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Senior VFX Artist – AAA Games – Nottingham

Location: Nottingham, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #23535 Posted: 2 years ago

Job Title: Senior VFX Artist

Job Location: Nottingham, UK

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: Competitive

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Our Client builds ground-breaking games and content for some of the world’s biggest publishers. Our client is seeking to expand their core teams experience in this fantastic opportunity for a Senior VFX artist to develop and define their VFX pipeline and processes.

A successful candidate must be passionate about all aspects of VFX design and implementation as you will be responsible for defining the visual style and maintaining quality standards and working practices. Working alongside the VFX Lead you will have responsibility for helping drive and mentor the team adding your distinctive leadership style and values to the evolving culture.

The ideal candidate will have a history of demonstrating an exceptional eye for detail, creative flair, stylistic versatility and the ability to effectively communicate artistic vision to the rest of the VFX and game teams.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Use your command over aesthetics and physics to create real world VFX
  • Collaborate with designers, artists and coders to design and implement those VFX
  • Take ownership and responsibility of your output
  • Willingness to support other team members
  • Optimize your VFX to budget, test, measure and strive to improve performance
  • Contribute to new techniques and workflows
  • Work under direction to create stunning VFX, optimised per platform, across multiple titles
  • Create prototypes and pre-visualisation concepts to help establish visual effects direction and workflows
  • Collaborate with level design and gameplay teams to create visual effects that support gameplay requirements
  • Work with the Graphical Rendering team and Technical Art team in the development and improvement of workflows and technologies to improve visual effect quality and performance.
  • Work through all aspects of the VFX pipeline, which includes creating content from concept to final polished result

DESIRED SKILLS:

 

  • Extensive experience in Real Time VFX for games
  • Experience with 3D packages for creating 3D assets
  • Strong knowledge of Photoshop and After Effects
  • Understanding of VFX impact on console performance
  • Shipped a minimum of one AAA title
  • The ability to work with various styles of art on multiple projects
  • Demo reel required
  • Experience with UE4 (Cascade and Niagara)
  • Experience in Unity (Shuriken), PopcornFX and other engines is a bonus
  • Experience with fluid dynamics simulation software, such as Houdini and FumeFX, for fire, smoke, fluid and body dynamics is a bonus

 

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

Tagged as: VFX Art

Tags: VFX Art Categories: Art , Creative

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