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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 data.ai.

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 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, 58 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. All trademarks referenced above are owned by their respective trademark owners.

Job Description

Join our talented team as we embark on an uncharted gaming adventure! We're on the lookout for a passionate Senior Level Designer to contribute their skills to a cutting-edge, undisclosed PC/Console video game project. Partnering with a major fantasy license, this stylized survival craft game promises to redefine the genre and capture the imaginations of players worldwide.

Role Description

  • Work closely with the art team and level designers to create top-notch in-game VFX with an emphasis on stylization.

  • Create key VFX concepts to sell the visual direction of the game.

  • Help to build a solid template library of assets that other members of the dev team can utilize.

  • Create a set of VFX benchmark assets, with clear documentation to guide your team.

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

  • Meet project timelines and production schedules.

  • Mentor Intermediate and Junior VFX staff.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications and Skills

  • High-quality portfolio of gamedev-relevant VFX, preferably with an emphasis on stylization

  • Strong technical knowledge of particle systems, shaders, and procedural animation

  • Understanding of node-based tools/engines and/or programming/scripting

  • Experience with VFX editors and real-time particle systems

  • Thorough knowledge of Maya, 3ds Max, Houdini, and/or other commercial 3D authoring packages

  • Proven experience in problem-solving and facilitating effective workflows

  • Experience working with industry-leading game engines such as Unity or Unreal (Unity experience is a plus)

  • Strong communication skills across all team departments

  • Understanding of game art, lighting, modeling, and animation is an asset

  • A great sense of form, color, and composition

  • An excellent understanding of game mechanics as they pertain to VFX

  • Educated on the latest trends, coupled with a strong perspective on how they relate to our current and future projects

  • Strong organizational and documentation skills

  • Effective time-management skills and ability to meet deadlines

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!

Submit your application now.