VFX Artist

Fulltime
Timonium, MD
Posted 3 months ago

Oxide Games is looking for a Visual Effects Artist to join our team, working on a new IP AAA game with a first party publisher. Qualified individuals will be required to work hands on to set the benchmark of quality for assets in their area of expertise as well as be organized, with excellent communication skills, to support both internal and external art resources.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and create quality benchmark VFX assets that are in the set style and within specifications for the game;
  • Collaborate with team leadership to develop and establish pipelines and tools for efficient VFX creation and implementation;
  • Collaborate closely with the engineering, design, and art teams to create beautiful and believable effects that offer creative solutions to abstract ideas/design challenges;
  • Willing and eager to work with scripting tools within a proprietary engine and support its future development;
  • Create and maintain VFX implementation documentation;

Requirements:

  • Expertise in particle systems, material creation, and strong painting, texturing, and 3D modeling skills  with industry standard tools like 3dsMax, Maya, After Effects, and Photoshop;
  • 2+ years as a professional VFX artist or related experience;
  • Experience as a team member on shipped title;
  • Strong understanding of color theory, lighting, and animation techniques;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Self-motivated, well organized, and a team-player;

 

As a plus:

  • Expertise with Houdini;
  • Scripting knowledge, such as Python or Lua, or basic knowledge of C/C++;
  • Experience working with proprietary engines;
  • Be aware of current and cutting edge technology for 3d art production trends and processes, tools and techniques: 3D modeling, textures, materials/shaders, lighting, etc.

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