3D Animator

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Areas of Expertise:
Art and Animation
Gameloft - Montreal
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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 series, Gameloft Montreal is currently seeking a 3D Animator to work on its next AAA mobile franchise.

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.


Over 4 years’ experience in 3D Studio Max and Character Studio.
Over 4 years’ games industry experience
College diploma or equivalent
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
Organized and efficient;
Ability to work unsupervised;
Able to work under pressure.

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.

Why Join the World of Gameloft?

Because you want to take part in the rise of a dynamic, stimulating, and captivating sector!
Because you want to be part of an exceptional experience, within a company that is constantly growing!
Because you want to work within a team made up of people motivated by, and passionate about, their field!
Because you want to work with talented people who are industry pioneers!
Because you love the idea of expanding your horizons within a cosmopolitan corporate culture and sharing your know-how with colleagues at the other end of the Earth!
Because you want to work with renowned partners and clients such as Apple, Google, Nintendo, Disney, Marvel, and many others!
Because you want to push technology to its limits – to succeed at creating console-quality games for mobile phones!
Because you’re in search of great working conditions and benefits, all within a modern, friendly space!
Or just because you’re looking for a great place to work!

If one or more of these reasons speak to you, don’t hesitate to apply now!

Contact Details:
Gameloft - Montreal
Tel: 514-798-1700
Fax: 514-787-0092
Contact: Recruitment Team

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