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Lead VFX Artist – AAA Games – London – Permanent

Location: London Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 1 year ago

Splash Damage

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

 

Tagged as: VFX Art

Tags: VFX Art Categories: Art , Creative

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