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As a FX Artist you will be responsible for creating high quality visual effects with a focus on their aesthetic values, while remaining within technical restrictions. You will work together with Concept, Lighting and Texture Artists, Game and Level Designers to ensure that all the elements of the game are artistically consistent and compelling.
Your daily adventure
CREATE Punchy, juicy and compelling in-game visual effects within the scope of the Project’s level of visual fidelity and style
COLLABORATE EFFECTIVELY With Designers, Artists and Programmers in order to achieve aesthetic excellence
WORK WITHIN TECHNICAL CONSTRAINTS Of the platform, the project and the engine
A good sense of visual pacing and rhythm
A good sense of visual composition and the micro-storytelling that is done within the realm of FX work
Understanding of particle systems and geometry based visual effects
Experience with Photoshop Experience with 3ds Max or equivalent 3D package
TIME MANAGEMENT SKILLS Ability to manage your own time and work within deadlines
COMMUNICATION SKILLS Collaborate effectively with other team members Good level of English
PROBLEM-SOLVER Proactively search for the best solution
ENTHUSIASM Interest and desire to work in the game development industry and develop your artistic skills
Experience with animation Experience with VFX video compositing
Experience with Houdini or Embergen Game development experience
Multicultural & friendly working environment Working with the best professionals in the games industry on AAA video games Flexible working hours & additional days off Private medical health & dental care Employee assistance program Learning & knowledge sharing programs International trainings & conferences Top location next to Borisova Garden Park Public transport card & food vouchers Gifts for special occasions Free games & game dev merchandise Memorable parties & teambuilding events
HOW TO APPLY Please send us a copy of your updated CV in English and a demo-reel or portfolio.
All applications will be reviewed with strict confidentiality and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.