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Gameloft Recruiting (Multiple Opening)

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3D ANIMATOR
3D CHARACTER ARTIST
3D ENVIRONMENT ARTIST
3D TECHNICAL DIRECTOR
CONCEPT ARTIST
LEAD ANIMATOR 3D
USER INTERFACE (UI) DESIGNER
VFX ARTIST

3D ANIMATOR – MONTREAL , CANADA

ABOUT THE JOB

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.

PROFILE

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 Us

  • 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:- http://www.gameloft.com/corporate/jobs/job-apply-details/38/?group=86&job=981&loc=1&applyby=categ
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3D CHARACTER ARTIST – MONTREAL , CANADA

ABOUT THE JOB

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

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

As part of a team based in Montreal with international reach, you will participate in creating 3D characters for several mobile projects with varied graphical universes.

  • Work in collaboration with international production teams and the World Art Director
  • Create high- and low-resolution characters (next-gen limitations)
  • Create clothing and all other accessories related to characters
  • Perform UV/texturing on organic and mechanical models

PROFILE

Requirements

  • Experience in video games (at least one AAA production to your credit)
  • Familiar with topological modeling limitations (high- and low-resolution)
  • Expert knowledge in traditional 3D modeling workflows (3ds Max or Maya) texture creation and material creation
  • Expert knowledge in new production tools: ZBrush, xNormal, DDO/NDO, Substance Designer/Painter, Knald, etc. (albedo, roughness, normal, spec, AO, etc.)
  • Knowledge in advanced baking techniques (normal, AO, cavity, spec, gloss)
  • Advanced knowledge in using 2D tools (i.e. Photoshop)
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of human anatomy with the ability to faithfully reproduce proportions, shapes and details
  • •    Able to interpret 2D concepts/sketches correctly when creating 3D models

Profile

  • Interest in varied graphic styles (cartoonish/stylized/photorealistic)
  • Passionate about video games and motivated
  • Good visual culture in various fields (architecture, design, movies, comics, games, etc.)
  • Open-minded and curious
  • Self-critical
  • Organized, efficient and independent
  • Able to work under pressure

*Important*

In order for us to consider your application, we will need your portfolio or samples of your work (demos, animations, images, websites, etc.). Please indicate the address of your website and 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 Us

  • 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 various companies, etc.)
  • Flexible hours, paid personal days, and 3 weeks of vacation for a better work/life balance

Apply now and Join the Game!

Apply Here:- http://www.gameloft.com/corporate/jobs/job-apply-details/38/?group=86&job=4071&loc=1&applyby=categ
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3D ENVIRONMENT ARTIST – MONTREAL , CANADA

ABOUT THE JOB

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

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

As part of a team based in Montreal with international reach, you will participate in producing 3D backgrounds and assets for several projects with varied graphical universes on the latest generation of mobile platforms.

•    Work in collaboration with international production teams and the World Art Director

  • Create high-quality 3D backgrounds and graphic assets (organic, mechanical, architectural) for the latest generation of mobile platforms
  • Able to adapt and share your experience regarding the use of new tools and production techniques
  • Follow artistic instructions related to design
  • Show meticulousness and organizational skill regarding work management
  • Take responsibility for assigned tasks and project monitoring

PROFILE

Skills

  • Expert knowledge in traditional 3D modeling workflows (3ds Max or Maya), texture creation and material creation
  • Expert knowledge in new production tools: ZBrush, xNormal, DDO/NDO, Substance Designer/Painter, Knald, etc. (albedo, roughness, normal, spec, AO, etc.)
  • Solid knowledge of lighting, shading and baking techniques
  • Solid artistic foundation (understanding of colour, composition and lighting)
  • Experience producing real-time modular environments and expert knowledge in one or more production frameworks (at least one AAA production to your credit under Unity or UDK)
  • Awareness of the technical capabilities of the latest generation of mobile platforms

Profile

  • Interest in varied graphic styles (cartoonish/stylized/photorealistic)
  • Good visual culture in various fields (architecture, design, movies, comics, games, etc.)
  • Open-minded, curious and self-critical
  • Organized, efficient and independent
  • Passionate about video games and motivated

*Important*

In order for us to consider your application, we will need your portfolio or samples of your work (demos, animations, images, websites, etc.). Please indicate the address of your website and 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 Us

  • 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 various companies, etc.)
  • Flexible hours, paid personal days, and 3 weeks of vacation for a better work/life balance

Apply now and Join the Game!

Apply Here:- http://www.gameloft.com/corporate/jobs/job-apply-details/38/?group=86&job=4073&loc=1&applyby=categ
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3D TECHNICAL DIRECTOR – MONTREAL , CANADA

ABOUT THE JOB

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 Technical Director to work on high-quality CGI trailers for its next generation of iPhone, iPad and Android games.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

As part of the cinematics team, the selected candidate will help produce high-quality trailers for the latest creations of Gameloft studios in North America (Montreal, Toronto, New Orleans, and Seattle). The Technical Director will be responsible for creating and maintaining new tools used in the CGI pipeline and will work with the CG Supervisor, as well as all department managers.

  • Understand project requirements and develop the animation production pipeline
  • Work with the production team to develop creative concepts and design solutions
  • Develop work procedures to complete projects within given deadlines and budgets
  • Supervise the CG animators daily activities to ensure quality and productivity
  • Assign tasks and keep a schedule for the animation team
  • Solve technical challenges and questions from the team quickly to avoid production bottlenecks delays

PROFILE

Skills 

  • Experience in development using 3ds Max (MAXScript)
  • Experience in development using Shotgun (Python)
  • Experience in development using other applications, such as Nuke (Python)
  • Very good understanding of the CGI creation process, from storyboards to compositing
  • Strong problem-solving skills for issues related to CGI video production and management
  • Able to prioritize depending on production needs
  • Excellent communication skills and able to document your work
  • Able to multitask
  • Knowledge of problems that may arise when using automated tools and able to maintain these tools
  • Good artistic skills are considered an asset

Profile

  • Interest in various graphical styles (cartoonish/stylized/photorealistic)
  • Good visual culture in various fields (architecture, design, movies, comics, games, etc.)
  • Open-minded, curious and self-critical
  • Organized, efficient and independent
  • Attentive to detail
  • Motivated and passionate about videos

*Important*

In order for us to consider your application, we will need your portfolio or samples of your work (demos, animations, images, websites, etc.). Please indicate the address of your website and 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 Us

  • 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 various companies, etc.)
  • Flexible hours, paid personal days, and 3 weeks of vacation for a better work/life balance

Appy Here:- http://www.gameloft.com/corporate/jobs/job-apply-details/38/?group=86&job=4328&loc=1&applyby=categ
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CONCEPT ARTIST  – MONTREAL , CANADA

ABOUT THE JOB

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

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

As part of a team based in Montreal with international reach, you will be responsible for the pre-production of several mobile projects with varied graphical universes.

  • Work in collaboration with international production teams and the World Art Director
  • Create preliminary concepts/mood boards/storyboards and illustrations that will allow teams to better identify the visual identity of the project and convey this vision
  • Participate in developing technical specifications for characters and/or accessories and/or vehicles for easier modeling/animation
  • Show creativity and the ability to adapt to various game and graphical styles

PROFILE

Skills

  • Solid artistic foundation (understanding of colour, composition and lighting)
  • Expert knowledge in anatomy, perspective, architecture and industrial design
  • Perfect knowledge of Photoshop
  • Good knowledge of animation/screen writing
  • Good visual culture in various fields (architecture, design, movies, comics, games, etc.)

Profile

  • Very creative and versatile in terms of graphical universes and disciplines (storyboards/paint-overs/illustrations/concepts/industrial design)
  • Detail-oriented and able to finish projects quickly
  • Knowledge of 3D production tools (SketchUp/Maya/CINEMA 4D/3ds Max, etc.)  is an asset
  • Open-minded, curious and self-critical
  • Passionate about video games and motivated

*Important*

In order for us to consider your application, we will need your portfolio or samples of your work (demos, animations, images, websites, etc.). Please indicate the address of your website and 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 Us

  • 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 various companies, etc.)
  • Flexible hours, paid personal days, and 3 weeks of vacation for a better work/life balance

Apply now and Join the Game!

Apply here:- http://www.gameloft.com/corporate/jobs/job-apply-details/38/?group=86&job=4045&loc=1&applyby=categ
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LEAD ANIMATOR 3D – MONTREAL , CANADA

ABOUT THE JOB

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 Lead 3D Animator to collaborate on its next generation of iPhone, iPad and Android games.

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

PROFILE

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 Us

  • 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:- http://www.gameloft.com/corporate/jobs/job-apply-details/38/?group=86&job=4312&loc=1&applyby=categ
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USER INTERFACE (UI) DESIGNER – MONTREAL , CANADA

ABOUT THE JOB

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 User Interface (UI) Designer to collaborate on its next generation of iPhone, iPad and Android games.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

Working closely with the art and design teams, the User Interface Designer will create visually appealing art assets for menus, icons and in-game HUDs.

PROFILE

Skills

  • Strong graphic design skills and a keen eye for cutting-edge graphics.
  • A keen eye for design principles (typography, layout, grid systems, hierarchy, color, composition).
  • Able to take and understand direction.
  • Able to establish the look of the game’s front-end user interface, in-game HUD, and additional art content to maintain a consistent visual aesthetic across all UI assets.
  • Able to illustrate clean and clear iconography.
  • Able to understand how to break down visual comps into game-ready art assets that will be used in executing design plans.
  • Attention to visual details and consistency (believes that one pixel off is NOT “close enough”).
  • Demonstrates skill at matching existing art styles when needed.
  • Able to iterate concepts and UI design ideas until architectural and usability requirements are met.

Asset

  • Proficient with classic software (Photoshop, After Effects, Flash, Illustrator, In Design, etc.)
  • Motion Graphics
  • 3D
  • Illustration
  • Print and web abilities

Profile

  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills in order to communicate effectively and contribute to team atmosphere.
  • Has a nuanced understanding of user interface design.
  • Familiar with new trends.
  • Task driven, self-motivated, and proactive.
  • Works well under deadline pressure.
  • Must possess an enormous passion for games.
  • Must be comfortable with cartoon/stylized universes.

*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 Us

  • 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:- http://www.gameloft.com/corporate/jobs/job-apply-details/38/?group=86&job=4306&loc=1&applyby=categ
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VFX ARTIST – MONTREAL , CANADA

ABOUT THE JOB

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.

PROFILE

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 Us

  • 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:- http://www.gameloft.com/corporate/jobs/job-apply-details/38/?group=86&job=4308&loc=1&applyby=categ
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