Technical Art Director

Gameloft
February 17, 2024
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Company Description

Join The Game!

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 App Annie. 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 Disney®, 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, 70 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.

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Job Description

Gameloft Barcelona, the studio behind Asphalt 9: Legends and the recently launched Disney Speedstorm, is seeking a talented Technical Art Director to join our team. Our Barcelona studio is known for its high speed cinematic action games enjoyed by millions of players on PC, console and mobile.

Under the responsibility of the Studio Manager, you will have to:

•Mentor, direct and supervise a dedicated art team in the development process of creating 3D action games

•Work with the Creative and Art Direction leads in pursuing the best way to blend visuals, technology and gameplay mechanics into one coherent gaming experience

•Challenge boundaries through innovation and process, leverage the teams strengths and the studio technology platform to deliver astounding real time visual experiences

•Control and establish artistic guidelines for every aspect of art production: characters, vehicles, environments, props, cinematic direction, special fx and post-processing

•Empower Team Leads and their teams to reach standard setting levels of quality

•Own the full vision of the product: step beyond the game and actively collaborate with marketing and licensing teams to design and execute trailers, promotional campaigns.

•Play an active, key role in all Studio Management strategic decisions from budgeting, recruitment, culture and on to technology choices and future catalogue

•Join a management team dedicated to building an industry benchmark studio, through both publishing spectacular cinematic games and developing top skilled professionals in the game dev community.

Qualifications

•Highly motivated; with a deep passion for video games

•3-5 years experience as Lead Artist, Art Director, Tech Art Director, Outsourcing Art Director or equivalent role.

•Previous experiences showcased by a published title

•Ability to articulate development strategy, planning, organization methods

•Hands-on previous experience in any major 3D art field is a must (Environment, Character or Vehicle 3D modelling)

•Proven experience in working with 3Dstudio Max (or Maya) and Zbrush

•A “lead by example” work philosophy

•Experienced, autonomous and versatile profile.

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 be part of an international environment with daily contact with other countries & cultures!
  • Because we do more than just games: we build amazing careers!
  • Or, just because you're looking for a great place to work!

    Benefits:

  • Permanent contract, full-time job with excellent Social Benefits.
  • 25 vacation days per year
  • Private medical health insurance
  • Flexible compensation with Ticket Restaurant Card
  • Free language courses
  • Birthday day off + 3 days of choice to do Friday schedule
  • Flexible work from home hybrid model + 2 months of full remote to work from anywhere you want!
  • Merit based salary progression system and a competitive initial salary package.
  • Career-development opportunities.
  • Excellent local working conditions (quality of offices, geographical location of office in the centre of Barcelona).
  • ... and Thursday afterwork beers!
  • We can't wait to find our next great talent!

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

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