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Senior VFX Artist

Role Summary: This position is responsible for the design and implementation of real-time visual effects in Unreal Engine 4. You should have a passion for making games, strong artistic skills, and an understanding of how to optimize performance for real-time playback. This is a full-time on-site position in Bellevue, WA.

Your daily responsibilities:

  • Identify and plan VFX elements in coordination with design team
  • Identify and plan VFX hooks in coordination with engineering team
  • Create in-game VFX assets
  • Optimize VFX assets for perf/scalability
  • Implement and tune VFX assets using hooks provided by engineering team
  • Refine VFX assets based on team feedback

Required skills:

  • UE4 Cascade
  • UE4 Material Editor
  • UE4 Blueprints
  • Understanding of UE4 graphics scalability controls and LOD architecture
  • Basic Maya or Max modeling

You should:

  • Have both an aesthetic eye and technical proficiency in UE4
  • Be passionate about your work and interested in pushing the boundaries of the discipline
  • Have a strong work ethic, self-direction, and constant drive to make the game better
  • Have clear verbal and written communication skills
  • Be able to maintain positive interpersonal relationships with others
  • Be organized and able to document your work such that others can understand it
  • Make timely deliverables
  • Have a love of and passion for games and entertainment
  • Possess a low drama personality

Nice to have:

  • Procedural/physics-based simulation experience
  • Alembic cache workflow from Houdini / Maya to UE4
  • UE4 Cloth
  • UE4 Physics / Collision / Destruction
  • Familiarity with Confluence / JIRA / Perforce

 

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