FX Artist

Build A Rocket Boy Games
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

As a FX Artist, you will be responsible for the visual effects of the product. 

You will work closely with the Art Lead and Technical Artists to create a vast range of stunning visual effects which play an integral part in bringing the game experience to life. 

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with 3D Art Lead and Technical Artists to create realistic high-resolution visual effects.
  • Modelling, texturing, animating, lighting and optimising FX assets.
  • Ensure effects are produced in an optimised manner and fitting to performance considerations.
  • Understand and adhere to the project art direction.
  • Maintain quality and consistency across your work to meet objectives, quality bar and schedule.
  • Iterate on existing shaders with Technical Artist to create original visuals.
  • Implement feedbacks from Lead Artist and Art Director.
  • Implement FX assets effectively into the game engine and review in-game results.

Skills & Requirements

Requirements

  • Experience in the creation of high quality, high resolution visual effects in games.
  • Experience with current 3D modelling tools such as 3ds Max, Maya or equivalent.
  • Experience with game engines (such as Unity or Unreal).
  • A minimum of two years working in a similar role within the games industry.
  • Strong understating of animation fundamentals such as anticipation and timing.
  • An understanding of art and design fundamentals.
  • Good communication skills.
  • A positive collaborative and professional working attitude.
  • Strong English skills, both written and verbal.

How to Apply

About the Company

Founded by industry legend Leslie Benzies, we are developing an ambitious and ground-breaking open-world multiplayer game that simulates and fuses the real world with the virtual.

A mix of experienced AAA veterans whose credits include some of the biggest-selling and most loved games of all time, and talented hungry new blood, we are dedicated to creating a creative environment where the best ideas flourish and everyone is able to contribute their best work and be recognised for it.

We have offices in Edinburgh, Los Angeles, and Budapest.