Experienced VFX Artist - AAA Games - USA

Games Jobs - Art / Animation - New York

Job Title Experienced VFX Artist - AAA Games - USA
Job Category Art / Animation
Job Description Our client is well known for delivering successful AAA open-world titles. Based in an exciting city, the studio is located in a bright, open and airy custom-designed space spanning 20,000 square feet and offering a wide arrange of amenities to keep their employees happy and motivated.

Our client is currently looking for a REAL TIME VFX Artist to work on the development of high-profile projects for PS4 and Xbox One. The focus and majority of time will be spent creating, implementing and optimizing particle visual effects.

Examples include fire, smoke, explosion trails and sparkle bursts. The ideal candidate feels comfortable in a team environment and is able to deliver compelling special effects for an original IP. You will work with the Art Director and the Lead Artist to create visually stunning effects utilizing their internal engine.

Required qualifications
  • Extensive experience in the game industry on a AAA game.
  • Expert in creating high-quality particle effects and textures
  • A portfolio showcasing high-quality effects reel and high resolution effect textures
  • The ability to view visual reference of an effect, deconstruct it and subsequently re-create it in a real-time game engine is essential
  • Strong knowledge of environmental effects, cloth simulations, lighting and dynamics
  • High proficiency in technical problem solving
  • Knowledge of Photoshop, Maya, Adobe After Effects and 3D Studio Max

Desired qualifications
  • Knowledge of PS4 and Xbox One hardware
  • Experience creating real time effects through proprietary engines
  • Skills in writing scripts/plugins in MEL, C/C++ for Maya
  • Experience in creating real time shaders and post effects

Interested in this job? Applications are reviewed continuously so please email your CV along with a link to your portfolio to: <a href=mailto:officemanager@opmjobs.com>officemanager@opmjobs.com</a>

Declan Blayney | Art Consultant | OPM Response Ltd | <a href=mailto:declan@opmjobs.com>declan@opmjobs.com</a>

The salary bracket is approximate and is no guarantee of the income on offer. Salary and benefits will be discussed with candidates at interview with the company and are individually negotiated by OPM.
Salary DOE
Location New York
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 25/10/2017
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