shark Dash, Oregon Trail: American Settler, A Good Day to Die Hard, NOVA: Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance, Littlest Pet Shop, The Dark Knight Rises, PLAYMOBIL Pirates, Real Soccer 2012 HD

Apply here:- glbarcelona-jobs@gameloft.com
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