VFX Artist - ArenaNet - Bellevue, WA


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We are looking for a VFX Artist that shares our passion for creating worlds and the characters and creatures that fill them. This position will be part of a small VFX team responsible for creating stylized, charming, efficient special effects in addition to creating bar setting content.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with Art Director to drive and maintain high visual quality of effects
  • Create stylized, appealing, efficient, visual effects for combat, world interaction, mood, and UI elements
  • Create visual effects using particle systems, geometry, custom textures, flipbooks, shaders, etc.
  • Basic implementation of assets
  • Assist in developing the look, feel and messaging for VFX through concepts, storyboards, and animatics

QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least 3 years as a VFX artist in the games industry
  • Passion and ability to create stylized VFX
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Strong traditional drawing and 2D key frame animation skills
  • Strong sense of animation timing
  • Extensive experience with real-time particle systems
  • Passion of collaboration with other artists, designers, and programmers
  • Experience with: Unity, Maya, Unreal, Photoshop, Perforce
  • Critical eye, self-awareness, interest in taking and giving critiques, and a desire to produce work at the highest levels of AAA quality and game performance
  • Passion for games

PREFERRED

  • 2D key frame animation skills

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