Added by on 2015-11-19

Gameloft Recruiting Lead 3D Animator & Senior 3D Animator

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Lead 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, and Gangstar series, Gameloft Montreal is currently seeking a Lead 3D Animator to work on its next AAA mobile franchise.
Gameloft creates games for smartphones, mobile phones and tablets, as well as new digital platforms such as Apple TV and Apple Watch. Founded in 1999 and a top innovator in its field, Gameloft distributes its games in over 100 countries.

Two million new Gameloft games are downloaded each day! www.gameloft.com

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Art team manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for:

Managing a team of animators, and keeping animators on track and motivated
Ensuring the quality of animations produced in assigned projects
Giving feedback and managing technical challenges on projects in collaboration with the Art Director, the Creative Director and department leads
Creating advanced character and vehicle keyframe animations
Proceeding with advanced body mo-cap cleanup
Implementing and polishing advanced facial captures
Supervising body mo-cap cleanup and retargeting.

Requirements

Experience with 3ds Max (Character Studio/CAT/custom rigs)
Experience with MotionBuilder
Good communication skills and able to work interactively with Production and other departments to solve production challenges
Able to give rigging and pipeline feedback and manage any technical changes
Strong understanding of the principles of animation, with a keen eye for character posing and staging.
Good knowledge of cinematography
Excellent knowledge and understanding of basic artistic human anatomy
Excellent knowledge and understanding of basic human kinetics
Excellent knowledge and understanding of basic real-world physics and their applications in animation
Perfect understanding of topologies associated with production limitations
At least 5 years of proven production experience within a team
Experience on AAA productions

*Important*

In order for your application to be considered, you must submit a portfolio or other samples of your work (demos, images, animation, websites, etc.). Please make sure to provide us with the address of your website or portfolio.
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 Join the World of Gameloft?

· Because you want to take part in the rise of a dynamic, stimulating, and captivating sector!
· Because you want to be part of an exceptional experience, within a company that is constantly growing!
· Because you want to work within a team made up of people motivated by, and passionate about, their field!
· Because you want to work with talented people who are industry pioneers!
· Because you love the idea of expanding your horizons within a cosmopolitan corporate culture and sharing your know-how with colleagues at the other end of the Earth!
· Because you want to work with renowned partners and clients such as Apple, Google, Nintendo, Disney, Marvel, and many others!
· Because you want to push technology to its limits – to succeed at creating console-quality games for mobile phones!
· Because you’re in search of great working conditions and benefits, all within a modern, friendly space!
· Or just because you’re looking for a great place to work!

If one or more of these reasons speak to you, don’t hesitate to apply now!

Please send your resume and portfolio to the following email address: toronto-job@gameloft.com
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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 everywhere? You’ve found the right place!
Following the development of many successful titles on iPhone, such as the Modern Combat, Dungeon Hunter, and Gangstar series, Gameloft Montreal is currently seeking a Senior 3D Animator to work on its next AAA mobile franchise.
Gameloft creates games for smartphones, mobile phones and tablets, as well as new digital platforms such as Apple TV and Apple Watch. Founded in 1999 and a top innovator in its field, Gameloft distributes its games in over 100 countries.

Two million new Gameloft games are downloaded each day! www.gameloft.com

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

As a member of the art team, you will be in charge of character animations within ambitious 3D games on iPhone and iPad, from the earliest concept stages through to the end of the project.
Creating high-quality, realistic animations and playing a direct role in their implementation into the game
Actively participating in the game-creation process by interacting with the game designer and art director
Making effective contributions to art development, all while bearing in mind the constraints of the target platform
Respecting deadlines/steps as outlined by the project leads
Providing assistance and training to junior animators

Requirements

Experience with 3ds Max (Character Studio/CAT/custom rigs)
Experience with MotionBuilder
Strong communicator who’s able to interact with production, as well as other departments, to resolve production-related problems
Able to perform follow-ups on riggings and projects, and to manage technical changes
Excellent comprehension of animation principles, as well as having mastery of character poses and their positioning within the environment
Good knowledge of cinematography
Excellent knowledge of artistic principles related to human anatomy
Excellent knowledge of human movement
Excellent knowledge of human proportions and of how to adapt them to animation
Complete understanding of topology related to production limits
At least 5 years of proven experience within a team
Experience on AAA productions

Skills and Profile

Passionate about video games
Up on current media (internet, games, comics, film, animation, etc.)
Open and curious
Self-critical
Organised and efficient
Able to work autonomously
Able to work under pressure

*Important*

In order for your application to be considered, you must submit a portfolio or other samples of your work (demos, images, animation, websites, etc.). Please make sure to provide us with the address of your website or portfolio.
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 Join the World of Gameloft?

· Because you want to take part in the rise of a dynamic, stimulating, and captivating sector!
· Because you want to be part of an exceptional experience, within a company that is constantly growing!
· Because you want to work within a team made up of people motivated by, and passionate about, their field!
· Because you want to work with talented people who are industry pioneers!
· Because you love the idea of expanding your horizons within a cosmopolitan corporate culture and sharing your know-how with colleagues at the other end of the Earth!
· Because you want to work with renowned partners and clients such as Apple, Google, Nintendo, Disney, Marvel, and many others!
· Because you want to push technology to its limits – to succeed at creating console-quality games for mobile phones!
· Because you’re in search of great working conditions and benefits, all within a modern, friendly space!
· Or just because you’re looking for a great place to work!

If one or more of these reasons speak to you, don’t hesitate to apply now!

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