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VFX Artist

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As part of a worldwide group, we have the stability and backing of a large company combined with the agility and fun culture of small studios and the opportunity to make original IP. We are focused on creativity, polish, and shipping top quality games that millions love as well as building healthy teams and culture. Come join a AAA-quality studio focused on making AAA-quality games!


Sr. VFX ARTIST

Overview
Aquent Games is seeking an experienced Sr. Visual Effects artist. This is a major opportunity to contribute creatively to an exciting unique franchise. Sr. Visual Effects Artists are responsible for creating VFX assets for in game environments and scripted events.

Responsibilities
• Conceptualize, design, and create in game visual effects.
• Create dynamic VFX animations and apply compositing techniques to a variety of VFX assets.
• Work collaboratively with game designers and engineers to understand and interpret gameplay requirements to communicate gameplay mechanics to the player within the budgets of the engine.
• Support the VFX lead and Art Director in the overall VFX vision for the game while taking ownership on environments, gameplay mechanics, and cinematic sequences as assigned.

Requirements
• Extensive experience with VFX editors and particle systems.
• Knowledge and understanding of optimizing VFX to maintain targeted framerate.
• Working knowledge of Maya, and/or other commercial 3D authoring packages.
• MEL and/or Python scripting a plus
• Knowledge and understanding of Fluid Simulators a plus
• Knowledge of AfterEffects and/or other compositing software a plus
• A keen eye for motion, compositing, and animation.
• Experience as an animator, modeler and/or texture artist a plus.
• Thorough knowledge of the game development process.

Experience & Qualities Sought
• Previous experience creating high quality VFX for AAA Xbox 360 and/or PS3 games.
• Ability to evaluate competitive product and learn from their VFX implementation solutions.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• High degree of self-motivation and initiative.
• An avid gamer is a plus.
• Experience with shaders in a package like Unreal or Hlsl experience a plus.

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