Employment Opportunity - Senior 3d artist for iPhone games needed

Calling all Awesome Senior 3D Artists for iPhone games for Gameloft New York!

Gameloft, a leading international publisher and developer of video games for mobile phones and console, is seeking a Senior 3D Artist to join their existing talent pool on creating iPhone games in one of our production studios in New York City. Qualified candidates will link up with imaginative design teams to create hot new game titles, fulfilling a wide range of genres from hardcore action to casual simulation. Previous hit iPhone games include Oregon Trail, Hero of Sparta, NOVA, Avatar, Dungeon Hunter, NFL 2010, Real Soccer 2010, New York Nights, Assassin’s Creed, Terminator Salvation, Asphalt 5, Let’s Golf, Gangstar*,* just a few of the 250 games that Gameloft has created since its inception. As a key member of the development team, you’ll take charge of all 3d artwork for packs and visuals of our games as well as game conception. As a review team member, you will also be the expert on reviewing all 3d game arts (iPhone, console, mobile…)!

**Must-haves/ know-how: **

[FONT=Symbol]·[/FONT]Be on top of your game
[FONT=Symbol]·[/FONT]Love video games inside & out
[FONT=Symbol]·[/FONT]Excellent eye for quality 3d artwork
[FONT=Symbol]·[/FONT]Proficient in 3D Max, Photoshop, zbrush or other 3D software.
[FONT=Symbol]·[/FONT]An exceptional understanding of human and non-humanoid anatomy and a keen eye towards form, shape, structure, and silhouette in regards to modeling
[FONT=Symbol]·[/FONT]Ability to model, texture and animate complex but realistic high-rez & low rez scenes, characters and background items.
[FONT=Symbol]·[/FONT]Good sense of volume, lighting and materials
[FONT=Symbol]·[/FONT]Ability to give precise and constructive feedback on 3d game arts
[FONT=Symbol]·[/FONT]Ability to work as a team player with designers, developers and producers

You’ll earn brownie points if you have:

[FONT=Symbol]·[/FONT]Former work experience on 3D iPhone games
[FONT=Symbol]·[/FONT]Former work experience in the gaming industry (5-7 years) and with AAA titles published.
[FONT=Symbol]·[/FONT]Former work experience on creating 3d artwork
[FONT=Symbol]·[/FONT]Familiar with nextgen asset production pipeline
[FONT=Symbol]·[/FONT]Former work experience on providing 3d art directions on console, iPhone, mobile games!
[FONT=Symbol]·[/FONT]Solid background in academic drawing, traditional arts, sketching and/or illustration.
[FONT=Symbol]·[/FONT]Specialty in 3D graphic design used as the basis for 2D and compatible platforms

Why you want to work for Gameloft:

[FONT=Symbol]·[/FONT]We offer competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including relocation bonus and assistance.
[FONT=Symbol]·[/FONT]We are a fun and creative team that is as passionate about what we make as you.
[FONT=Symbol]·[/FONT]Our offices are casual and the environment is relaxed.
[FONT=Symbol]·[/FONT]The work is challenging but rewarding.
[FONT=Symbol]·[/FONT]We are paving new ground everyday in the areas of mobile gaming and more.

For a chance to join a cool, creative team based in New York City please send your resume, cover letter, samples of work and/or your personal url (if available) to [COLOR=purple][email protected][/COLOR] Please reference: “GFX-SR3D-US” in the subject line. *Please ensure that any sample images/animations are sent within the email or attached as a Word or .pdf document only. Any emails that do not fulfill this requirement will not be read. *

[COLOR=#000000][FONT=&quot]About Gameloft[/FONT][/COLOR]

[COLOR=black]Gameloft[/COLOR]****[COLOR=black] is a leading international publisher and developer of video games for mobile phones and consoles.[/COLOR][COLOR=black] 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.[/COLOR]

[COLOR=black]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. [/COLOR]

[COLOR=black]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. [/COLOR]

[COLOR=black]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).[/COLOR]
[FONT=&quot]For more information visit www.gameloft.com[/FONT]