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VFX Artist Midlevel wanted for game studio in London, UK Posted Aug 15
Interactive selection , United Kingdom (London)
 
We are a leading independent developer, focused on building and operating live games.

We’ve been in business for 13 years and with a development team of over 120 people, we’re one of the largest independent studios in the UK.

With studios in both London, Brighton and Madrid, we’re committed to developing best in class titles that entertain millions of players.

Key Responsibilities

As a VFX Artist you'll be responsible for bringing best-in-class VFX to our products. Your work will span a wide range of games and will require a broad palette of diverse styles. You will be expected to craft everything from 2D menu effects & animation through to 3D effects that (often literally) deliver explosive impact to our games. If you believe that great VFX are more than just an afterthought and you crave the opportunity to provide the original artistry for this essential part of the gameplay experience, then you could be the person we’re looking for!

Our work spans a broad range of styles, technology and platforms, from mobile to console. 

You'll be expected to: 

Design original and beautiful VFX that delight and surprise
Understand the value that VFX components can add to all aspects of the gameplay experience
Champion VFX, constantly looking for opportunities where they may enhance the game
Ensure VFX support the user experience rather than distracting the player away from it
Create bespoke, original styles of VFX to give each product unique character
Troubleshoot and improve existing VFX
Work with technical delivery teams to solve technical challenges that keep our VFX at the cutting edge
Work with our world-class Production team to ensure VFX solutions can fit within budgets and schedules
Typically, you'll be working within one-or-more of our studio teams to lead the VFX design from the start to the end of a project. 

Requirements

2+ years commercial experience in the games industry working on VFX (ideally to include mobile)
Advanced skills in games software such as Maya & games engines (ideally to include Unity)
A strong portfolio of VFX work (ideally for mobile or console games)
A passion for excellence in VFX creation
In-depth knowledge of VFX principles
Creative with excellent communication skills
Exceptional eye for detail and quality

Ref: 3068..We are an equal opportunities recruitment agency that values diversity and does not discriminate.  We encourage clients to welcome applicants from all backgrounds

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