Senior VFX Artist – Wakefield

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Areas of Expertise:
Art and Animation, Games and Level Design
North West UK
Team17 Digital
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Team 17 is one of the industry's leading games studios, with a multitude of diverse IP's across all platforms. Our award winning business with studios based in Wakefield and Nottingham we are busier than ever working on an array of successful and great new games IP. We are expanding rapidly - 2014, 2015 and 2016 have all been record years. We are pioneering the way games creators work with publishing partners in a digital world. We have released over 70 games across numerous gaming platforms with sales in excess of 65 million units. We are constantly looking for the best talents in the industry, enthusiastic artists that come to work every day with the desire to be a part of creating some of the best games in the world. We offer a friendly and challenging working environment and multitude of different game IP's across all platforms. We work with propriety and third party middleware and our collection of titles includes Worms, The Escapists, Overcooked, Yooka-Laylee and so much more!.With such a variety you will not be bored!! Team17's games studio is based in the middle of Yorkshire - the home of a hundred Heritage sites, music festivals, art galleries and theatres. Close to Leeds, the coast, and the famous national parks of the Yorkshire Dales and Yorkshire Moors. With 40% of Yorkshire covered in National Park, it is hardly a surprise to find out that in a recent survey, parts of Yorkshire were categorised as the 2nd best place in the country to live. We are constantly looking for the best talents in the industry, enthusiastic artists that come to work every day with the desire to be a part of creating some of the best games in the world. We are looking for a highly skilled and experienced VFX Artist, with a creative flair for in-game effects including particles and shaders. You will be working alongside artists, designers and programmers to problem-solve game-play mechanics in a fun and inventive way that fits the game brief and looks spectacular! In summary, you will need:

-Expert-level of understanding of particle systems, shaders and post processing effects, with excellent understanding and implementation skills of in-game special effects
-Experience of Unity 5 and Unreal Engine 4
-An outstanding portfolio demonstrating your VFX work for AAA titles
-Excellent problem solving skills
-Excellent 2D and 3D art skills
-Excellent communication skills
-The ability to work as part of a team and independently
-Imagination and creativity
-An energetic and flexible approach
In return you will get to work on a huge array of different titles and projects in an award winning and growing company where your talent and dedication will be rewarded. Don't forget to include a link to your portfolio so we can see how good you really are! Please note that you must have the right to live and work in the UK for us to consider your application

Contact Details:
Team17 Digital
Tel: +44 (0)1924 267776
Contact: The Recruitment Team

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