Senior VFX Artist – Barcelona, Spain – AAA Games

Location: Barcelona, Spain Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #25434 Posted: 2 weeks ago

Project: AAA Games


OPM’s client are currently seeking an experienced and talented Senior VFX Artist to develop visually stunning in-game FX elements for game environments, characters and cinematics as well as contribute to the development and enhancement of particle effect systems, tools, and pipelines.

RESPONSIBLITIES:

  • Handle FX problems and develop solutions that consider all variables in a self-sufficient manner
  • Break down open-ended requests into actionable tasks, examine feasible options, autonomously collaborate across disciplines to propose a plan of action, and implement solutions that will satisfy all stakeholders
  • In-depth knowledge of at least one major 3D package (Maya, Max, Houdini, etc.)
  • Outstanding technical and artistic problem solving skills
  • Produce a wide variety of real-time special effects using sprite-based particle systems along with pixel and vertex shaders; e.g. rain, snow, smoke, explosion, destruction, weapon, fire, geometry, surface shader, and full screen effects
  • Work with Art and Engineering teams, offering creative and efficient solutions to help solve performance related issues
  • Maintain clean, organized FX and Shader libraries
  • Effectively communicate updates and communicate timely concerns to the production team

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Current-generation AAA video game platform experience on a minimum of two published titles
  • Background with video game product development including, but not limited to workflow, tools, particle systems, lighting, high and low poly modeling, texture painting, texture/UV animation, UV layout, in-game and sprite animation, material setup, and engine
  • Knowledge and understanding of optimization, performance, and profiling considerations
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all disciplines – game design, production, and engineers as well as artists

DESIRED SKILLS (Good to have):

  • Extensive technical art background in FX, with a focus on shader writing.
  • Background authoring rendered FX in packages such as the Adobe Suite, Maya/Max and Houdini.
  • Scripting and/or visual scripting experience (Unreal’s Blueprints, etc.)

BENEFITS:

  • 30 vacation days per year
  • Flexible working hours
  • Private health insurance including dental
  • Relocation and VISA support

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

Tagged as: AAA, Spanish, VFX Art

Max. file size: 10 MB.

Tags: AAA , Spanish , VFX Art Categories: Art , Creative

mm

Gary Martin

See Gary's jobs

What is the Role of a Computer Games Tester?

For anyone who has passion for gaming, a role as a Computer Games Tester could be the perfect match. It’s…

Read more

Games Industry CV Template

The competition for jobs in the games industry is fierce, and you’ll need to stay ahead of the game. By…

Read more

Autism Awareness Month – Resources for the Games Industry

Autism is a highly individualistic condition, so it manifests differently in different people. Autistic people usually prefer things with structure…

Read more

Copyright © 2022 OPMjobs Ltd. 408 Wellington House, 90-92 Butt Rd, Colchester, CO3 3DA, United Kingdom