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Senior VFX Artist

8391/10377/262322

Supaglu

Competitive

Melbourne, Australia

Australia

Animation,Art,Design

ASAP

16/05/2024

Mid-Senior Level

Permanent | Full Time

Yes

This is an incredible opportunity to work with an Australian games studio with international support, creating world-class gameplay and experience on highly creative original IP. As a Senior VFX Artist, you will play a pivotal role in making visually stunning effects for our client's yet-to-be-released PC titles. Working closely with the Art Director and game development team, you will conceptualise, design, and implement a wide range of dynamic visual effects to enhance gameplay and immersion. This role would suit a games VFX specialist with a more creative, stylised approach, rather than a more technical focus.

This full-time position requires a deep understanding of VFX techniques, proficiency and experience in Niagara and Unreal Engine and the ability to collaborate effectively in a fast-paced environment. We're looking for a great reel featuring published FX.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supporting the Art Director in creating the overall VFX vision.
  • Producing composites to showcase ideas and concepts.
  • Creating and modifying assets to assist the process of rapid prototypes of experimental features.
  • Designing and creating high quality effects to support the game design and communicate game state and events.
  • Designing and creating visual effects for cinematics to enhance storytelling and create immersive experiences.
  • Lighting and rendering effect elements.
  • Working with the development team to correctly place and trigger effects.
  • Ensuring effects hit all memory and frame rate guides.
  • Working with production to define scope and timelines for project milestones.
  • Developing and refining best practices and workflows to achieve production goals.


KEY QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Portfolio/reel showcasing a range of real-time high-quality visual effects work including stylized content.
  • Experience creating stylized effects to complement graphic art styles and visual themes.
  • Experience in the games industry, with a proven track record of projects.
  • Strong knowledge of Unreal VFX pipelines.
  • Excellent artistic and creative skills, with an eye for detail and the ability to match the project’s visual style.
  • Problem-solving skills to address technical and artistic challenges during production.
  • Up-to-date with the latest VFX trends, techniques, and technologies.
  • Strong communication skills to collaborate with directors, producers, and other team members.
  • Time management skills to meet project deadlines and manage resources efficiently.



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