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Senior VFX Artist – Greater London, UK – AAA Games

Job Type: Permanent
Project: AAA Games

OPM’s client are famous for their outstanding, team-based multiplayer games that inspire friendship, competition and teamwork.

They are currently seeking an experienced and motivated Senior VFX Artist to help creating stunning visual effects using a mixture of technical and artistic skills.

RESPONSIBLITIES:

  • Work with the project VFX team to drive the creation and refinement of gameplay and environmental effects
  • Effectively communicate and motivate the team, while supporting junior artists in their development and learning
  • Collaborate with Art team to accentuate visual fidelity, Designers to enhance immersion and player experience, and Technical Art to maintain performance requirements
  • Able to set and maintain effective VFX pipelines, and to advocate best practices for cross-discipline collaboration
  • Strive to push our techniques into new territory

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Has worked on at least three commercially released AAA titles as a VFX artist
  • Mastery of the fundamentals of VFX including timing, composition, colour and how VFX provide gameplay feedback
  • Must have experience authoring real-time VFX and have a good understanding of the technical constraints of Console and PC budgets
  • Strong experience with node based material generation workflows
  • Current with latest digital art techniques, practices, tools, software, and trends
  • Understanding of production constraints and collaboration needs in a fast paced environment
  • Must be familiar with Unreal Engine 4’s VFX and Physics tools

DESIRED SKILLS:

  • Previous roles as a Senior, or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge in rigid body, pyro, and fluid simulation
  • Technical knowledge of 3D asset building and surfacing packages
  • Passion for problem solving and experimenting with new boundaries
  • Able to take ownership of VFX implementation
  • Comfortable working autonomously to meet expectations and deliveries
  • Houdini FX knowledge is a plus

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Private Medical and Dental Cover for you and your family, along with the 24/7 Babylon digital GP service
  • Get mental health support from our trained Mental Health First Aiders or via our third-party counselling service
  • 24/7 employee assistance helpline offering advice and support on a range of topics, including health, relationships, finances, and the law
  • 25 days of annual leave, plus 8 public holidays and our annual closure between Christmas and New Year’s
  • Industry-leading fully-paid 30 weeks maternity leave & 10 weeks paternity leave
  • Enhanced company pension contributions

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 412!

Senior VFX Artist – Greater London, UK – AAA Games

OPM
London, UK
Full time

Published on 02/17/2022

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