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Gameloft Recruiting Unix Systems Administrator, 3D Animator, Technical Video Game Analyst & QA Tester

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Unix Systems Administrator

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 dynamic and skilled UNIX Systems Administrator with solid experience working with Apache and MySQL to join the Global Network Services (GNS) 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

• Administrating Unix services including supporting production web and database servers (Apache, PHP, MySQL,Varnish);
• Documenting technical procedures and policies;
• Optimizing SQL queries and MySQL servers
• Automation (Puppet)
• Unix administration (dns/ldap/load balancing/HA/etc…)
• Systems design and architecture
• R&D (researching new technologies)
• Ensuring level 2/3 support;
• Being part of the 24×7 “on call” team (5 week rotation).

Requirements

• At least 5 years’ experience with UNIX platforms in a large-scale, high-volume production environment;
• Solid knowledge of script programming, task automation, and applying security practices;
• Strong experience with Apache and MySQL in a production environment (mandatory);
• Strong understanding of TCP/IP protocols and network troubleshooting;

Skills and profile

• Good communication skills and able to integrate well in a team;
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision;
• Strong organizational and project management skills as well as good analysis methodology;
• Strong documentation skills;
• Ability to work under stress and in a 24x7x365 production environment is essential.
• Ability to communicate in English and French (Asset)

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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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. www.gameloft.com

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.madrid@gameloft.com
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Technical Video Game Analyst

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 franchises, Gameloft Montreal is currently seeking a Technical Video Game Analyst 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 technical video games analyst works closely with the production team throughout the project. By becoming very familiar with the game, the analyst checks each version, detects serious problems early, and ensures rapid communication of problems that could affect the whole team. The analyst maintains a constant report on the performance of the game using various memory analysis software. The analyst assists programmers to isolate both basic functionality problems and performance optimization problems deep within the game’s engine.

Daily data collection and analysis of a game’s performance;
Find and precisely describe bugs found in games;
Verify all aspects of assigned games and ensure that they have no flaws;
Help isolate problems.

Requirements

Interest in video games;
Bilingual (excellent written English);
Familiarity with the Microsoft Office or the OpenOffice suite;
Familiarity with video game certification processes is an asset.
Adapt to a flexible work schedule, according to project needs and requirements

Skills and Profile

Aptitude for communication and teamwork;
Keen sense of observation and analysis;
Ability to work with statistics;
Ability to follow directions;
Patience;
Motivated and serious.

*Important*

In order for your application to be considered, you must submit a description or critique of a game that you have played recently (1 page), and a description of a “bug” (not a “crash” or “freeze”) that you found in a game (1/2 page). These texts must be written in English.
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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QA Tester

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 Functionality tester to join its Quality Assurance 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

Accurately follow gameplay and technical test cases
Find and precisely describe, reproduce and rate bugs found in games
Verify and validate bug fixes
Verify all aspects of assigned games and ensure that they have no flaws
Provide information on resource requirements to the QA Lead when necessary
Complete daily reports
Answer questions and maintain communication with developers about bugs entered in the database
Investigate bugs sent in from Live users

Skills

Bilingual Excellent written English (Asset)
Familiarity with iOS and Android apps
Good knowledge of mobile and tablet navigation
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office/Open office
Experience of bug tracking systems (Devtrack, Mantis, Jira)
An understanding of the game development process
Understanding of Mac OS/Xcode an asset
Knowledge of the Free to Play market and systems.

Profile

A first experience in a QA or Localisation role (console or mobile)
Aptitude for communication and teamwork
Patience
Keen sense of observation
Ability to follow directions
Motivated and serious
Professional and ambitious

*Important*

In order to consider your application, we ask you to please provide, along with a CV and Cover Letter, a description and explanation of your top 5 favorite game mechanics along with a CV and cover letter.
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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