VFX Artist

  • Barcelona, Spain
  • Full-time

Company Description

Interested in working for an exciting company that is redefining the way people play video games? Interested in working for a world class company in a fun, and rewarding environment in Barcelona? Then Gameloft is the company for you!

About Gameloft

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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About Gameloft Advertising Solutions

With a monthly audience of more than 113 million unique players and an inventory of 2.4 billion impressions, Gameloft Advertising Solutions offers advertisers a unique level of visibility and engagement. To date, Gameloft Advertising Solutions has delivered more than 3000 campaigns for prestigious brands such as Air France, Coca-Cola®, Ford, FOX™, Kellogg’s®, McDonalds, ©Netflix, Procter & Gamble, Samsung and Unilever, in over 40 countries around the world (North America, Latin America, Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia, etc.).

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

Job Description

We believe that VFX is key to enhancing the visual presentation and gameplay dynamics of our games. As a member of the art team you'll be working with the art director and your art lead creating visual special effects that push the boundaries of mobile games. Working with our proprietary engine you will communicate with our technical department to further development of our VFX toolset. You will adapt your VFX to work on multiple mobile device platforms with an eye on optimisation when needed. Due to the diversity of our projects you will have the opportunity to create a wide array of different VFX. This could be stylised VFX or photo realistic VFX depending on the project.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop effects from R&D to final implementation in game
  • Maintain a consistent art style working closely with your lead artist and art director
  • Collaborate with design team to prototype and implement visual feedback for gameplay mechanics
  • Coordinate with art and animation teams highlighting and expanding key visual elements in game levels or character animations
  • Ensure that resulting effect is optimised for mobile development
  • Scripting of game engine events, VFX and post processing

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Knowledge of visual effects techniques for creating realtime VFX in a 3D game engine
  • Knowledge of industry standard game engines (Unity, UDK, Cryengine)
  • Knowledge of game development
  • Taking initiative and making creative inputs
  • Ability to positively accept and apply feedback
  • Willingness to work with in-house tools and advance the development of our proprietary game engine
  • Adaptability and willingness to apply yourself to different styles of VFX

 

Assets:

  • Experience creating particle systems and VFX in 3D packages (Maya, Houdini or 3DSMax)
  • Experience with VFX techniques and plugins for 3D software packages (Rayfire, Krakatoa, FumeFX, Afterburn, Maya Fluids)
  • Expertise in GLSL or HLSL would be beneficial
  • Previous experience in mobile game development would be a plus
  • Some experience with animation will also be a plus

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 can Gameloft Barcelona offer you even more?

  • Private health insurance
  • Monthly ticket restaurant card
  • Free fruit every morning
  • Central location and beautiful view in front of Sagrada Familia
  • Free afternoon on your birthday
  • 25 days of annual paid leave

 

We can’t wait to find our next great talent!

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Please note that only selected candidates will be contacted and your CV will be saved in our files for a period of 6 months.

Want to know more? Please visit our Website: www.gameloft.com

 

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