VFX Artist - New IP

Creative Assembly
Horsham, United Kingdom
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

We have a fantastic opportunity for an individual who has a real passion for testing and quality assurance, to join our development team for an exciting new IP, working with Creative Assembly’s award-winning team behind Alien: Isolation are exploring new frontiers with a brand-new and exciting IP.

We are looking for a talented VFX Artist to join our team creating effects for an exciting new IP. You will be working on an innovative console title with an experienced team of developers where you will have the opportunity to develop alongside some of the best creatives in the industry and shape the game.

A good communicator and organiser, they will be an integral part of the team, producing high quality and performant visuals.

Key Responsibilities

As a VFX artist on the team, you will be creating high quality, performant visuals in line with art direction for the project.
You will be working with other project disciplines across the project to construct and maintain an efficient pipeline. You will work collaboratively with production, the project art leads and the wider team, communicating clearly in all directions.

Skills & Requirements

Knowledge, Skill and Experience  

Essential

  • Ability to create, implement world class VFX
  • Excellent visual awareness and artistic ability
  • Experience of working in a professional creative environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of:
    • Photoshop and After Effects
    • particle system terminology and applications
    • proprietary and off the shelf particle editors
  • Developed understanding of contemporary shader features and creation workflow
  • Strong awareness of industry technology trends
  • Love of games

Desirable

  • Knowledge of UE4
  • Knowledge of Houdini and its use in real-time game VFX

Note: Applications for this role must include a portfolio/showreel (or link to a portfolio/showreel). Applications that do not have this information will not be considered.

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

About the Company

Creative Assembly is one of the UK's leading games development studios, founded in 1987 and located in West Sussex, UK and in Sofia, Bulgaria. With a heritage of award-winning AAA titles, including the multi-million selling Total War™ series, Creative Assembly continues to build an impressive portfolio of games and world-renowned partnerships; working with Games Workshop on Total War™: WARHAMMER®, Wargaming Alliance on Total War™: ARENA, Twentieth Century Fox on Alien: Isolation, plus 343 Industries and Microsoft on Halo Wars 2. Creative Assembly has, with their exceptionally talented team of over 500, amassed a wealth of awards, including recent accolades from BAFTA, Music+Sound and Develop’s Industry Excellence awards.