Junior VFX Artist - £DOE - North West - Games
Games Jobs - Art / Animation - North West
|Job Title||Junior VFX Artist - £DOE - North West - Games|
|Skills Required||Art / Animation|
|Job Description||Location: North- West
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Depending on experience
Job Type: Permanent
Junior VFX Artist.
Would you like to join one of the UK’s longest standing and successful development houses? With a pedigree in games development reaching back to the late 80s and working with some of the world’s largest best-known IPs and scooping just about every industry award, they are now looking for a Junior Project Coordinator to join their Production team.
As the Junior VFX Artist you will be:
Responsible for creating visual effects for the game (levels and cutscenes) compliant with game design and vision
Creation of effects using packages provided (Maya and Photoshop)
Creation of particles using 2D textures (Photoshop) and in-house editors (particle/LED) Using Maya Fluid systems to create animating textures when required
Creation of bespoke and generic scenery effects (smoke/fire etc)
Creation of bespoke character effects (shields/suits/hits/footsteps etc)
Placement of static effects in levels.
Creation of game specific VFX (explosions) placement generally by code.
Creation (sometimes placement) of cutscene specific VFX (explosions etc) placement generally by animation.
Working closely with environment artists on effects heavy levels to balance frame-rate
Liaise with Construction Artists with regards to placing and triggering gameplay-specific VFX
Ensuring work/level hits all memory and frame rate guides/restrictions
Understanding that changes and amendments are part of the pipeline
Attend regular reviews of work (and present all concept and ref if used)
Work with Art Leads and other artists to ensure consistency between vision and implementation of effects Undertake relevant on-the-job training where required and keep up-to-date with industry advancements and technologies
Skills & Qualifications:
Good demonstration of skills through CV/Showreel/Website or Art Tests Excellent communication and organisation skills
Good working knowledge and proficiency in Maya, Z-brush and Photoshop
Good understanding of in-house tools and software used in development
Practical and methodical approach to both technical and creative problem-solving Excellent artistic ability
Demonstrates dependability and commitment to projects / tasks Flexible approach with the ability to adapt with change
Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines
If this sounds like your next role then email your CV along with demo work (max 5mg) to email@example.com (MS Word format)
Claire Ramshaw | Senior Art Consultant
OPM Response Ltd
Direct Line: + 44 (0) 1206 214413 |
Email: Claire@opmjobs.com |
The salary bracket shown is approximate and is no guarantee of the income on offer. Salary and benefits will be discussed with candidates at interview with the company and are individually negotiated by OPM.
|Job Category||Art / Animation|
|Recruiter||This job is advertised on behalf of OPM using their internal reference 1893.|
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