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Senior FX Artist

Crytek is looking for a Senior FX Artist to join our the Crysis 4 (Working Title) team in our Frankfurt, Germany based studio. 
*Sample pictures or portfolio link, which shows sample work are necessary.*


  • Understand and follow style guides to guarantee the consistency of the game
  • Provide and accept direction
  • Creation of real-time particle systems in CryEngine including textures and materials
  • Explore new technologies on the given platforms to achieve best possible results
  • Work within inter-disciplinary teams of artists, level designers and programmers
  • Implementation and optimization of shader based effects 
  • Demonstrate a desire to learn and grow professionally
  • Supervise and mentor junior artists on the team
  • Work together with our Research and Development department to improve workflows
  • Requirements

  • 5+ years experience in game development
  • Last and/or current gen console experience
  • Expert understanding of current game FX processes, limitations and dependencies  
  • Strong knowledge of 3ds Max / Maya or Blender, Photoshop, Substance Designer 
  • Strong knowledge of common real-time game engines
  • Established interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to deliver and receive constructive feedback
  • The ability to manage and supervise mid-level and junior artists and willingness to carry out mentorship tasks
  • Good English communication and writing skills  
  • Positive, problem-solving and team-oriented attitude
  • Be proactive and self-motivated, work without direct supervision
  • Ability to complete all tasks in a timely manner and to a consistent high quality standard
  • Ability to write HLSL
  • Willing to relocate to Frankfurt am Main area, Germany
  •  A portfolio or reel that demonstrates the following:  

  • Real-time particle FX including a technical breakdown 
  • Strong technical skills (textures / materials / baking / scripting / shaders)
  • Strong artistic skills (shapes / colors / proportions / timing / lighting and movement)
  • Keen eye for details and realism
  • Plusses

  • Experience with CRYENGINE 
  • Experience with procedural content creation
  • Experience with EmberGen 
  • What you can expect from us

  • A refreshing yet highly professional atmosphere in a diverse team
  • Flexible work time
  • Free public transportation ticket, which lets you use public transport free of charge 24/7 
  • Supported German lessons for our employees  
  • Company language is English. Any additional language is a plus, but not a requirement
  • Extensive assistance with getting visa, work permits and communication with local authorities 
  • Relocation support
  • A company apartment for your first few months and help in finding a private apartment 
  • ...and much more! 
  • Senior FX Artist

    Full time

    Published on 05/28/2021

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