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Senior VFX Artist – AAA Games – Stockholm, New York, Malmö and Liverpool

OPM’s client are looking for a talented Senior VFX Artist to join a top-tier, experienced team to help craft cutting edge AAA open-world games.

The successful candidate must be highly passionate and driven when it comes to crafting cutting edge AAA visual effects with the skills to realize that motivation.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Extensive experience working on AAA game productions, having gone through at least one full game development cycle
  • Expert in creating high-quality particle effects and textures
  • A strong understanding of colour theory and animation principles at large but especially when it comes to visual effects.
  • 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 what it takes to create the visual effects for a AAA game and all areas that entails.
  • High proficiency in technical problem solving and optimization when it comes to visual effects
  • Excellent knowledge of Photoshop, Maya, Adobe After Effects and Houdini
  • Great communication skills, being able to maintain communication with multiple teams within a large project and foster a cooperative environment is essential, along with being able to provide accurate estimates and prioritize their own and their teams work
  • Experience with developing tools and pipelines in collaboration with programmers to bring out the best possible result for the game.

BENEFICIAL:

  • Experience working with and knowledge of current console hardware
  • Knowledge of creating real time effects through proprietary engines
  • Experience in writing scripts/plugins in MEL, C/C++ for Maya
  • A background in creating real time shaders and post effects
  • Have experience teaching and mentoring new artists

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Working with the Art Director, the VFX team and designers to create visually stunning effects.
  • Help manage, research, and evolve the pipeline and create amazing visual effects.
  • Deliver compelling special effects for an original IP.
  • Create, implement, and optimise full screen and particle visual effects.

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 (0) 1206 214415!

Senior VFX Artist – AAA Games – Stockholm, New York, Malmö and Liverpool

OPM
Stockholm
Full time

Published on 09/07/2022

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