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Senior VFX Artist – Nottingham – Permanent – AAA Console/PC Games

Location: Nottingham, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #23961 Posted: 1 year ago

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

Project: AAA Console/PC Games

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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.

The successful candidate will be passionate about all aspects of VFX design and implementation as you will be responsible for helping define the visual style and maintaining quality standards and working practices.

The ideal candidate will have a background demonstrating an excellent eye for detail, creative flair, versatility in style, and the capability to communicate artistic vision to the teams.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Use your control over aesthetics and physics to create real world VFX.
  • Collaborate with a multi-discipline team to design and implement those VFX.
  • Take ownership and responsibility of your output.
  • Willingness to support other team members.
  • Optimise 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.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Extensive experience in Real Time VFX for games.
  • Expert knowledge of real-time VFX authoring tools.
  • Solid experience with 3D packages for producing 3D assets.
  • Great understanding of Photoshop and After Effects.
  • Robust and demonstrable knowledge of the Principles of Real Time VFX.
  • Understanding of VFX impact on console performance.
  • Shipped a minimum of one AAA title.
  • Able to mentor other VFX artists.
  • The ability to work with various styles of art on multiple projects.
  • Demo reel required.
  • Experience with UE4 (Cascade and Niagara).

DESIRED SKILLS (NOT MUST HAVES):

  • Strong problem-solving skills for technical tasks.
  • Exposure to Unity (Shuriken), PopcornFX and other engines for creating real time VFX
  • Exposure to fluid dynamics simulation software, such as Houdini and FumeFX, for fire, smoke, fluid, and soft or rigid body dynamics.

 

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

Tagged as: AAA, Senior Artist, VFX Art

Tags: AAA , Senior Artist , VFX Art Categories: Art , Creative

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