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, two of which are featured in the “Top 10 Games by All-Time Worldwide Downloads” from App Annie. 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 4,600 people worldwide. Every month, 114 million unique users can be reached by advertisers in Gameloft games with Gameloft Advertising Solutions, a leading B2B offering dedicated to brands and agencies. Gameloft is a Vivendi company.
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From the beginning of your journey with us you will:
Create art assets for menus, icons and in-game HUDs, in addition to ensuring upcoming titles' usability by designing intuitive, attractive and innovative UI systems.
Report to the Lead Artist and the Art Director for tasks, revisions, workflow, training and creative ideas.
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.
Work on multiple tasks with overlapping deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
Demonstrate creativity, adaptability to different game and graphic styles.
Participate in art reviews and suggest creative ideas and solutions.
Learn and apply artistic/IP/licensing guidelines.
Execute clients (licensor/lead/supervisor) revisions on spec and on time.
Playtest and be familiar with the game.
Proactively communicate and coordinate tasks with the team members before and after you in the content pipeline (in person/chat/email).
Be punctual and attend stand-ups, sprint planning, team and art review meetings.
Be a team player, be professional and always act in the best interest of the organization.
Must provide a solid body of relevant UI, icons, illustration and graphic design work and showcase understanding of UI design ergonomics and aesthetics.
Must possess exceptional illustration, design, typography and motion design skills.
You are passionate about UI art/graphic design and all things game related.
Have a User-Centered approach to design and obsessed about delighting your customers.
Be able to describe, implement, defend and if needed change UIX strategies based on test/data driven feedback (Research, Design, Test, Implement).
Self-motivated, ideally published, always looking into the latest mobile UIX trends.
Expert in Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Flash/Animate.
Experienced with wireframing tools like Mockplus, Fluid, Proto.io is a plus.
Knowledge of 3D applications (3dsmax) and animation is a plus.
Previous mobile game experience a plus.
1-2 years of previous professional experience as a UI Artist in the gaming industry is a must.
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 Gameloft Toronto can offer you?
Flexible working hours to suit your schedule
Health insurance coverage
Employee Assistance Program; because sometimes we need a helping hand
Video game room equipped with your favourites
Social Club events
Fresh Fruit every morning
Mentorship program and expert-led courses to help you strengthen your skills or learn something new
Only selected candidates will be contacted, and your CV will be saved in our files for 6 months.
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.