Lead Artist

Gameloft Montreal
Montreal, QC, Canada
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

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

  • Working in collaboration with the production team, producer and art director
  • Taking part in the generation of directives that allow for the reconciliation of artistic directives, with design choices and technical limitations
  • Ensuring quality as well as adherence to any associated technical constraints
  • Managing, advising and coordinating the 3D artist team to produce work that meets the required quality standards and the provided deadlines
  • Providing reports to the project’s art director as well as exhibiting organization and attention to detail in your work

Skills & Requirements

Experience and Qualifications:

  • At least a diploma of college studies in graphic arts or equivalent
  • At least 3 to 5 years of experience with video-game production (including some AAA productions to your name)
  • 3-5 years’ experience in Vray lighting and shade production
  • In-depth knowledge of the 3D creation field
  • Familiar with topological constraints in modeling (high and low resolutions)
  • Mastery of traditional 3D modeling processes (Max or Maya) and of texture and material creation that is compatible with both rendering models and physically based rendering (PBR)
  • Mastery of next-gen production tools: ZBrush, xNormal, Quixel SUITE, Substance Designer/Painter, Knald (Albedo, Roughness, Normal, Spec, AO, etc.)
  • Knowledge of advanced “baking” techniques (Normal, AO, Cavity, Spec, Gloss)
  • In-depth knowledge of how to use 2D manipulation tools (Photoshop)
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of human anatomy, with the ability to meticulously reproduce proportions, shapes and details
  • Ability to correctly interpret 2D/sketch concept art while creating 3D models
  • Interest in photorealistic graphical worlds

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

Directly on our website!

*In order for your application to be considered, you must submit a portfolio or other samples of your work (demos, images, animation, websites, etc.). Please make sure to provide us with the address of your website or portfolio.*

About the Company

The leading creator and publisher 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, two of which are featured in App Annie's list of the “Top 10 Most-Downloaded Games Worldwide”. 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 more than 100 countries and employs 4,600 people worldwide. With a monthly audience of 114 million unique players in Gameloft games, Gameloft Advertising Solutions offers brands and agencies a unique level of visibility. Gameloft is a Vivendi Group company. 

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