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VFX Artist - Console & VR

  • Location: Guildford, Surrey, South East
  • Salary/rate: Dependent on experience
  • Date posted: 01/10/18
  • Job reference: 6577
  • Contract, Permanent

Opportunity for a highly talented and experienced VFX Artist to join this Guildford based AAA studio riding the crest of the wave after a run of highly successful console and VR titles.

The primary role of this position is to create stunning visual effects ensuring that all effects meet the art direction whilst adhering to any technical restrictions.

EXPERIENCE:

A strong portfolio of work which demonstrates the ability to create visually impressive VFX which are sympathetic to the needs of the product.

A good understanding of physical behaviour and motion in the creation of VFX.

NICE TO HAVE:

At least 3 years of experience as a VFX artist, working on at least one AAA title.

Experience using the Unreal Engine would be an advantage.

 

KEY SKILLS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Creating a wide range of VFX to support the various aspects of games.

Generating environmental, impact and spot effects to further enhance realism and visual quality of

Supporting the lighting of environments.

Collaborating with other disciplines such as Lighting and Environment Artists, Graphics Programmers and Level Designers to create AAA game experiences.

 

TECHNICAL SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE

Maya

An industry standard real-time particle editor (Unreal, UNITY, CryENGINE)

Photoshop

Experience with After Effects and pre-visualization tools is an advantage.

 

THE CANDIDATE SHOULD HAVE:

A drive to constantly push art quality and try out new ideas.

A highly positive and proactive work ethic.

Excellent communication, presentation, and negotiation skills.

 

YOU ALSO NEED TO BE:

Flexible and open-minded

Determined and self-motivated

Prepared to rise to a challenge

Obsessed with quality

Team-focussed

Creative and innovative

 

There are both contract and permanent opportunites available, please send your CV / Reel to simon.pittam@amiqus.com