VFX Artist

Seattle, WA
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Job Description:

Aquent's Client is looking for a VFX artist to join their real time experience team here in Seattle. We are looking for a specialist who both excels in the creative side of content creation and the technical side of VFX. This special effects artist should be excellent at problem solving and enjoy testing the new waters of VFX in VR. This is an onsite individual contributor position


· Concept, create, and implement visual effects for real time virtual reality

· Rapidly prototype and iterate on ideas and the creation process

· Collaborate with environment artists, concept artists, designers, and engineers

· Communicate ideas with other VFX artists and the Art Director to create and maintain artistic styles and content

· Work to optimize effects to run efficiently at high frame rates while sustaining high visual fidelity

Skills and Requirements:

· 2+ Years working in game or film in the role of Visual Effects Artist

· Experience or demonstrable knowledge of a modern game engine (Unreal, Unity, etc)

· Experience in basic 3D content creation in a common software package (Maya, Modo, 3ds Max)

· Node based shader/material creation

· Photoshop


· Experience with VR VFX

· Additional knowledge of rendering pipelines/content optimization

· Unreal Engine 4 Blueprints

· Unity Scripting

· Houdini

Client Description:

This TOP social media company, headquartered in Menlo Park, CA, was built to help people connect and share. Over the last decade their tools have played a critical part in changing how people around the world communicate. With over two billion people using the service and more than fifty offices around the globe, a career at this company offers countless ways to make an impact in a fast growing organization.

Working here, you’ll:

  • Be part of their mission of community building
  • Work on the most visible apps and services in the social media industry  
  • Work in an Agile environment, in constant iteration and problem solving mode
  • Take part in global internal conversations that are happening with stakeholders, wherever they may be located, who are the best at what they do


Please ensure full legal name is on resume and include a portfolio of work samples.