2D "Pixel" Artist
Gameloft is a leading international developer and publisher 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. The total number of mobile handsets with this technology is anticipated to exceed one billion units in 2007.
Partnership agreements with leading licensors and sports personalities such as Ubisoft Entertainment, Universal Pictures, Viacom, FifPro, Lamborghini, FHM, Vans, Derek Jeter, Vijay Singh and Geoff Rowley 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, New York Nights and Siberian Strike.
Through agreements with major telephone wireless carriers, handset manufacturers, specialized distributors and its online shop, Gameloft has a distribution network in over 65 countries.
Gameloft has worldwide offices in New York, San Francisco, Montreal, Buenos Aires, Paris, London, Düsseldorf, Milan, Barcelona, Beijing, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Seoul. Gameloft is listed on Euronext Paris (ISIN: FR0000079600, Bloomberg: GFT FP, Reuters: GLFT.PA)
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You have already done pixel art for released products (low-resolution computer graphics – 2D video games, sprites, icons …).
You have already done pixel works for GB, GBA or mobile games.
You are highly motivated, with a passion for video games.
You are proficient in Photoshop, Promotion and/or other drawing software.
Understanding of optimization of computer art is a PLUS.
You have a strong understanding of the principles of animation.
You have a solid background in academic drawing, sketching, and/or illustration.
Upon joining the art department, your mission will be to execute game art and work with a project team (game designers, engineers, producer), from the concept through delivery.
We are mainly seeking people with good all-round experience (applications from self-taught candidates will also be accepted).
The projects in question are video games for mobile phones and N-Gage.
The position is based in New York.
Please send your application (CV + a few samples of significant work + address of personal web site, if you have one), under the reference “GFX-PIXEL2D-US”, to:
IMPORTANT: PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU SEND IMAGES OR ANIMATIONS FROM YOUR PORTFOLIO IN YOUR CV E-MAIL OR .DOC (Word) OR .PDF (Acrobat), OR SEND US THE WEBSITE ADDRESS FOR YOUR ONLINE PORTFOLIO (if you have one). ANY CV THAT DOES NOT FULFILL THIS REQUIREMENT WILL NOT BE READ. Thank you for your cooperation.
Shame if this were freelance or UK I would be interested as I've done GB, GBC, GBA and now mobiles (on my 3rd mobile title as I type) from art, design and coding.
As a veteran of the business I would apply but of course it's no good as it's overseas - damn :/
More about me here (but by no means all of it!)
Last edited by Adrian Cummings; 08-25-2005 at 09:12 AM.