Artist
VFX
Warwickshire
Competitive + Benefits

VFX Artist

Ref: 206| Posted: 30th Mar 2021

VFX Artist – Computer Games / Video Games - Warwickshire

Fantastic opportunity for a VFX Artist to join and progress with an Award Winning and fast-growing Gaming Developer.

 

LOCATION: Warwickshire - REMOTE WORK ALSO CONSIDERED

Based in Leamington Spa, known as one of the UK’s biggest Gaming hub locations.

Not only is this location the hot spot for a career in gaming, it is also a nice place to live.

 

What makes it GREAT?

-Company has very low staff turnover, Excellent sign that they look after their staff.

-Recent Award for “Best Places to Work 2019 & 2020”

-Unique projects, shaping the future of gaming.

-A highly successful and profitable business, a stable employer where you can progress your career for the long term.

-Fantastic company culture, big enough to keep you busy, but small enough to know your name, excellent option if you are fed up with being treated like just another number.

-Top company benefits and great working environment.

-Flexible working hours.

-Ethical business with strong values

-A reputation for promoting good work life balance and also a good social environment, with plenty of lunchtime social activities organised by staff, including board games, a table tennis league and a running club.

 

COMPANY:

Based in Warwickshire my client is a fast-growing gaming developer working on exciting projects with a long-term pipeline of work to fuel further growth of the business and your career.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Seeking a VFX Artist who is after an exciting new creative challenge.  

  • Create sophisticated and aesthetically pleasing visual effects which adhere to technical constraints
  • Work with the team to understand our pipeline from asset creation to game.
  • Build strong collaborative working relationships with all members of the team and studio, regardless of discipline or seniority.
  • Implement and incorporate feedback from the art team



REQUIREMENTS: 

To be considered for this Artist role you must meet the following criteria:

- 2+ years of experience of creating visual effects within the games industry
- Proficiency developing visual effects in a real-time environment with a strong eye for performance
- Strong problem solving skills to deliver effective visual results whilst adhering to technical constraints
- Knowledge of relevant 3D software (Maya, 3D Studio Max etc)
- Must have sound previous experience of using particle effects systems
- A solid portfolio demonstrating your in-engine particle and VFX work
- Talented eye for creativity and attention to detail

Desirable
-Experience developing effects within Unreal Engine 4’s Niagara system is highly advantageous
-Experience working with Outsourcers with an eye for reviewing content.
-A strong understanding of particle effect base workflows including node-based shaders
-Good math skills are a bonus

REMUNERATION:

The successful Artist will receive:

-Competitive Basic Salary

-Flexible Working Hours

-Relocation Allowance / Assistance

-Paid Overtime

-Private Health Cover

-Gym / Health Club Memberships

-Life Assurance Scheme / Critical Illness & Income Protection

-Digital Allowance

-Office Kitchen fully stocked with snacks and treats.

-Regular team lunches, company funded trips and events.


To be considered for this vacancy or to find out more information please apply now.

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