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GAMES LEAD REAL-TIME VFX ARTIST – MANCHESTER

Job Title: GAMES LEAD REAL-TIME VFX ARTIST – MANCHESTER
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Industry:
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-03-14
Reference: MMM.38
Contact Name: Maryam Matter
Contact Email: mmatter@creativepersonnel.co.uk
Job Published: March 16, 2018 09:01

Job Description

I am looking for a lead Real-Time VFX Artist who is ready to drive the workflows and pipelines of the VFX team for this original, out of this world sci-fi IP. This is an amazing opportunity to work on the cutting edge of video game development, working with talented art, design and programming teams to create Real-Time visual effects for beautiful science fiction environments, vehicles and weapons.

Responsibilities:
  • Lead a team of VFX artists
  • Work closely with the VFX Director to improve VFX workflow, visual targets and communicate the project vision
  • Work closely with Graphics/Gameplay Engineers and Designers to build new VFX-specific tools/features and improve existing ones
  • Work closely with specialised QA to maintain and improve VFX testing procedures
Required Skills and Experience:
  • 3+ years game development professional experience
  • 1+ year leadership role experience
  • 2+ shipped 3D titles
  • VFX experience for AAA
  • Knowledge of real-time particle systems and shaders
  • Ability to facilitate and contribute to mentoring of junior/mid-level staff
  • Ability to communicate the global vision of the Game and VFX Directors
Desired Characteristics:
  • Experience with offline fluid sims e.g. Houdini
  • Experience with 2D Packages e.g. Photoshop
  • Experience with CryEngine/Lumberyard
Working for a AAA studio on an original sci-fi IP, you’ll be surrounded by like-minded peers using state-of-the-art technology to massively influence the entire player experience!

GAMES GAME LEAD VFX VISUAL EFFECTS ARTIST MANCHESTER VEHICLES ENVIRONMENT WEAPON AAA PARTICLE SYSTEMS SHADERS VISION CRYENGINE LUMBERYARD PHOTOSHOP HOUDINI SCI-FI VIDEO DEVELOPMENT