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Senior FX Artist at Blizzard
16 November, 2017
Art / animation

Blizzard is looking for an exceptionally skilled Senior FX artist to join their team on an unannounced project.

Salary: not mentioned
Company: Blizzard
Location: United States, Irvine
Position type: Full-time
Remote job: no
Relocation Assistance: no
  • Self-motivation, good communication skills, and a great team-player attitude
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in creating real-time VFX for games
  • Have shipped AAA PC or console titles as a senior VFX artist
  • Solid knowledge of rendering engines and experience designing VFX shaders
  • Thorough understanding of the interplay between VFX / PostFX integration and performance
  • Game play oriented with a design focused mindset
  • Able to paint VFX textures from scratch and match an established style
  • Able to help set and maintain project-wide style consistency
  • Capable of mentoring junior artists
  • Able to carry an idea from the conceptual phase to the finished effect
  • A passion for video games
  • Previous experience working on a first-person or other action-oriented game
  • Leadership experience
  • Experience developing a new VFX tools pipeline
  • Working knowledge of software packages such as Houdini, Fume FX, etc.
  • Scripting experience in Lua, Python, etc
  • 2D or 3D animation experience

Required Application Materials

  • Resume and cover letter
  • Portfolio or demo reel demonstrating relevant artistic skills and the ability to use light, shadow, and color to create a variety of tones and moods
  • An art test may be required if the work presented doesn’t adequately demonstrate an ability to match a desired style for the game

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