Senior Visual FX Artist

Art · Bellevue, Washington
Department Art
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Final Strike Games is looking for an artist capable of bringing out the best Visual FX has to offer. You’ll combine your artistic and technical abilities to create stunning visual effects that make players want to see them over and over again. As the Lead Visual FX artist, you will be working with multiple disciplines to bring a collective visual and experience to players as well as hire, mentor and manage other FX artists.

Visual FX lives in a unique space because of all that it touches in the game, and more than anything, we are looking for someone who is excited about all facets of game development.



Role Requirements

  • Strong understanding of visual effect styles, fundamentals, and techniques
  • Good knowledge with at least one 3D package
  • Mastery of UE4 Visual FX and material creation
  • A great ability to think creatively to overcome artistic and technical challenges
  • Solid game design awareness and an exceptional design-oriented collaborator
  • Strong understanding of technical considerations for VFX
  • Remain objective when giving and receiving feedback
  • Effective time management skills to meet deadlines without sacrificing quality


Responsibilities

  • Work with our designers to identify VFX requirements
  • Create content using 2D and 3D assets
  • Create, implement, and optimize VFX in-engine based on the vision for the game
  • Work with other team disciplines (code, design, environment art, animation) to develop and refine the VFX style
  • Analyse, troubleshoot and solve VFX related technical challenges
  • Manage and mentor other artists


Bonus

  • Strong desire to investigate new techniques in Visual FX
  • Experience with Houdini
  • Experience with Blueprints
  • Familiarity with the creation of user-friendly tools and systems that enable artists
  • Shipped multiple titles (but your creativity and skills are more important than the number of games you have released)

 

COVID-19 Hiring Update: We’re currently operating under a work-from-home model and even so, we're still interviewing and hiring during this time. This role is expected to start as a remote position which will transition to a more standard office position when it's perfectly safe to do so, based on science and best health practices. We understand people's circumstances may vary and will work with you to explore the best possible solutions for your individual needs during the pandemic. 

 

About Final Strike Games:

Final Strike Games is a multiplayer focused game studio founded by industry veterans. FSG is currently developing for PC and Console. For more information please visit www.finalstrikegames.com

Final Strike Games is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please let us know.

 

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  • Location
    Bellevue, Washington
  • Department
    Art
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced