Added by on 2016-03-12

Gameloft Recruiting Lighting Artist 3D, Hard Surface Artist, Senior 3D Animator, VFX Artist, 3D Animator, Game Economy Designer & High-Resolution 3D Artist

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Lighting Artist 3D

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 Lighting Artist 3D to work on its next AAA mobile franchise.
Gameloft creates games for smartphones, mobile phones and tablets, as well as new digital platforms like 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 Director and working closely with Environment Modellers and Technical Artists (Shaders), the successful candidate will be in charge of creating the lighting for a AAA-quality 3D, photorealistic FPS (first-person shooter) on a next-generation mobile platform.

· Creating the lighting scheme, colour palette, and post-processing effects
· Making sure there is consistency in lighting, colour balance, and mood between the various elements of a shot or scene in the game
· Using technical skill to emphasize design and establish/clarify location, weather, time of day, etc.
· Optimising the visual look and run-time performance of the environments

Requirements

· Proven industry experience in film or games
· Experience with 3D CG packages and traditional frameworks (e.g. 3ds Max, Mental Ray, V-Ray, Unity, UDK), demonstrating understanding of rendering, lighting, shading networks, polygonal modelling, and texture UVs
· Experience with generation of lightmaps, prelighting or baked lighting
· Experience with film or photography is a plus

Skills and Profile

· Solid artistic skills, including colour theory, composition, form, and understanding of direct/indirect light, luminance/exposure
· Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work with minimal supervision
· Strong ability to work from reference materials
· Strong ability to light moderate to complex interior and exterior scenes

*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 like 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!

Apply here:- recruitment.valencia@gameloft.com
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Hard Surface Artist

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 Hard Surface Artist to work on its next AAA mobile franchise.
Gameloft creates games for smartphones, mobile phones and tablets, as well as new digital platforms like Apple TV and Apple Watch. Founded in 1999 and a top innovator in its field, Gameloft distributes its games in over 100 countries.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Art Director, the successful candidate will be in charge of:

Creating high-quality weapon and vehicle assets
Working in collaboration with the Art Director and Hard Surface team to maintain the look and construction quality of in-game assets
Ensuring the best possible rigging of assets
Supporting character and environment teams as needed

Requirements

3-5 years’ experience
Experience working with asset integration pipelines across different platforms
Expertise in 3ds Max/Maya, ZBrush, Photoshop, Quixel SUITE, Substance Painter, and Substance Designer.
Traditional 2D art skills

Skills and Profile

Passionate and knowledgeable about weapon and/or vehicle design and functionality
Strong understanding of real-time rendering, lighting, and shading techniques
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
Strong problem-solving and trouble-shooting skills
Strong portfolio that showcases hard-surface modelling skills with a focus on weapon and/or vehicular assets

*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 like 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!

Apply here:- recruitment.valencia@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 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.

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 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!

Apply here:recruitment.valencia@gameloft.com
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VFX Artist

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 VFX Artist to collaborate on its next generation of iPhone, iPad and Android games.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Manager of the Artist team, the successful candidate will be in charge of:

· Creating, and implementing real-time particle effects and animated shaders;
· Modeling, texturing, animating, lighting and optimizing VFX assets under direction of the Lead Artist;
· Maintaining a consistent art style under the direction of the Lead Artist and the Art Director;
· Being willing to learn (and teach) new tools and techniques;
· Collaborating with designers, programmers and other members of the art team and working closely with the tools and engine depts.;

Being meticulous and organized in approaching tasks, adhering to pipeline workflow.

Skills and Profile

Experience on at least one AAA production as a VFX Artist;
Requirement: knowledge of special-effect creation in a game engine;
Solid technical abilities to aid in creating new visual–effect art pipelines;
Comfortable using scripting tools to trigger effects based on game events;
Able to conceptualize and animate very stylized natural and fantastical effects (environments, creatures, skills);
Ability to accept feedback, and responds to criticism positively;
Experience in Photoshop or After Effects is preferred. Knowledge of Fume FX is a bonus.
Good problem-solving abilities;
Self-motivated with strong work ethic;
Video game enthusiast;
Demonstrate visual-effects abilities;
Open-minded and outward-looking;
Enthusiastic and ready to take on new challenges.

*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!

Apply here:- recruitment.valencia@gameloft.com
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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 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.

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

Apply here:recruitment.valencia@gameloft.com
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Game Economy Designer

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 Game Economy Designer 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 Game Economy Designer, your responsibility is to understand how a game works as a service for its customers and how the customers behave in it. You will be identifying and developing the purchase drivers in the game economy context and providing constant data-driven recommendation on design, tuning and pricing in order to improve financial performance of games.
To do this, pre-release, you’re able to design the virtual products a game will offer, define metrics which allow you to individually measure their impact in a given title and work closely with the development team to see those designs refined and metrics implemented.
Once the game is launched, you’re able to analyze the collected data and report which are the performing/underperforming aspects of the game economic model, why, and provide solutions to Gameloft management.
This is a position requiring a mix of strong economic and marketing knowledge with a passion for analytical game design and the emerging free-to-play business model.

Day-to-day tasks include:

· Defining the virtual products and their statistics with the development team and understanding how each of them contributes to the game dynamics
· Identifying the potential sale drivers for the different product categories in the game economy, and defining the key points of exposure for those drivers
· Balancing the needs for those virtual products, their relationships, life cycles and their streams of availability
· Managing pricing to create specific price point roles and implementing selling strategies for higher price points
· Regularly providing user feedback and statistics/price point tuning to development team based on play-testing, both during game development and post-release
· Analyzing the evolution of the metrics you defined to spot both monetization bottlenecks and facilitators, then reporting suggestions for game design or strategy accordingly

Requirements:

· Previous experience as Game Designer, Social Designer or Gambling Designer
· Fluent written and spoken English, concise writing skills
· Strong understanding of MS Excel
· Advanced understanding of SQL
· Deep, up-to-date knowledge of the free-to-play market, both web-based and on smartphones
· Passion for games on all existing formats: board games, card games, sports, paper RPGs, gambling, all genres of video games with special focus on MMOs and competitive games

Skills:

· Strong sensitivity to gameplay and game design and solid understanding of how to build needs and emotions in the context of a game
· Strong analytical and formal thinking, able to break problems down to their key variables and to identify the relationships between them
· Strong econometrics skills, able to model problems into quantitative systems and draw qualitative conclusions out of quantitative data
· Knowledge of statistics, able to formulate ratios and indexes specific to each game to identify specific weaknesses and strengths in economy design
· Strong marketing knowledge, able to formulate adequate selling strategies to improve financial performance
· Understanding of client/server architecture and data collecting pipeline and mining

Assets:

· Previous experience in econometrics / data mining
· Graduate degree or BA in Economics, preferably specialized in Marketing or Strategic direction
· Mastering of UI prototyping tools such as Flash
· Experience in community managing, marketing or product management

*Important*

Only retained 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!

Apply here:- recruitment.valencia@gameloft.com
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High-Resolution 3D Artist (Character Modeler)

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!
Gameloft, the largest mobile-gaming development studio in Montreal, is currently seeking a talented High-Res 3D Artist (Character Modeler) to join our Cinematics team.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

As a member of the cinematics team, the successful candidate will participate in the production of trailers of the latest creations from Gameloft. The candidate will be responsible for character modeling for CGI game trailers.

· Modeling characters as well as creating textures
· You will become an integral part of the video production team and work closely with the designer and art director
· Demonstrate creativity, as well as adaptability to different visual styles (pixel, cartoon, realistic, illustration, etc.)
· Responsible for conceptualization and design: architecture, lighting and graphics

Help produce 3D elements and / or any other related tasks.

Skills

· You have perfectly mastered 3ds Max and Photoshop
· You are capable of modeling and creating textures for high-resolution characters
· You have a solid background in V-Ray
· You are comfortable using ZBrush

Profile

· Video game enthusiast
· Knowledgeable about contemporary media (web, games, comics, film, animation, etc.)
· Open-minded and outward-looking
· Self-critical, organized and efficient
· Able to work unsupervised and under pressure

*Important*

In order to consider your application, we require your portfolio or samples of your work (demos, animations, images, websites, etc.). Please provide the address of your website or portfolio if you have one.
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!

Apply here:recruitment.valencia@gameloft.com
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