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VFX Artist (UE4/Houdini)

Crucible Recruitment

Console development studio

Our client  is looking for an enthusiastic, talented and versatile VFX Artist to join its team working on a AAA console project.  You will have experience with VFX creation and editing and will have both a strong creative and technical background. You should be able to conceptualize, present, and execute ideas within a schedule, while actively participating in technical and artistic problem solving, and will be able to partner with multiple disciplines to meet project specific needs.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely together with the artists and designers to create, implement and polish VFX for environments and characters.
  • Maintain a deep understanding of the games mechanics so the VFX are cohesive with the world.
  • Develop in engine/game VFX within Unreal.
  • Understand custom tool sets and deliver assets within the confines of real time engine constraints and programming demands.
  • Additional duties include assisting with content creation for game development and assisting with quality control of all products.

Requirements:

  • 3+ Years of Game Development VFX Art experience.
  • Portfolio showcasing recent game VFX work.
  • Able to create a wide range of VFX.
  • Experience with the Unreal Engine 4 particle pipeline (Niagara VFX System preferred)
  • Experience with Houdini.
  • Creatively solve issues while maintain performance.
  • To take direction from the animation director and art director, and to deliver consistently on time.

Pluses:

  • Games industry experience with at least one AAA game credit.
  • Experience with Unreal Blueprints.
  • Knowledgeable with Unreal Shaders.
  • Experience with Maya or 3dsMax, After Effects, Photoshop or Substance Designer.
  • Experience with scripting.
  • Experience playing Survival and Open-world games.

You need: 

  • To identify yourself with, and embrace, our company values
  • To have good written and oral communication skills in English
  • To have a passion for games and your profession
  • To be able to handle multiple tasks.
  • To be able to work independently and to be self-directing.
  • To relocate to Lisbon – Portugal.
  • Authorization to work in Europe

For more details and a full job description, please apply to the team at Crucible Recruitment today!

To apply for this job email your details to hello@cruciblerecruitment.com