VFX Artist - Remote

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Job Title VFX Artist - Remote
Job Category Lead Artist,VFX / Lighting Artist,Graduate Artist
Job Description Flaming Fowl Studios is a new independent studio rising from the ashes of the renowned Lionhead Studios. We create games that feature deep and interesting strategic experiences with fascinating twists and always include a healthy dose of humour.

Our latest project is a strategic, turn-based, fantasy RPG based on an existing IP and we are looking for a VFX Artist to help us create this exciting game. Although the team is based in Surrey and Hampshire, we operate remotely so we would encourage applications from all over. 

If you are fed up commuting and want to define your own hours then this is great chance to become a core member of a growing studio but with all the flexibility of working from anywhere in the world.

Your duties will include:

  • Work with Lead Artist to design and concept VFX
  • Produce all in-game VFX assets, including Character FX, Spells, Creatures, Environmental FX, Lighting FX, Post Process Effects
  • Work independently or collaborate remotely with relevant team members to implement VFX in-game
  • Troubleshoot and optimise VFX
  • Present, review and discuss work online
  • Implement feedback from Lead and Directors


 Requirements:

  • A relevant degree and/or an outstanding portfolio/demo that showcases their ability
  • Excellent knowledge of current real-time VFX tools and techniques
  • Deep understanding of material FX creation using node-based graphs
  • Ability to R&D new techniques if required
  • Ability to quickly concept VFX before producing assets
  • Ability to produce both realistic and stylised VFX quickly and efficiently
  • Excellent understanding of gameplay mechanics and technical design
  • Expert knowledge of Unity VFX tools
  • Understanding of performance limitations and ability to optimise without compromising on quality
  • Ability to proactively troubleshoot and fix technical VFX issues in-game
  • Good 3D modelling skills and knowledge of an industry standard 3D package- Max or Maya
  • 2D texture production using Photoshop or equivalent package
  • A true passion for video games and the desire to create high-quality experiences
  • Highly motivated with a proactive attitude and the ability to work in a team
  • Ability to manage time well and deliver high-quality assets on time and on budget
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


Desirable:

  • All round technical art skills
  • Demonstrable 3D animation abilities
  • Understanding of simple rigging/skinning
  • Knowledge of Adobe AfterFX
  • Good understanding of lighting techniques


 Please send your CV to contact@flamingfowl.com
Salary DOE
Location Remote, Anywhere
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 26/03/2018
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