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Gameloft Recruiting Game Designer Intern, Cover Artist, Technical Director, Senior Game Designer, UX Designer, UI Designer & UI Developer

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Game Designer Intern

Description

We are looking for emerging mobile game designers for Winter 2014 & Summer 2015 internships! Our leading internship programs feature hands-on experience with the development team. After training, intern game designers are tasked with small, bite-sized design tasks and receive personalized mentoring from industry veterans. Our intern game designers hone their skills in, 2D & 3D authoring tool knowledge, 2D & 3D level design knowledge, game design document creation, game research and analysis. Most earn credit on a professional game title before they leave, thanks to our short development cycles.
Our program is highly selective and competitive, and we regularly hire entry-level game designers out of our internship program. If you want to find out if you have what it takes to be a professional game designer in today’s market, we want to hear from you.

Responsibilities:

Capture video games on video
Write reviews of video games
Help team of designer’s script game levels
Play test of levels
Assist with level and tutorial design
Gameloft US internships are paid.

Qualifications:

Current rising senior or graduate level student in Game Design at an accredited university
Excellent academic record and portfolio
Excellent knowledge of current mobile games market, our company, and our competitors
Passion for creating video games
Excellent communication skills – both listening and presenting
Qualified candidates will be required to take a technical assessment.
Please include a cover letter to introduce your interest in mobile game development at Gameloft, and list all game development experience on your CV whether it is hobby, academic, or professional.
Gameloft is where you want to be.

Live in one of the most entertaining and exciting cities in the world – New York City!!! This opportunity 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
* Opportunities for full-time positions with excellent benefits

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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Cover Artist

Description

Are you fascinated by video games? Always wanted to work in the games industry? Come join the team that creates logos and packaging for our video games! This is a rare opportunity for a graphic designer to be embedded with our New York City game development teams working next to game development artists!

Responsibilities:

We would like this position to have a start date in August.

Your Mission:

Working under the Art Director for packs and logos, you will be involved in staging and polishing the 3D assets provided.
Your artistic sensibility and thoroughness will allow you to consolidate the atmosphere and visual impact of the packaging.
Your graphical knowledge will allow you to vary and combine current graphical trends in different styles.
You can create logos and emphasize them in a graphical context.
You have basic knowledge in 3D (3ds Max) and can use 3D resources that have already been modeled (characters, objects, backgrounds, etc.)
Your work should have high added graphical value and promote the brand image of our future benchmarks.

Qualifications:

You:

Possess an extraordinary ability to create strong, visually appealing presentations with a bold impact.
Have solid expertise in, Photoshop, photomontage, 2D special effects, vectoring tools (Illustrator), drawing and touching up using a graphics tablet.
Are able to produce original graphical compositions (framing, camera angles, etc.).
All chosen candidates will be asked to take an assessment test.
Gameloft is where you want to be.

Live in one of the most entertaining and exciting cities in the world – New York City!!! This opportunity 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

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

Overview:

Our beautiful New York City studio is adding a Technical Director. 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.

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.

Live in one of the most entertaining and exciting cities in the world – New York City!!! This opportunity 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

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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Senior Game Designer

Description

Overview:

Our New York City studio is adding a Senior Game Designer to create top quality games and mentor other designers for exciting upcoming mobile game titles. This position will go to an experienced designer with a strong background in social and mobile gaming and a solid understanding of their markets.

Responsibilities:

Under the responsibility of the Creative Director, our Senior Game Designer will:

Design creative, exciting and fresh gameplay and content for original and live games
Establish and drive a dynamic creative vision
Complete benchmarking & competition research
Communicate with production to ensure appropriate and effective scheduling
Collaborate with design teams to produce innovative ideas for new concepts and existing design issues
Communicate with development teams and produce quality design documentation to ensure your creative vision is fulfilled

Qualifications:

4+ years of professional game design experience with management experience
Extensive experience in mobile and social game design
Profound understanding of design principles and techniques
Experience with design software (MS Word, Excel, Visio, Adobe Photoshop, etc), 3D tools and engines
In-depth knowledge of current trends in game design, including free-to-play and freemium models, as well as player demographics
Proficient in all aspects of mobile game design, including gameplay, level design, game structure, balancing, and reward systems
Ability to prototype ideas via standard tools like Photoshop, Flash, Sketch-up, 3D Studio Max, Unity, UDK, Blitz, etc.
Familiar with C++ and JAVA
High visual creativity and passion for developing video games
Excellent knowledge of mobile devices
Excellent verbal, written and listening communication abilities to convey your vision and motivate fellow team members
Ability to documenting ideas, concepts and technical designs in a clear way for all team members
Knowledge and appreciation of classic console video games, their flagship titles and their audience would be an asset!
Chosen qualified candidates will be asked to complete a design assessment.
Gameloft is where you want to be.

Live in one of the most entertaining and exciting cities in the world – New York City!!! This opportunity 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

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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UX Designer

Description

Overview:

Our beautiful New York City studio is seeking gifted UX Designer to help create the next generation of exciting new games! Qualified candidates will work with imaginative art teams to create a wide range of new game IP spanning all genres and art styles.

Responsibilities:

Working closely with the art and design teams, the User Experience Designer will help ensure upcoming titles’ usability by creating wireframes, high-fidelity mockups and UX flows, progressing designs from concept to completion of development, and designing and creating clickable prototypes.

Qualifications:

3+ years of UX experience for mobile apps or preferably games or sims
Thorough understanding of top quality user experience design for games, interactive entertainment and social applications on mobile platforms
Expert knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash CS3/CS4 and other relevant art tools required
Can iterate on clear and complete user/data flows prior to development (e.g., Visio, Balsamiq, etc.)
Technical knowledge of Actionscript, HTML/Javascript and other relevant tools for rapid prototyping is a plus
Animation and 3D experience is a plus
Must provide a strong portfolio showcasing relevant design work and commercial experience
Must possess strong interpersonal skills in order to communicate effectively and contribute to team atmosphere
Very on top of new trends
Comfortable in an Agile development environment
Task driven, self-motivated, and proactive
Works well under deadline pressure
Must possess an enormous passion for games!
Gameloft is where you want to be.

Live in one of the most entertaining and exciting cities in the world – New York City!!! This opportunity 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

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

Overview:

We are looking for a cutting-edge UI Designer to work side by side with game designers in our New York City studio creating beautiful and user-friendly menus and interfaces. You will join our talented UI Artists and Designers in making hot new games, fulfilling a wide range of genres to ensure menu 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.
1+ 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.
Gameloft is where you want to be.

Live in one of the most entertaining and exciting cities in the world – New York City!!! This opportunity 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

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 Developer

Description

Overview:

Gameloft’s New York studio is adding a UI Developer to its engineering teams. Our UI Developer will be responsible for mobile game user interface, HUD, and menu implementation and prototyping while working daily with the team members responsible for UI and UX design.

Responsibilities:

In-game Flash animations and cinematics
Communicating in an accessible way with non-technical UI artists, UI designers, game designers and game programmers
Proactively improve the usability and architecture of the UI code and systems

Qualifications:

Fluent knowledge of Flash and ActionScript
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Professional experience in C++ and object oriented software methodology
Solid understanding of 2D and 3D game mathematics.
Exceptional problem solving and debugging skills.
Able to write well-structured, readable code.
Knowledge of Photoshop, After Effects, and Illustrator
Any scripting experience (Python, After Effects, etc)
Any FX, compositing, post, or motion graphics experience
Chosen qualified candidates will be asked to complete a skills assessment.
Gameloft is where you want to be.

Live in one of the most entertaining and exciting cities in the world – New York City!!! This opportunity 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

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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