Composer

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Audio and Sound
Region:
UK
Area:
South East UK
City:
Montreal
Posted:
23-Aug-16
Company:
Gameloft - Montreal
Job Ref:

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About Gameloft

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 with an audience of 157 million monthly users offers via Gameloft Advertising Solutions a unique level of visibility and involvement to advertisers. Gameloft operates its own established franchises such as Asphalt®, Order & Chaos, Modern Combat and Dungeon Hunter and also partners with major rights holders including Universal, Illumination Entertainment, Disney®, Marvel®, Hasbro®, Fox Digital Entertainment, Mattel® and Ferrari®. Gameloft distributes its games in over 100 countries and employs 6,000 people worldwide. Gameloft is a Vivendi company.

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 composer to collaborate with our game-production teams to score music for video games on the platforms that we support.

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

Composing various types of music (orchestral, electronic, rock, jazz, etc.), both contextual and descriptive, while factoring in video games’ technical limitations
Reproducing, editing, or adapting existing music either based on games’ technical constraints, or for use in various trailers and other marketing initiatives related to the projects assigned to you
Producing and composing quickly and under tight deadlines, when needed

Experience and Qualifications:

Diploma in music composition and/or sound design
Professional experience in video-game music composition (portfolio required)
Knowledge of various styles of music
Proven track record of versatility
Extensive working knowledge of Windows audio software such as sequencers (SONAR, Ableton Live, REAPER, Cubase) and audio editors (Sound Forge, Audition, etc.)
Mastery of the most widely used VST plugins and tools required for music creation and audio editing
Working knowledge of popular sound engines (FMOD, Wwise) is an asset
Familiarity with concepts related to interactive music
Knowledge of the technical constraints (memory, mixing, etc.) in video-game music and sound effects
Knowledge of video-game soundscapes
Extensive experience of console gaming and a good understanding of current audio-quality standards
Team player who is creative, has the ability to analyse and synthesise, is very meticulous, has good communication skills, and is highly organized
Ability to quickly create and grasp a video game’s audio environment

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

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!

Submit your application now.

*Important*

Please submit a CV, motivation letter and a sound portfolio.

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

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