[FULL TIME] [Canada] Gameloft MTL - FX Artist

You can apply here : Gameloft Artiste FX - FX Artist | SmartRecruiters

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Gameloft’s mission is to amaze the world, so everyone can enjoy a moment of happiness.

We have been proudly crafting games since 2000, two of which are featured in App Annie’s “Top 10 iOS Games by All-Time Worldwide Downloads.” Talented Gameloft employees from all over the world have created established franchises, such as Asphalt®, Dragon Mania Legends, Modern Combat and Dungeon Hunter.

We put passion into every pixel of our games. It’s at the core of what we do every day, and major rights holders including Disney®, LEGO®, Universal, Mattel®, Lamborghini®, etc. recognize Gameloft’s creativity and trust us to produce awesome gaming experiences.

We are part of Vivendi—one of the world’s largest media groups—giving us the mana and resources to set our expectations high and aim for the very best.

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Job Description
We are currently looking for a FX Artist in realtime graphics to complete our artistic team and take part in the production of AAA cross-platforms.

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 FX 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:

  • Minimum a college diploma program in graphic arts or equivalent
  • Strong knowledge of special-effect creation in a game engine (Unity or Unreal)
  • 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 in Fume FX, Houdini and Substance tools for texture generation 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

Additional information

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

  • Flexible schedule
  • 3 weeks’ vacation and mobile days off, available as of your start date
  • Time off between Christmas and New Year’s Day to help you start the year off on the right foot
  • Group RRSP program with employer contributions
  • Great group insurance program
  • Free 24/7 access to a virtual medical clinic
  • The Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Partial reimbursement of your commuting costs (for public transit and/or parking)
  • Support for new employees relocating from countries or regions outside Quebec
  • Referral program with bonuses
  • Regular activities and prizes courtesy of our Social Committee

And at the studio itself:

  • Secure bike storage room and a subsidy to encourage active transportation (during the summer)
  • Daily snacks (fruit, coffee, etc.)
  • Friday happy hours
  • A game room
  • A rooftop terrace
  • Studio located near Jarry Park and the charming Mile-Ex and Little Italy neighbourhoods
  • Fitness classes at the studio itself or at Jarry Park (e.g., yoga)

We want to get to know you!

  • Submit your application now.

You can apply here : Gameloft Artiste FX - FX Artist | SmartRecruiters