Senior Artist (FX)

Job typeGame Development/Publishing, Graphics/Design/Art
BusinessAvalanche
LocationUnited States - Salt Lake City, Utah
TypeFull Time
Posted DateSep. 13, 2018
Avalanche Software seeks a Senior VFX Artist. The VFX artist collaborates closely with Studio team members, project Art Directors, Content and Design Teams to conceptualize, design, create and integrate AAA Visual FX in a timely and dependable manner.

What part will you play?
  • Work with other FX artists to create unique and interesting visual effects for events in our games.
  • Help mentor and train upcoming artists.
  • Work closely with content, world and systems designers to create unique assets.
  • R&D New VFX solutions for current and upcoming games.
  • Model, texture and animate and integrate 3D VFX in Maya, Houdini, and Unreal.
  • Hook up VFX in game, and script complex VFX interactions.
  • Debug and find solutions for issues.
  • Work with and manage large amounts of data.

What do we require from you?
  • BFA in 3D art, Animation or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years production experience.
  • A strong sense of animation/particle timing.
  • Understanding of how VFX integrate with and affect game play.
  • Experience working in Unreal Engine required.
  • Ability to work with various teams to achieve the required end result.
  • Leadership and good communication skills.
  • Experience in aspects of Maya including Modeling, Texture/UV mapping, Rigging, and Animation.
  • Experience creating and controlling particle simulations in HoudiniFX.
  • Play experience with a broad range of games is a plus.
  • A demo reel highlighting animation and visual effects and a portfolio highlighting strong drawing skills is required.
Nice to have:
  • Experience with a scripting or programming language.
  • Experience using other popular game engines.
Applications must be accompanied by web link to work or portfolio/demo reel – digital media preferred.

Your information will now be submitted via our parent company’s site, TimeWarner.com.