[PAID + Awesome Benefits!] 2D Concept Artist Wanted - Mobile Games

Calling all Awesome 2d Concept Artists!<o:p></o:p>
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Gameloft, a leading international publisher and developer of video games for mobile phones, is seeking 2D concept Artists to join their existing talent pool. 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 games include LOST, Dogz, Brain Challenge, Gangstar: Crime City, Asphalt: Street Rules, Live Free or Die Hard, Shrek The Third, Heroes and Brothers In Arms: Earned in Blood 3D. As a key member of the development team, you’ll design characters of the games, fake screenshots and game art from the initial concept directly through final delivery. <o:p></o:p>
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Must-haves/ know-how: <o:p></o:p>
[]Sprite/Pixel art experience for a product that has already been released onto the market (low-resolution computer graphics: 2D video games, sprites, icons, etc.) but self-taught candidates will also be considered<o:p></o:p>[/LIST][LIST]
]Proficient in Photoshop, Painter and/or other drawing software<o:p></o:p>
[]Strong understanding of the principles of animation and the use of color <o:p></o:p>
]A solid background in academic drawing, sketching and/or illustration<o:p></o:p>
[]A solid background in creating characters for video games or animated cartoon<o:p></o:p>
]Think creatively, work well independently and as a team player<o:p></o:p>
[]Strong background in composition and graphic design <o:p></o:p>[/LIST]<o:p> </o:p>
You’ll earn brownie points if you have:<o:p></o:p>[LIST]
]Experience in creating mockups professionally or as a hobby <o:p></o:p>[/LIST][LIST]
[]Knowledge about optimization of computer art<o:p></o:p>
]Previous experience creating sprite/pixel art for GB, GBA or mobile games<o:p></o:p>
[]Previous experience in creating characters for video games <o:p></o:p>
]A love for video games, inside & out<o:p></o:p>[/LIST]<o:p> </o:p>
For a chance to join a cool, creative team based in New York City- please send your resume, cover letter, 2-3 samples of your work and/or your url address (if available) to:

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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. *<o:p></o:p>
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To learn more about our games, check out www.gameloft.com.<o:p></o:p>
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About Gameloft<o:p></o:p>

Gameloft is a leading international publisher and developer of video games for mobile phones. 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. Partnership agreements with leading licensors and sports personalities such as Ubisoft Entertainment, Universal Pictures, Viacom, Warner Bros., Touchstone Television, FifPro, Lamborghini, Vans, Paris Hilton Ent., Derek Jeter, Reggie Bush and Vijay Singh 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. <o:p></o:p>
Through agreements with major telephone wireless carriers, handset manufacturers, specialized distributors and its online shop, Gameloft has a distribution network in over 70 plus countries. <o:p></o:p>
Gameloft has worldwide offices in New York, San Francisco, Montreal, Buenos Aires, Paris, London, Duesseldorf, Milan, Barcelona, New Delhi, Seoul, Beijing, Hong Kong and Tokyo. Gameloft is listed on Euronext Paris (ISIN: FR0000079600, Bloomberg: GFT FP, Reuters: GLFT.PA) <o:p></o:p>