2D Sprite / Pixel Artists

At Gameloft, we always keep our eyes open for fresh talent. We employ creative and ambitious 2d Sprite/ Pixel Artists to join teams that helped create games such as Oregon Trail, Brain Challenge, American Popstar, And1 Street Basketball, Far Cry 2, NFL and the Reggie Bush Pro Football series.

As a key member of the development team, you’ll create game art within challenging parameters while working with other well known pixel artists from the initial concept art to animation to the final delivery.

Must-haves/ know-how:

[]3+ years of experience on creating game graphics (for professionally released game or for leisure)
]Proficient in Photoshop, Promotion and/or other drawing software
[]Strong understanding of the principles of animation
]A solid background in drawing, sketching and/or illustration
[]Successfully shipped at least 1 AAA title
]Think creatively, work well independently and as a team player

You’ll earn brownie points if you have:

[]Knowledge about optimization of computer art
]A love for video games, inside & out
[*]Sprite/Pixel art experience creating sprite/pixel art for GB, GBA or mobile games for (low-resolution computer graphics: 2D video games, sprites, icons, etc.)

>> self-taught candidates are welcome!

This is a full time on-site position located in Manhattan. Gameloft offers competitive salary, full insurance coverage (medical, dental and vision), a high 401k match program, gym membership reimbursement, paid vacations and flexible hours etc.

For a chance to join a cool, creative team based in New York City- please send your resume, cover letter, samples of your work and/or your url address (if available) to

[email protected]

Please reference “GFX-PIXEL2D-US” in the subject line of your email. Please ensure that any sample images/animations are sent within the email or attached as Word or .pdf documents only. Any emails that do not fulfill this requirement will not be read.

We’ll contact you if we believe your experience is a good fit for an open position. Don’t fret if you don’t hear from us right away; you may be our next hire!

About Gameloft

Gameloft is a leading international publisher and developer of video games for mobile phones and consoles. Established in 1999, it has emerged as one of the top innovators in its field. The company creates games for mobile handsets equipped with Java, Brew or Symbian technology. The total number of games-enabled handsets is anticipated to exceed four billion units by 2012. Gameloft games are also available to players on WiiWare and DS, Microsoft’s Xbox LIVE Arcade, Apple’s iPod and PCs.

Partnership agreements with leading licensors and sports personalities such as Ubisoft Entertainment, Universal Pictures, ABC, Dreamworks Animations SKG, Endemol, 20th Century Fox, Viacom, Sony Pictures, Touchtone Television, Warner Bros., FifPro, Ferrari, Paris Hilton, Gus Hansen, Kobe Bryant, Derek Jeter, Reggie Bush, Chuck Norris, Jonny Wilkinson or Robinho allow Gameloft to form strong relationships with international brands. In addition to the partnerships, Gameloft owns and operates titles such as Block Breaker Deluxe, Asphalt: Urban GT and New York Nights.

Through agreements with major telephone wireless carriers, handset manufacturers, specialized distributors and its online shop, Gameloft has a distribution network in over 80 plus countries.

Gameloft has worldwide offices in New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Montreal, Mexico, Buenos Aires, Paris, London, Cologne, Milan, Madrid, Lisbon, Copenhagen, Warsaw, Helsinki, Vienna, Bucharest, New Delhi, Seoul, Kuala Lumpur, Beijing, Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo and Sydney. Gameloft is listed on Euronext Paris (ISIN: FR0000079600, Bloomberg: GFT FP, Reuters: GLFT.PA)

For more information visit www.gameloft.com