3D Games Effects Artist Video Games, 3DSMax,Particle Effects,JY/3702

Recruiter
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Location
Oxford
Salary
Up to £35,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted
18 Mar 2017
Closes
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

3D Games Effects Artist – Video Games, 3DSMax, Maya, Houdini, Particle Effects JY/3702

3D Games Effects ArtistRole Overview

Our video games industry client is currently looking for a Visual effects / 3D Games Effects Artist to join their established Oxford studio. Applicants should have prior experience of the gaming industry or similar. The individual should be someone passionate about creating spectacular and convincing special effects, be self-driven and with a genuine interest in playing and developing high quality games.

The3D Games Effects Artist will work in a team of dedicated professionals, contributing to a range of exciting game projects that are currently in production. By demonstrating strong aesthetic flair the 3D Games Effects Artist will help bring our clients games to life with realistic effects whilst ensuring that project deadlines are met.

3D Games Effects Artist Extra Information

Our client are ideally looking for someone with game industry experience on a published title as a 3D Games Effects Artist, and would prefer experience of a full production cycle, from beginning to end. They can however be negotiable for someone with the right portfolio of work. Please include a link to your portfolio of examples demonstrating outstanding visual and technical ability with lighting 3D environments and particle effects.

Responsibilities of the 3D Games Effects Artist

Create, design and implement real-time particle effects using both static and animating 2D/3D elements, working to a functional and aesthetic brief, within technical constraints

·Ensure special effects meet technical compliance and schedule needs, working with other members of the VFX and Art teams to ensure that tasks are completed on time to their best possible standard

·Collaborate productively within a multi-disciplined team environment, being responsive to deadlines and working well under pressure, multi-tasking to meet various production objectives for multiple projects in a fast-paced development environment

·Suggest and promote improvements to our clients VFX systems and pipeline

Essential Experience of the 3D Games Effects Artist

·Excellent artistic ability and direction, whilst also able to seek and react to constructive feedback.

·Expert Adobe Photoshop ability with fluent knowledge of 3d Studio Max and/or Maya

·Expert-level of understanding for particle systems and post processing effects, with excellent understanding and implementation skills of in-game special effects

·3D modelling and 2D particle texture creation skills

·Understanding of lighting, HDR, PBR, material setup an advantage, as well as any traditional art skills

·Excellent initiative, self-motivation, communication, organisational and problem solving skills

Desirable Experience of the 3D Games Effects Artist

·A genuine interest in playing games

·Houdini

·A published video game title

If you are interested in this3D Games Effects Artist position please contact Cameron at Haybrook IT Resourcing. Only applicants with a Portfolio will be progressed to the client.

3D Games Effects Artist – Video Games, 3DSMax, Maya, Houdini, Particle Effects JY/3702

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