Senior VFX Artist – Brighton, UK – AAA Console/PC Games

Location: Brighton, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #24452 Posted: 3 months ago

This vacancy may offer a work-from-home start until it’s safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.

 

OPMs client is looking for a Senior VFX Artist to join their team on an unannounced AAA character action console game.

As a Senior VFX Artist, you'll be responsible for producing industry leading VFX for their games. You will be expected to craft everything from in world ambient VFX, explosive and impactful set piece events and gameplay related VFX sequencing as it relates to character interactions and combat. If you believe that inspiring and impactful VFX can bring depth and life to a game and you have a deep appreciation for the artistry behind enhancing the gameplay experience through your work, then they would very much like to hear from you.

Responsibilities:

 

  • Make a significant and direct contribution to the creation of bespoke, original and industry leading VFX for AAA console.
  • Understand the value that VFX can add to all aspects of the player experience.
  • Create set piece events, ambient and gameplay related VFX that give each product unique character.
  • Partner closely with their technical teams to deliver an efficient, stable, state of the art VFX pipeline and consistently strive for excellence that demonstrates work at the cutting edge.
  • Be a champion for VFX and constantly look for opportunities where your work can enhance the game.
  • Pre-Visualise and prototype cutting edge VFX techniques.
  • Document & communicate clear technical guidelines for VFX creation and real-time implementation to the team.
  • Maintain and communicate a strong knowledge of innovative game production technologies and the capabilities/limitations of these technologies as they relate to the project goals.

 

Requirements:

 

  • Extensive experience as a VFX artist in the games industry working on cutting edge AAA console titles.
  • Advanced skills in games development software such as Maya & games engines
  • Understanding of shaders and the rendering pipeline as it relates to VFX.
  • Understanding of Houdini, a distinct advantage.
  • In-depth knowledge of VFX principals and good sense of timing and staging.
  • A creative thinker and problem solver with excellent communication skills.
  • Ability and willingness to accept and follow direction, and to collaborate productively with others.
  • A VFX reel demonstrating outstanding visual and technical ability.
  • An exceptional eye and drive for quality and detail.

 

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call me directly today on +44 (0) 1206 214 412!

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