Added by on 2016-04-21

Gameloft Recruiting Lead 3D Animator, 3D Graphics Programmer, Technical Animator/Rigger, Surfacer, Senior Technical Game Designer & Game Director

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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!

Apply here:- recruitment.madrid@gameloft.com
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3D Graphics Programmer

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 3D Graphic Programmer to work on its next AAA mobile franchise.
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

· Implementing and optimizing special effects in a 3D graphics engine
· Programming in all relevant languages (C/C++/GLSL/HLSL/Cg)
· Providing assistance for 3D functions and systems designed for the production;
· Programming the tools necessary for other teams
· Implementing cutting-edge 3D graphics technology to games on the latest generation of consoles
· Working closely with game developers and graphics teams to determine the various game limitations and implementing all game elements

Requirements:

· Required: C/C++
· Required: In-depth knowledge of 3D programming (OpenGL or DirectX)
· Asset: OpenGL, DirectX, GLSL, HLSL, Cg
· Asset: Fluent in French and English
· Asset: University degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
· Asset: Xbox and/or PS3, iPhone, PSP

General requirements:

· Important: Good organizational skills and able to work independently or as part of a team
· Important: At least 5 years’ programming experience in the video game industry
· Important: At least 2 years’ experience in 3D rendering algorithms
· Important: Experience in the video game industry
· Important: Good understanding of game consoles and their limitations
· Important: Understanding of freeware and commercial games
· Important: Basic knowledge of 3D Studio Max

Profile

· Able to work independently and under pressure to meet strict deadlines
· Able to optimize code size and speed to maximize the capabilities of each platform
· Able to program in a methodical and structured manner
· Strong personal interest in video games and a solid understanding of the associated culture
· Good communication skills

*Important*

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.madrid@gameloft.com
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Technical Animator/Rigger (Cinematics)

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!
Gameloft, the largest mobile game development studio in Montreal, is currently seeking a talented and versatile technical animator (rigger) to join its video team.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

As a member of the video team, the selected candidate will take part in the production of trailers for Gameloft’s latest creations. The candidate will be responsible for designing or creating skeletons for characters, environments, and accessories.

· Generating the animation system and its required skeletons.
· Working closely with the animation director and the CG supervisor, as a full member of the video production team.
· Demonstrating creativity and adaptability to various visual styles (pixel, comic book, photorealistic, illustration, etc.).
· Helping to produce 3D elements and/or any related tasks.

Skills

· You have complete mastery of 3ds Max.
· You are able to create skeletons of high-resolution characters and environments.
· You have strong experience with Max Script.

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 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, if you have one.

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.madrid@gameloft.com
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Surfacer

Description

Vous souhaitez rejoindre une équipe de gens dynamiques, talentueux et passionnés de jeux vidéo dans un studio où la diversité, l’ouverture d’esprit et la créativité sont omniprésentes ? Vous êtes au bon endroit !
Gameloft, le plus gros studio de développement de jeux mobile à Montréal, est présentement à la recherche d’un surfacer talentueux et polyvalent pour se joindre à l’équipe des cinématiques.

Principales tâches et responsabilités

Membre de l’équipe des cinématiques, le candidat sélectionné participera à la production des bandes-annonces des dernières créations de Gameloft. Le candidat sera responsable d’élaborer des shaders et des textures pour les modèles en haute résolution.
Remplir les tâches de surfaçage.
Optimiser, améliorer et développer des textures et des shaders pour des productions haute résolution à l’aide du plug-in de rendu V-Ray.
Aider l’équipe des rendus à préparer les scènes.
Aider à produire des éléments en 3D et/ou toute autre tâche connexe.

Compétences

· Vous maîtrisez parfaitement 3ds Max.
· Vous maîtrisez parfaitement V-Ray3.
· Vous êtes capable de surfacer des personnages et des environnements en haute résolution.
· Vous avez une solide expérience avec Mari et Photoshop.

Profil

· Passionné de jeux vidéo.
· Culture des médias contemporains (web, jeux, BD, cinéma, dessins animés…).
· Ouvert et curieux.
· Autocritique, organisé et efficace.
· Capacité à travailler sous pression de façon autonome.

*Important*

Afin de pouvoir considérer votre candidature, nous aurions besoin de votre portfolio ou d’exemples de votre travail (démos, animations, images, sites web etc.) Veuillez inscrire l’adresse de votre site web et portfolio si vous en possédez un.

Pourquoi travailler chez Gameloft ?

Rejoignez un des secteurs industriels les plus dynamiques aujourd’hui et travaillez avec des partenaires et clients de renom tels qu’Apple, Microsoft, Nokia, Google, Nintendo, Samsung, Marvel et beaucoup d’autres.
Vivez une expérience exceptionnelle, dynamique, stimulante et motivante dans un environnement de travail de grande qualité au sein d’une compagnie en développement constant.
Saisissez les opportunités d’apprendre dans des équipes composées de gens passionnés et passionnants.
Travaillez dans un climat d’ouverture avec des équipes dynamiques du monde entier et communiquez au quotidien avec des collègues d’autres pays, ayant d’autres cultures.
Profitez d’excellentes conditions de travail et de nombreux avantages (espace de travail agréable, assurances collectives, rabais exclusifs, etc.)
Heures de travail flexibles, jours mobiles payés et 3 semaines de vacances pour un meilleur équilibre entre la vie professionnelle et la vie personnelle.

Apply here:- recruitment.madrid@gameloft.com
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Senior Technical Game Designer

Description

A leading digital and social game publisher, Gameloft® has established itself as one of the top innovators in its field since 2000. Gameloft creates games for all digital platforms and is present on all continents, distributes its games in over 100 countries and employs 6,700 people.
From the beginning of your journey with us, you will work closely with the Game Designer and Lead Programmer to help them implement all of the game’s interactive elements. You will take part in planning the content-integration process, as well as the development of tools and scripts to that same end. You will also be responsible of ensuring that game and level designers have all the elements in place to allow them to work in an optimal fashion.

You will be in charge of:

Integrating all interactive elements (images, animations, sounds, gameplay, etc.)
Scripting cinematics and events
Defining the locations of interactive objects and enemies
Creating a list of useful tools for level design
Creating a strict nomenclature to simplify group work
Double-checking all content added to games to ensure quality and conformity
Adjusting animations or graphics upon request
Testing in-game functions
Preparing prototypes and storyboards for certain parts of a game
Entering data related to game content
Preparing presentation and design documents

Profile:

More than 2 years’ experience in gaming in a similar position
Excellent knowledge of multiple script languages such as C# or Lua
Good knowledge of game editors (e.g. Unity, Crytek, Unreal, etc.)
Strong knowledge of 3D Studio Max or Maya
Excellent organizational skills and methodology
Good communication skills and able to work in a team
CEGEP degree or higher
Fluent in French and English an asset
And above all, motivation and a passion for videogames!

Why Join the World of Gameloft?

Because you want to be part of an exceptional experience within a company that is constantly growing!
Because you want to work with talented people who are industry pioneers!
Because you want to join a global company and meet great people around the world from all walks of life.
Or, just because you’re looking for a great place to work!

What We Offer

Benefits befitting a company of our size
Vacation and personal days off
Public transportation allowances (partial reimbursement of OPUS card)
A storage room for 80 bikes
Daily snacks

A game room
A rooftop terrace
We want to get to know you! Submit your application now.

Apply here:recruitment.madrid@gameloft.com
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Game Director

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 Game Director 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

We’re looking for an experienced game director to create the vision for a project, communicate it clearly with everyone involved, manage the project’s game design team, and work in collaboration with the producer to lead a production team. The main responsibilities will be to create the universe, game systems, social mechanics and monetization of our next free-to-play AAA game.

· Create and maintain the vision of the game throughout the project
· Share this vision clearly with the entire production team and inspire them
· Present high-level documents to management
· Manage a team of game and level designers and review their work on a daily basis
· Conceptualize and develop the game and design documents in detail
· Develop social mechanics and game modes to improve player involvement and retention
· Develop game systems under a free-to-play model
· Analyze metrics and suggest game adjustments accordingly
· Maintain a high level of communication and monitoring with various departments

Skills

· Minimum of 5 years of professional experience as a game designer
· Excellent knowledge of the iOS/Android game market
· Experience with free-to-play games an asset
· At least two titles published on consoles or several games on iPhone or portable consoles
· Degree in one of the following fields: Computer Science, Multimedia, Graphics, Video Games or equivalent
· Bilingual in English/French (an asset)
· Experience with prototyping tools an asset (Flash, Unity, Virtools, GameMaker, etc.)
· Good experience with multimedia software (Office, Adobe, Macromedia)

Profile

· Proven leadership skills
· Excellent communication skills, spoken and written
· Passionate about video games and their history
· Good understanding of all the phases and jobs in the video game industry
· Able to work under pressure and open to working overtime on occasion
· Open-minded and likes to work in teams
· Imaginative!

*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 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.madrid@gameloft.com
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