UI Artist

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Art and Animation
Region:
Canada
Area:
Ontario
City:
Toronto
Posted:
27-Jun-18
Company:
Gameloft - Toronto
Job Ref:

Company Description:

Leader in the development and publishing of mobile games, 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 113 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 5,700 people worldwide. Gameloft is a Vivendi company.

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Job Description
As a UI Artist at Gameloft Toronto, you’ll be working with some of the best talents in the world from hit games and franchises including Disney Magic Kingdoms and Uno and Friends, which were created in this studio.

Responsibilities:

From the beginning of your journey with us you will:

-Create art assets for menus, icons and in-game HUDs and design intuitive, attractive and innovative UI systems.
-Report to the Lead Artist for tasks, revisions, workflow, training and creative ideas.
-Take full ownership of your tasks, including but not limited to:
-Creating UI assets following an established style, palette and templating convention
-Learn and apply artistic/IP/licensing guidelines.
- Execute clients (licensor/lead/supervisor) revisions on spec and on time.
-Work with the Production Artists, Designers and Developers to ensure that UI assets are always
game ready.
-Researching, reviewing and presenting proposals for new features and assets.
-Work closely with Art and Design teams to ensure the highest quality UI graphics defining the look
and feel of the menus of each game while paying special attention to the quality of the User
experience.
-Demonstrate creativity, adaptability to different game and graphic styles.
Qualifications

Profile:

An up to date portfolio demonstrating a solid understanding of UIs, icons, illustration and graphic design, UI design ergonomics and aesthetics with a focus on polished execution and traditional rendering techniques.

-You have exceptional illustration, design, typography and motion design skills; you are passionate about UI art and all things game related.
-Expert in Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Flash/Animate.
-You have excellent communication, customer service and organizational skills; you are proactive and capable of working under minimal supervision.
-You are professionally and personally driven: you boldly embrace change and are always willing to grow and learn new things.
-Experience with wireframing tools like Mockplus, Fluid, Proto.io is a plus.
-Knowledge of 3D applications (3ds Max) is a plus.
-Degree/Diploma in illustration, graphic design or equivalent academic or professional experience.
-6+ years of previous professional experience as a UI Artist in the gaming industry is a must.

**Salary of $56,000 to $80,000 per year**

Additional Information

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

What can Gameloft Toronto offer you?

• Health insurance coverage
• Employee Assistance Program
• Meal and transportation discounts
• Social club events
• Fresh Fruit every morning!

We can’t wait to find our next great talent!

Gameloft Toronto is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fostering diversity and inclusivity within our work environment. Gameloft Toronto welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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Contact Details:
Gameloft - Toronto
Tel: 647-477-4096
Contact: Recruitment Team
Email:

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