Senior UI Artist

  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

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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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Job Description

From the beginning of your journey with us you will:

  • Report to the Lead Artist for tasks, revisions, workflows, training and creative ideas.
  • Take full ownership of your tasks, including but not limited to:
    • Designing intuitive, attractive and innovative UI systems.
    • Creating highly polished UI assets, following an established style, palette and templating convention for: menus, icons, in-game HUDs and loading screens.
    • Creating logos and iconography.
    • Designing motion graphics for in-game assets.
    • Optimizing, 9-slicing and preparing UI assets for integration
    • Work closely with scripters and programmers and ensure that UI assets are implemented on time and on spec in the game
    • Research and presenting proposals for new features and assets.
  • Work closely with Art, Dev and Design teams to ensure the highest quality of the User experience.
  • Demonstrate creativity, adaptability to different game and graphic styles.
  • Learn and apply artistic/IP/licensing guidelines.
  • Execute clients (licensor/lead/supervisor) revisions on spec and on time.

Qualifications

An up to date portfolio demonstrating a solid understanding of UIs, icons, illustration and graphic design, UI design ergonomics and aesthetics with a focus on polished execution and traditional rendering techniques.

  • You have exceptional illustration, design, typography and motion design skills; you are passionate about UI art and all things game related
  • You have a User-Centered approach to design and obsessed about delighting your customers.
  • You are able to describe, implement, defend and if needed change UIX strategies based on test/data driven feedback (Research, Design, Test and Implement).
  • Expert in Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Flash/Animate.
  • You have excellent communication, customer service and organizational skills; you are proactive and capable of working under minimal supervision.
  • You are professionally and personally driven: you boldly embrace change and are always willing to grow and learn new things.
  • Experience with wireframing tools like Mockplus, Fluid, Proto.io is a plus.
  • Knowledge of 3D applications (blender, 3ds Max) is a plus.
  • Experience in UI animation/motion design and VFX is a plus.
  • Degree/Diploma in illustration, graphic design or equivalent academic or professional experience.
  • This is a Senior level position, 3 shipped games and 6+ years of previous professional experience in a studio setting as a UI Artist in the gaming industry is a must.

Additional Information

To apply, you should send us the following documents:

1. CV in English

2. Cover Letter in English with the subject "Why do I want to join Gameloft?"

What we offer:

  • Work From Home wherever you are located for an undetermined time due to the Covid-19 Pandemic
  • Flexible working hours to suit your schedule
  • 3 weeks’ vacation for work- life-balance  
  • Health insurance coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program; because sometimes we need a helping hand
  • Social Club events with awesome prizes and giveaways
  • Mentorship program and Training Subsidies to help you strengthen your skills or learn something new
  • Relocation assistance for those who are joining our team from abroad

Why join the Gameloft universe?

  • 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!

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

  • Please submit your CV, cover letter or portfolio (if applicable)
  • Please note that only selected candidates will be contacted and your CV will be saved in our files for a period of 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.

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