Lead Real-Time Visual Effects Artist

Streamline Studios
Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

We have an amazing opportunity for an experienced individual looking for a challenge and change of pace. The Lead Real - Time VFX Artist is experienced in the creation of real-time game effects as well as leading and developing a team likeminded artists. The ideal candidate will have had experience with working with game engines, a wide range of effects types and styles, and an excellent grasp of movement and lighting. As a lead effects artist, you will work closely with the Studio Art Director and a multicultural team of artists on our game development projects.

Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Work with Art Directors, Producers, and Project Managers to establish and maintain the quality and workflow of a project through prototyping and testing
  • Create and supervise the creation of game effects
  • Actively research, test, and propose new workflows to improve the art production pipeline
  • Drive internal initiatives for continuous improvement to meet ever-growing art standards (training, software upgrades, workflow improvements)
  • Managing a team of artists in terms of performance and professional growth
  • Assist in HR-related processes, such monitoring staff wellbeing and identifying potential risks.
  • Investigate Client Technology and train artists in using it.
  • Represent the company in communicating with outside parties (clients, investors, partners, media, etc)

Skills & Requirements

  • Team player that can coordinate between different art departments as well as the rest of the company
  • Ability to set and maintain a consistent aesthetic across all the effects in a game
  • Prior experience with creating real-time game effects with one or more game engines (UE4, Unity, CryEngine, etc)
  • Experience creating custom materials and shaders for games
  • A critical eye for the timing, animation, and motion of real-world objects and visual FX.
  • Ability to create all art needed for the visual FX.
  • Abilities in secondary areas such as modeling, skinning, animation, or lighting.
  • Software: 3D Max, Maya, Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects, Combustion or equivalent.

Beneficial Skills

  • Familiarity with scripting languages MEL, Python, Lua, Java, etc

BENEFITS

  • Competitive salary package
  • Opportunity to work alongside passionate creators and working with AAA video game products and clients
  • A clear career path with room to grow and develop yourself personally and professionally
  • Working with a truly multinational team from across the globe.

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

About the Company

Partners in independent, focused creativity and execution, Streamline Studios provides expert customized solutions for the top producers in the industry.  A leading video game developer, Streamline's bespoke art and technology is successfully employed by major game publishers, film studios, and brands, including Square Enix's Final Fantasy® XV, Capcom's Street Fighter® V, Take 2's Bioshock Infinite, James Cameron's Avatar, and Coca-Cola. Deploying cutting-edge production and development platform, Streamframe®, Streamline delivered on more than 300 AAA productions since 2001.