(Closed) VFX Artist
WayForward is an independent videogame developer based in Valencia, California.
Over a quarter century we’ve become one of the biggest independent developers out there, and house some of the finest talent in the video game industry. We’ve built our reputation on solid gaming fundamentals, feature-quality character animation, and flexibility and know-how when it comes to bringing entertainment brands into the world of gaming – both original characters of our own design, or comic book and tinsel town favorites. Over the last few years we’ve become mainstays in the area of rebooting classic game series.
We want to create the most entertaining games under the sun. Our goal is to engage, delight, surprise, and match wits with gamers of all ages on whatever devices they can be found!
Wayforward is seeking an experienced Visual Effects Artist to work at our Valencia office. We're currently looking for a talented artist with experience creating VFX for console and mobile games. Applicants should demonstrate good technical knowledge and a good understanding of how to create great looking effects within the constraints of console and mobile development. We're looking for someone who is motivated, has a strong work ethic, and is a strong team player.
- 2 years of industry experience in a VFX position
- Ability to build effects across a wide range of art styles
- Able to work well under pressure and with deadlines
- Expert knowledge of one or more 3D packages (3DSMax, Maya, etc.)
- Expert knowledge of the effects system in at least one modern 3D engine
- Expert knowledge of Photoshop
- Strong traditional art skills
- Experience in 2D animation is a plus
- Experience in pixel animation is a plus
- Passion for making and playing games
Due to the situation with COVID-19 Wayforward is currently working remotely. Applicants that are located close enough to work onsite at our Valencia office is preferred, but we are also open to considering applicants that would need to work remotely indefinitely.