Jobs Description

OutAct Inc. – VFX Artist

Work with a team of veteran game developers from companies like EA, Ubisoft, Activision, and Tencent. The ideal candidate has a good balance of technical and artistic skills and experience in creating stunning visual effects in Unity.

Details:

  • This is a full-time onsite position
  • This is a mid to senior level position depending on experience

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create amazing visual effects to enhance character combat and spells in a fantasy setting within a mobile performance budget
  • Create textures, flipbooks, materials, 3D models, and particles
  • Work closely with Art Lead, AD, animators, and programmers to ensure high quality visual effects that enhance the gameplay experience
  • Optimize old and new assets to maintain high level of quality
  • Meet project deadlines/milestones, as set by the production schedule
  • Identify and troubleshoot VFX bugs within Unity Engine
  • Mentor Junior VFX Artists and provide feedback and guidance to their work

Key Requirements:

  • 2 – 5 years experience in the game industry as VFX Artist
  • Strong portfolio of realtime VFX work
  • Thorough understanding of Unity FX pipeline
  • Strong FX texture drawing/creation in Photoshop
  • Knowledge of 3D and animation pipelines in Maya/3DS Max
  • Ability to iterate and implement FX quickly without sacrificing quality
  • Strong understanding of timing, motion, color, texture, form, and how to create visual impact
  • Ability to receive and give concise feedback to improve work
  • Effective communication skills and time management
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Passion for games and visual effects

Plusses:

  • Bachelors or Masters in FX or related field
  • Experience with node-based shader editors such as Shader Forge, Unreal Material Editor, or Amplify

 

To apply, please send resume, cover letter, and online portfolio to jobs@outact.net