FX Artist

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Art and Animation
Region:
Canada
Area:
Montreal
City:
Montreal
Posted:
08-Sep-16
Company:
Gameloft - Montreal
Job Ref:

Are You Looking for a Great Place to Work?

Join the Game!

A leading digital and social game publisher, Gameloft® has established itself as one of the top innovators in its field since 2000. Gameloft creates games for all digital platforms and is present on all continents, distributes its games in over 100 countries and employs 6,700 people.

At Gameloft Montreal, you’ll be working with the world’s best game developers. Our studio has developed, and continues to develop, hit titles that include the Dungeon Hunter, Modern Combat and Gangstar series.

We are currently looking for a FX Artist to complete our artistic team.

From the beginning of your adventure with us, you will be tasked with:

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.

Experience and qualifications:

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.
And above all, motivation and a passion for your work!

Additional Information

*Important*

In order for your application to be considered, you must submit a portfolioor other samples of your work (demos, images, animation, websites, etc.).Please make sure to provide us with the address of your website or portfolio.

Why Join the World of Gameloft?

Because you want to be part of an exceptional experience within a company that is constantly growing!
Because you want to work with talented people who are industry pioneers!
Because you want to join a global company and meet great people around the world from all walks of life.
Or, just because you’re looking for a great place to work!

What We Offer

Benefits befitting a company of our size
Vacation and personal days off
Public transportation allowances (partial reimbursement of OPUS card)
A storage room for 80 bikes
Daily snacks
A game room
A rooftop terrace

We want to get to know you!


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

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