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[FULL TIME] [Canada] Gameloft MTL - Technical Artist (Relocation assistance is offered)

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Job Description

Working closely with the programming and art teams, the technical artist is responsible for developing an optimal graphics production pipeline to support the team's creation process. They make sure to meet any artistic/design expectations, in keeping with performance constraints and production deadlines.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Staying up to date with the latest tools and techniques being used in the video game industry, and identifying which ones can be applied to each project
  • Brainstorming and prototyping ideas quickly in collaboration with the other department leads
  • Establishing and maintaining an optimized pipeline focused on automation and procedural content development
  • Creating tools to improve the artists' workflow, while keeping user experience in mind
  • Supporting the artists by documenting tools, creating guidelines and developing best practices
  • Working closely with the art team to integrate art content in game engines and creating tools to facilitate the process
  • Working closely with the programming team to debug, profile and optimize game content for the target platforms


Required Skills and Attributes:

  • Ability to quickly prototype different ideas and features using various tools and techniques
  • Solid foundation in programming using Python, C# and other similar scripting languages used in game development
  • Experience creating tools for 3ds Max, Houdini, Substance 3D Designer/Painter and other major packages used in game development
  • Interest in automation and procedural content development, using tools such as Houdini and Substance 3D
  • Experience working with Unity, Unreal or other similar engines, focusing on constraints related to cross-platform productions (console, PC, mobile)
  • Good understanding of workflows related to each of the major art disciplines: lighting, rendering, shaders, post-processing, particle systems, animation, UI, and more
  • Knowledge of profiling tools like the Unity and Unreal profilers or other standalone graphics debuggers is a plus
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate ideas and processes
  • Effective time-management skills and ability to meet deadlines

Why Join the World of Gameloft?

  • Because you want to be part of an exceptional experience within a company that is constantly growing!
  • Because you want to work with talented people who are industry pioneers!
  • Because you want to join a global company and meet great people around the world from all walks of life.
  • Or, just because you’re looking for a great place to work!

What We Offer

  • Flexible schedule
  • 3 weeks’ vacation and mobile days off, available as of your start date
  • Time off between Christmas and New Year’s Day to help you start the year off on the right foot
  • Group RRSP program with employer contributions
  • Great group insurance program
  • Free 24/7 access to a virtual medical clinic
  • The Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Partial reimbursement of your commuting costs (for public transit and/or parking)
  • Support for new employees relocating from countries or regions outside Quebec
  • Referral program with bonuses
  • Regular activities and prizes courtesy of our Social Committee

And at the studio itself:

  • Secure bike storage room and a subsidy to encourage active transportation (during the summer)
  • Daily snacks (fruit, coffee, etc.)
  • Friday happy hours
  • A game room
  • A rooftop terrace
  • Studio located near Jarry Park and the charming Mile-Ex and Little Italy neighbourhoods
  • Fitness classes at the studio itself or at Jarry Park (e.g., yoga)

We want to get to know you!

Submit your application now.


In order for your application to be considered, you must submit a portfolio or other samples of your work (demos, images, animation, websites, etc.). Please provide us with the address of your website or portfolio, if you have them.

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