Sports Game Designer

Calling all Awesome Sports Game Designers!

Gameloft a worldwide publisher and developer of video games for mobile phones, is seeking a Sports Game Designer to join their existing talent pool. Previous hit games include Derek Jeter Pro Baseball 2006, Asphalt 3: Street Rules™ 3D, And 1® Streetball, Reggie Bush Pro Football, Rayman Kart, Kobe Bryant Pro Basketball 2008 and NFL 2009!

The Nitty-Gritty:

[FONT=Symbol]·[/FONT]As a key member of the development team, you’ll be in charge of the sports game design from initial concept to final delivery.
[FONT=Symbol]·[/FONT]Design sports game, level layouts and gameplay content for team sports, racing, individual sports, sports simulators, and even extreme sports.
[FONT=Symbol]·[/FONT]Play and research competitor’s games and benchmarks.
[FONT=Symbol]·[/FONT]Lead a team of artists and programmers to ensure that the game’s creative vision is fulfilled.
[FONT=Symbol]·[/FONT]Link up with imaginative design teams around the world to create new sports game titles.


[FONT=Symbol]·[/FONT]Ability to create a feasible sports game model based on a variety of tools and methods.
[FONT=Symbol]·[/FONT]Thorough understanding of video games and their commercial appeal to the general public.
[FONT=Symbol]·[/FONT]Have a true passion on different types of sports in general.
[FONT=Symbol]·[/FONT]Solid observation skills to dissect aspects of a sport and capture its feel in a game.
[FONT=Symbol]·[/FONT]Think creatively and work well independently and as a team player.
[FONT=Symbol]·[/FONT]Ability to clearly share your vision and motivate coworkers to make your vision come true.

You’ll earn brownie points if you have:

[FONT=Symbol]·[/FONT]Experience with design software (MS Word, Excel, Visio, Adobe Photoshop, Maya, etc.).
[FONT=Symbol]·[/FONT]Familiarity with C++ and JAVA.
[FONT=Symbol]·[/FONT]Strong knowledge of wireless devices (cell phones, iPhones, etc.).
[FONT=Symbol]·[/FONT]Experience designing published sports games titles
[FONT=Symbol]·[/FONT]A love for both video games and sports alike!

Why do you want to work for Gameloft? Here are a few good reasons:

[]We are a fun and creative team based in New York City (based in the Flatiron District of Manhattan).
]Our offices are casual and the environment is relaxed.
[]The work is challenging but rewarding.
]We are paving new ground everyday in the areas of mobile gaming and more.
[]It’s the perfect place to make your mark in the gaming industry.
]Relatively small studio, meaning you can make a big impression on the direction of the company.

This is your chance to join a fun and creative team working on innovative and ground-breaking games right here in New York City. If any of this gets your heart pumping, please send your resume, cover letter with salary requirements and samples (if available) to: [email protected]

Please include “GSPORTS-DESIGN-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. All qualified applicants will be expected to take a standard game design test. *

Gameloft offers a casual work environment, competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. For more information visit

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).