VFX Artist UK North

Games Jobs - Art / Animation - UK & Europe

Job Title VFX Artist UK North
Job Category Lead Artist,VFX / Lighting Artist
Job Description Our client leads the field in their area. Creating games across platforms as part of a truly global content provider. They are looking for an experienced VFX Artist with individuality and flair to lead the team.  

You will:
  • Coordinate the effects team and liaise across the creative departments
  • Direct the creation of particles using Photoshop
  • Direct the creation of effects using Maya and Photoshop
  • Direct the creation of scenery and character effects
  • Locating static effects within the levels and cutscenes
  • Coordinate frame-rate balance with environment artists
  • Coordinate triggered effects with art teams in line with the game’s concept
  • Ensure work levels operate within memory and frame rate guides and restrictions
  • Set and review work flow to all teams  

Your skills:
  • Demonstrable creative artistry with a problem solving methodology
  • An adaptable work style as the goal posts are forever on the move
  • Capable of hitting deadlines along with the whole team
  • Excellent understanding of Maya
  • Strong Photoshop editing skills for creating texture effects for use with the particle systems.
  • Advanced skills of software used in game development (e.g. UE4, Unity).
  • In-depth knowledge of VFX principals and good sense of timing and staging.
  • Understanding of Shaders and Rendering Pipeline as it relates to VFX


We Offer:

Competitive salary with discretionary benefits
Modern, professional studio in a desirable location near to cultural hubs  

Please reply with CV in English in .doc or .docx format and portfolio links to Jane Slater, Art & Design Consultant - jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 096
Location UK & Europe
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 12/08/2019
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