VFX Artist

Atherstone, Warwickshire

Job Status:

£30000 - £32500 /

Ref NT-VFX_1606407016

  • Design and Creative

VFX Artist

Location: Twycross, Leicestershire

Rate: £30,000 – £32,500

Duration: 18 months

TEC Partners are recruiting for an experienced and talented VFX Artist, with a healthy mix of art and technology skills, for a big-name client of ours in the games industry. As a VFX Artist, you will help create real-time particle effects such as magic, fire, explosions and environmental effects on the company’s next big game. This is a truly exciting time to get involved, and a fantastic company to work for, so this could be just the role for you!

The company are a major player in the games industry, with a long standing, enviable reputation and a large portfolio of successful, well-known and award-winning titles. Based in their custom-built HQ boasting state-of-the-art facilities and set in an idyllic countryside location, they are a business who strive to make themselves a great place to work. With an emphasis on having fun every day, in order to keep the creative juices flowing, and a strong belief in a healthy work/life balance, this is a great opportunity to join a company that not only works on a multitude of exciting projects, but looks after their team too.

Key Responsibilities

* Responsible for creating in game particle effects
* Responsible for placing effects in the world
* Working collaboratively with the Art/Design/Engineering disciplines to support and resolve artistic challenges.
* Develop a deep understanding of the Art direction and create effects to support the vision
* Create effects to realistic budgets and take ownership of the memory and performance costs of your effects
* Most VFX Artists will work across all areas to some degree (particle creation, shader creation, particle placement, texture simulation, texture composing and performance optimizations) – but there is also room for specializing!

Skills and experience:

* Experience of creating real-time particle effects in game engines like Unreal or Unity
* Experience of using industry standard content creation software (Maya, 3ds Max, Photoshop or equivalents)
* Experience with Houdini, Fume FX, After Effects or similar is a bonus
* Experience with shaders is a bonus
* Self- motivated and passionate about the end result
* Able to take constructive feedback to improve work
* Good eye for quality control and detail
* Proactive and organized
* Able to respond quickly and efficiently to difficult creative changes
* Experienced in dealing with the idiosyncrasies of team project work
* Good documentation and communication skills
* A Passion for games and to create something special!

This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading AAA games studio who are an iconic name in the games industry, and play an exciting and vital role as a VFX Artist working on their next big game. You will join a friendly and passionate team and a fantastic working culture. If you are a VFX Artist with experience in and passion for the games industry, and have the skills listed above, then this is just the role for you – get in touch right away to find out more!

If you are interested in this position or would like to discuss further, please send your CV for immediate review.

Job Information

Job Reference: NT-VFX_1606407016
Salary From: £30000
Salary To: £32500
Job Industries: Design and Creative
Job Locations: Atherstone, Warwickshire
Job Types: Contract

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