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Gameloft Recruiting 3D FX Artist, 3D Technical Artist, Technical Animator, UI/UX Designer & Lead Artist

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3D FX Artist

Are you passionate about video games? Do you want to keep progressing in an exciting, young and dynamic environment? Gameloft Madrid is currently seeking a 3D FX Artist!

Job Description & Environment:

As a member of the art team, your main tasks will consist in creating special effects relying on 2D and 3D techniques. In collaboration with the production teams you will bring our products to life through your thorough understanding and passion for visual effects in games.

Responsibilities:

– Demonstrating technical skills, a solid understanding of particle systems and animation principles
– Pushing the visual quality of special effects across numerous mobile products
– Demonstrating a good understanding of the mechanisms underlying visual effects
– Demonstrating good communication skills with team of artists and programmers.
– Demonstrating modeling abilities in low-polygon resolution.
– Ability to create great looking textures required for special effect production
– Being actively involved in the creation process and constant interacting with the game and level designers
– Meeting project deadlines/milestones as set by project leads
– Reviewing and researching advancements in game production techniques related to visual effects

Requirements:

– High proficiency in 3D Studio Max (or similar software) and Photoshop.
– Knowledge of the modelling/texturing pipeline in low polygon
– Highly motivated with a passion for video games, tools and production processes.
– Working experience in the games industry
– Knowledge of editors like Unity or Unreal is a plus.
– Knowledge of particle and general special effects editing tools a plus.
– Knowledge of pre-rendered FX solutions a plus.
– Fluent English.
– It will be required to do a test as a first step of the selection process.

Benefits:

– Opportunity to work in a professional environment with people who have a passion for creating video games.
– Open working climate with young, dynamic teams from around the world
– Salary based upon experience and merit.
– Promotion possibilities: Lead Artist or Technical Artist
– Permanent contract, full-time job and additional merit pay system.
– We are offering relocation support for candidates willing to move to Madrid.

Please send your application with your CV and portfolio with the reference 3D FX ARTIST to: recruitment.madrid@gameloft.com
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3D Technical Artist

Leading mobile game’s developer and worldwide publisher of mobile and social games Gameloft, is creating a position for a Senior Technical Artist!

Job Description & Environment:

As a member of the art team, your main tasks will consist in creating shaders, tools and optimizing 3D asset creation pipelines as well as profiling versions, in collaboration with the production teams.

Responsibilities:

• Demonstrating strong technical skills and a solid understanding of rendering theory and 3D engines.
• Demonstrating good communication skills with team of artists and programmers.
• Demonstrating a strong understanding of the 3D asset creation workflow and tools, high and Low poly.
• Recommending improvements to the art pipeline and actively guiding the implementation of these improvements.
• Being actively involved in the creation process, constantly interacting with the artists, game and level designers
• Leading technical solutions for improving the visual quality of our products within the platform limitations.

Requirements:

• > 3 years of professional experience as Technical Artist working on PC or console game titles.
• High proficiency in shading languages such as GLSL or HLSL.
• High proficiency in 3D Studio Max & Maxscript.
• Knowledge of the modelling/texturing pipeline (with performance/memory considerations).
• Interest in latest graphics rendering techniques and tools.
• Highly motivated with a passion for video games, tools and production processes.
• Knowledge of editors like Unity or Unreal is a plus.
• Knowledge of Vray or Mental Ray is a plus.
• Knowledge of character rigging is a plus.
• Fluent English.
*It will be required to do a test as a first step of the selection process.

Benefits:

• Opportunity to work in a professional environment with people who have a passion for creating video games!
• Open working climate with young, dynamic teams from around the world.
• Permanent contract, full-time job and social benefits.
• Salary based upon experience and merit.
• Career Progression and Development Opportunities.
• Relocation support.
• Excellent working conditions! studio situated in the center of Madrid.

Please send your application with your CV and demo with the reference SENIOR 3D TECHNICAL ARTIST to: recruitment.madrid@gameloft.com
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Technical Animator

Leading mobile game’s developer and worldwide publisher of mobile and social games Gameloft, is creating a position for a Technical Animator!

Job Description & Environment:

As a member of the animation team, you will provide technical expertise, create tools and refine the animation workflow to allow the team to work efficiently and to lift the overall performance and visual quality of our titles.
You will also have a passion for animation and strong experience in creating animations yourself; regularly contributing to animation tasks such as rigging, skinning and animating.

Responsibilities:

– Support the animation team to address any technical issues
– Rigging, skinning and animating assets using 3DS Max
– Demonstrating good communication skills with team of artists and programmers.
– Design and implement scripts to streamline the animation process
– Design and implement useful tools ( such as automated rigging and skinning systems )
– Assist with development and improvement of particle animation systems
– Proactively suggesting and implementing solutions to improve workflow and efficiency of animators
– Contributing efficiently to the artistic pipeline while adhering to platform limitations

Requirements:

– High proficiency in 3D Studio Max, Character Studio & Maxscript
– Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role
– 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
– Working experience on PC or consoles is a major asset.
– Knowledge of editors like Unity or Unreal is a major asset.
– Interest in latest animation techniques and tools
– Fluent English.

Benefits:

– Opportunity to work in a professional environment with people who have a passion for creating video games!
– Fun, passionate and creative studio with a casual, friendly atmosphere.
– International environment and open working climate with young, dynamic teams from around the world.
– Salary based upon experience and merit.
– Permanent contract, full-time job and social benefits.
– Career Progression and Development Opportunities.
– Relocation support.
– Excellent working conditions! studio situated in the center of Madrid.

Please send your application with your CV and demo with the reference TECHNICAL ANIMATOR to: recruitment.madrid@gameloft.com
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UI/UX Designer

Are you passionate about video games? Do you want to keep progressing in an exciting, young and dynamic environment? Gameloft Madrid is currently seeking a UI/UX Designer!

Job Description & Environment:

As member of the art team, you will be responsible for both defining the User Experience and creating the graphical elements of User Interfaces of video games on mobiles from the first concept phases to the completion of the project.

Requirements:

– Previous professional experience in game production.
– Strong understanding of UX design.
– Capable to deliver UX wireframes, mock-ups and prototypes
– Strong skills in graphic design, artistry and Adobe Photoshop/Flash.
– Ability to design layout/UI storyboards and process flow charts.
– Awareness of current trends in UI design.
– Ability to integrate new information and feedback in order to distill it to the most critical issues and draw accurate conclusions.
– Strong graphical/design background
– Experience in traditional 2D sketching and composition skills.
– Fluent English.

Benefits:

– Opportunity to work in a professional environment with people who have a passion for creating video games!
– Fun, passionate and creative studio with a casual, friendly atmosphere.
– International environment and open working climate with young, dynamic teams from around the world.
– Salary based upon experience and merit.
– Permanent contract, full-time job and social benefits.
– Career Progression and Development Opportunities.
– Relocation support.
– Excellent working conditions! studio situated in the center of Madrid.

Interested applicants should send their CV and samples or demo reel to recruitment.madrid@gameloft.com Reference: “UI/UX Designer”
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Lead Artist

As an Art Lead you will be an exceptional artist with skills in both 2D and 3D. You have experience in mobile or casual games and are closely in touch with artistic trends.
Working under the supervision of the Studio Art Director and being a true generalist you will help maintain artistic direction for one or more products, ensuring a high standard of artistic quality is achieved while guiding the art team in their day to day creation.

Responsibilities:

• Responsible for art creation on one or more projects
• Review and provide feedback on art assets
• Manage, schedule, monitor tasks given to artists
• Guide and mentor art team, encourage ideas and creativity;
• Suggest /propose creative ideas and solutions to art production challenges;
• Work closely with Studio Art Director and Producers, reporting progress or issues and solutions;
• Contribute to creating great art work for our games ( 2D and 3D )

Requirements:

• +5 years of experience in video game production ( +2 of these in a Lead or Senior position)
• High-level experience in Photoshop.
• Experience in 3DS Max a plus.
• Mastery of various 2D and 3D styles.
• Ability to conceptualize characters and environments, and illustrate them into game contexts.
• High-level knowledge of contemporary media (web, games, comics, film and animation).
• Business level written and verbal English.
• Spanish is a plus

Benefits:

– Opportunity to work in a professional environment with people who have a passion for creating video games!
– Fun, Passionate and creative studio with casual friendly atmosphere.
– International environment and open working climate with young, dynamic teams from around the world.
– Salary based upon experience and merit, permanent contract, full-time job and social benefits.
– Career progression and development opportunities.
– Relocation support. Excellent working conditions! studio situated in the center of Madrid

To apply:

Interested applicants should send their CV and portfolio to recruitment.madrid@gameloft.com Reference: Lead Artist
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