VFX Artist Within game art there are a number of specialties, including that of visual effects; this can range from combustion and particle effects to water, wind, or foliage. Effects artists (or FX artists) are responsible for creating these assets for regular gameplay and cinematic cut scenes. Effects artists have the distinction of overlapping responsibilities that include 2-D and 3-D art creation, as well as animation and creative direction. Working closely with the senior project leaders, the artist consults on the development, implementation, and optimization of visual effects (VFX) for a video game.
Los Angeles, California, USA Los Angeles, Spanish for "The Angels"; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City. Los Angeles is the largest and most populous city in the state of California and the cultural, financial, and commercial center of Southern California. The economy of Los Angeles is driven by international trade, entertainment (television, motion pictures, video games, music recording, and production), aerospace, technology, petroleum, fashion, apparel, and tourism. Other significant industries include finance, telecommunications, law, healthcare, and transportation. A number of gaming powerhouses have developed a considerable presence in the area, helping LA become a city synonymous with game development. These studios include Playstation Santa Monica, Riot Games, Naughty Dog and Electronic Arts (EA).