Added by on 2015-04-30

Gameloft Recruiting Game Director, Motion Designer, High-Resolution 3D Artist & Art Director/Senior Concept Artist

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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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Motion 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!
Gameloft, the largest mobile-gaming development studio in Montreal, is seeking a Motion designer to join its Video team.
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

The successful candidate will be responsible for creating and editing audiovisual material that will be used to create promotional videos.

Skills and Profile

At least 2 years’ experience in motion design
Advanced knowledge in typography and image composition
Advanced knowledge in After Effects, Final Cut, Photoshop and Illustrator
Basic knowledge in 3D animation (asset)
Basic knowledge in 3D stereoscopy (asset)
Knowledge of video games
Highly motivated, enterprising and independent
Able to take initiative, highly creative, practical, and able to find the best solutions to overcome obstacles and ensure the project runs smoothly
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 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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High-Resolution 3D 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!
Gameloft, the largest mobile-gaming development studio in Montreal, is currently seeking a talented High-Res 3D Artist to join our Cinematics team.
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

· Modeling characters and 3D backgrounds, 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

Skills

· You have perfectly mastered 3ds Max and Photoshop
· You are capable of modeling and creating textures for high-resolution characters and environments
· 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 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, discounts 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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Art Director/Senior Concept 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 an Art Director/Senior Concept Artist 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

The successful candidate will be responsible for producing art and supervising graphics production on a photorealistic AAA project. The Art Director will act as the main link between the Art team, the Project Manager, the Creative Director and the Studio Art Director at the Montreal studio for a new 3D IP on high-end mobile platforms.
Defining the game art style while respecting the initial creative direction;
Conveying expectations in terms of quality and content (settings, environments, characters) to the graphics team (concept artists, environment artists, character artists, Animation team) using relevant visual references, concept, production design and mood piece materials;
Setting high quality standards;
Monitoring and approving work done by the Graphics team so that the produced elements respect the vision of the game and meet quality standards;
Directing the evolution and maintenance of art pipeline workflow;
Guiding and mentoring the team, and managing freelancers and external studios as needed;
Reporting to the Project Manager and the Studio Art Director;
Ensuring the accuracy of the art scope, schedule, and budget.

Requirements

A minimum of 5 years’ experience as Art Director, Senior Concept Artist or Lead Artist on a high-profile console/PC AAA project (shipped titles in mobile video games a major asset)
Very good artistic and technical skills (concept art, illustration, sculpting/high-resolution modeling, UI design)
Expertise in 2D/3D graphic production tools. Knowledge of compositing and rendering engines is an asset.
Expertise in the technical capabilities of the main engines on the market. Knowledge of iOS platforms is an asset.
Able to adapt to new management/data tracking systems (SVN Tortoise, Perforce, etc.)

Skills and Profile

Passion for video games and a strong interest in a photorealistic/cinematographic look and feel
Proven mastery of illustration, animation, graphic design, as well as versatility, including knowledge of backgrounds, characters and UI elements
Excellent knowledge of the principles of anatomy and design
Successful track record in developing, mentoring and managing multidisciplinary art teams
Solid understanding/philosophy of game development and the realities of production from a tech, and design standpoint
Good communication and diplomacy skills. Can mobilize and inspire a team.
Keen critical eye and able to express ideas
Independent and thorough, with excellent organizational skills

*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 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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