Lead VFX Artist - AAA Games - London - Permanent

Games Jobs - Art / Animation - United Kingdom

Job Title Lead VFX Artist - AAA Games - London - Permanent
Job Category Art / Animation
Job Description Job Location – London, UK

Job Type – Permanent

Salary – Dependant on experience

Platforms – Console/PC

My client is an independently-owned studio on the outskirts of London, and they’re all about crafting engaging multiplayer experiences. They are currently looking for a talented Lead VFX artist to help us build world class effects for upcoming titles. You should exhibit both technical skill and artistic talent, have a passion for creative problem solving, and be able to manage and inspire a team of artists.

Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with Art and Design Directors to create a technically sound, engaging and memorable game
  • Collaborate with Art team to accentuate visual fidelity, Designers to improve game-play choices and Programming to maintain our performance requirements
  • Manage the VFX team including holding regular 121s, setting objectives, looking after the team’s welfare and providing mentoring
  • Work with the VFX team to drive the creation of game-play and environmental effects

Skills:
  • Must have experience authoring real-time VFX and have a good understanding of the technical constraints imposed by console and PC technology.
  • Needs to be proficient in Max/Maya, Photoshop, and Unreal editor (or similar).
  • Strong understanding the fundamentals of VFX including timing, composition, colour and how to use VFX to provide gameplay feedback.
  • Exceptional ability in optimizing VFX to run at the speed and fidelity needed by multiplayer shooter games while looking great.
  • The desire to collaborate with game designers, programmers and artists

  • Management of an experienced VFX team
  • Knowledge in rigid body and fluid simulation


Interested in this job? Applications are reviewed continuously so please email your CV along with a link to your portfolio to: officemanager@opmjobs.com

Declan Blayney | Art Consultant | OPM Response Ltd | declan@opmjobs.com | 01206 214414

The salary bracket is approximate and is no guarantee of the income on offer. Salary and benefits will be discussed with candidates at interview with the company and are individually negotiated by OPM.
Salary DOE
Location United Kingdom
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 04/01/2019
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