Senior VFX Artist

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Art and Animation
Region:
Canada
Area:
Montreal
City:
Montreal
Posted:
18-Jul-17
Company:
Zenimax Media Inc.
Job Ref:
908

Senior VFX Artist

Division: Bethesda Game Studios - Montreal | Department: Art | Location: Montreal, CA

Bethesda Game Studios is looking for talented Senior VFX Artist with strong video game background to join our team that is pushing the bleeding-edge of RPG development for the PC and consoles. This person will work closely with the project producer, project leads as well as the art director to ensure aesthetics quality is kept at the highest-level throughout all the art assets produced and throughout the product.

Responsibilities

  • Will be one of the key point person for art in Montreal on co-developed product and will be responsible for the production of art assets, mainly VFX, produced in Montreal at a high level of quality and on-time
  • Designing and producing a variety of high quality art assets, consisting in majority of VFX. (This includes animation and simulations of particles, volume fluid FX, liquids, and natural and non-natural environmental FXs)
  • Working with Supervisors and Leads to determine the assets/VFX needed for the project
  • Coordinate the art work, manage priorities
  • Work with other disciplines to develop various VFX and find solutions needed to create the desired effects
  • Incorporating art assets into the pipeline
  • Collaborate with graphic programmers to develop next-generation graphic features
  • Might also be asked to do 3D model optimization, UV unwrap optimization, texture up-res

 

Requirements
•    Degree in 3D Art or Fine Arts
•    7+ years experience in the gaming industry
•    At least 1 published game, preferably on PC, X360, PS3, Xbox One, PS4
•    Good understanding of the production pipeline
•    Strong technical and problem solving skills
•    Keen artistic eye.
•    Knowledge of 3DSMax
•    Understanding of natural phenomena and physical dynamics
•    Knowledge of good composition and artistic timing
•    Able to take direction, collaborate, and be a team player
•    Good leadership abilities
•    Ability to contribute innovative and original ideas towards all aspects of game production and development
•    Strong communication and organizational skills
•    Must work well under pressure and handle multiple tasks
•    Passion for making GREAT games
•    Experience playing previous Bethesda Games Studios games

*Please submit resume in English as well as any other documents*

How to Apply

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Contact Details:
Zenimax Media Inc.
Tel: (301)-948-2200
Fax: (301) 926-8010
Contact: Recruitment Team
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