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Leader in the development and publishing of games, Gameloft® has established itself as one of the top innovators in its field since 2000. Gameloft creates games for all digital platforms, two of which are featured in the “Top 10 iOS Games by All-Time Worldwide Downloads” from App Annie. Gameloft operates its own established franchises such as Asphalt®, Dragon Mania Legends, Modern Combat and Dungeon Hunter and also partners with major rights holders including Disney®, LEGO®, Universal, Illumination Entertainment, Hasbro®, Fox Digital Entertainment, Mattel®, Lamborghini® and Ferrari®. Gameloft distributes its games in over 100 countries and employs 3,600 people worldwide. Every month, 70 million unique users can be reached by advertisers in Gameloft games with Gameloft for brands, a leading B2B offering dedicated to brands and agencies. Gameloft is a Vivendi company.

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Job Description

Gameloft Montreal is seeking a new Lead 3D Environment Artist to join the team working on DISNEY DREAMLIGHT VALLEY, a brand-new cross-platform hybrid life-sim/adventure game already in early access! Rich with quests, exploration, and engaging activities featuring iconic Disney and Pixar friends, Disney Dreamlight Valley is a 100%-original Gameloft Montreal production, designed by a passionate team just waiting for you to join them! To learn more about the game: Trailer: Official website:

Role Description

  • Collaborating with other Leads, Directors, and Producers to plan and accomplish the strategic goals of the 3D Environment Art team.

  • Delivering excellent translations of designs for environments and objects following the overall game vision with an emphasis on stylization.

  • Collaborating with other disciplines such as Level Design, Lighting, VFX and Tech Art in crafting a variety of biomes, night/day cycles, and weather conditions.

  • Creating standalone and modular Environment assets varying in scale and complexity.

  • Producing and lead the development of high-quality 3D game assets utilizing a variety of techniques including high-to-low poly workflows, hard surface stylized modeling, and organic sculpting.

  • Verifying the quality of objects in the game, and make improvements where necessary to fit technical constraints, performance targets, and artistic direction.

  • Leading the effort in working out any visual problems within the environments that arise during production.

  • Leading a team of 3D Environment Artists and be an active motivator in team discussions, critiques, and reviews to ensure the timely completion of assets on style and at the desired quality bar.

  • Mentoring the 3D Environment Art staff by providing creative and technical training, guidance, and feedback.

  • Documenting and communicating workflow and best practices to support consistency across the 3D Environment Art Team.

  • Demonstrating high levels of proficiency in all toolchains, able to advise your team as to best practice.

  • Identifying efficiency improvements in workflows and articulate the scope to stakeholders


Required Qualifications and Skills

  • High-quality portfolio of gamedev-relevant 3D Environment Art and Level Art work, preferably with an emphasis on stylization.

  • Able to interpret and follow concepts and reference material to create clean, detailed, and accurate 3D environments and sets.

  • An excellent understanding of game mechanics related to characters, objects, and environments.

  • Understanding of technical constraints for cross-platform production

  • Experience integrating 3D assets into industry-leading game engines such as Unity or Unreal. (Unity experience is a desired plus.)

  • Excellent knowledge of modeling programs such as 3DSMAX, Maya, Blender, Zbrush, and texture/material authoring tools such as Photoshop and Substance suite.

  • Experience with Houdini a plus.

  • Understanding of realtime lighting principles/best practices (including post-process/grading).

  • Attention to detail for both aesthetic and technical quality.

  • A strong understanding of shape, form, and composition.

  • A keen eye for landscape, cityscapes, town planning, and geography.

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively coordinate with every department of a game development team.

  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills, with a focus on results and driving projects forward.

  • Ability to be resourceful and come up with creative solutions.

  • Know when to delegate or do it yourself using your production knowledge.

  • Strong organizational, supervisory, and mentoring skills.

  • Effective time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines.

  • Commitment to the project and a desire to find the best possible way of inspiring others.

  • Educated on the latest trends and have a strong perspective on how they relate to our current and future projects.

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

  • Friday afternoon off all year round!

  • 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.)

  • Wednesday 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!

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