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Senior VFX Artist – Console & PC - London

OPM Response
Employer OPM Response
Category Art
Salary DOE
Location UK - London

Job Title: VFX Artist

Location: London, UK

Salary: Depending on experience

Job Type: 2 Year Contract – (view to be extended to a permanent role)
OPM’s client, a multi-awarding winning studio are looking to add to its family of staff. Reporting to the Lead VFX Artist, the Senior VFX Artist will be responsible for the design and creation of world class visual effects for amazing world-renowned games.

 

Duties:

 

Create industry leading VFX daily to significantly raise the project’s visual bar.
Manage your own workload while completing ad-hoc requests & investigating any issues that arise.
Able to pre-empt dependency issues across teams before they happen.
Fully understand the project tool chain / game engine and be able to report issues & improvements.

 

Requirements:

 

Excellent knowledge of 3DSMax and Photoshop (An excellent knowledge of other 3D packages is also acceptable if able to transfer skillset to 3D Max).
Excellent knowledge of any real time 3D engine, especially UE4.
Good knowledge of Rayfire, PhysX, Apex. Houdini and FumeFX knowledge is a bonus.
Excellent knowledge of Shaders especially transparency, animated UVs, alpha erosion & material blending modes.
Ability to create VFX textures.
Basic knowledge in modelling and UV mapping of basic props.
Particle distribution knowledge.
Artistic controlled randomization and variation.
Visual understanding and ability to re-create natural phenomena i.e. Waves, lightning, electricity.