Pay Rate: $0
Location: Vancouver BC
Job Type: Contract
Title: VFX Artist
Location: Vancouver, BC
Contract Role

We are seeking a highly creative and motivated VFX Artist with experience in managing External Partners to support a client in Vancouver; a global IT giant in their gaming department.

The VFX Artist is responsible for creating and implementing high-end real-time visual effects into a game using Unreal Engine.  They will collaborate with several members of the team, such as artists, engineers and designers, to craft state-of-the-art work in that helps bring players to the client's platform.
 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Craft a variety of visual effects for our games in the Unreal Engine
  • Translate reference images, videos and 2D concept artwork, as well as written and verbal communication, into real-time effects
  • Iterate on VFX to meet necessary performance, gameplay and artistic expectations
  • Collaborate with a team of VFX artists and contacts from disciplines across the team such as Production, Design and Programming

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 2+ years of experience in video games (preferred) or related field such as film or television
  • Art-related degree or comparable professional experience, and experience creating 2D and 3D digital art
  • Understanding of real time VFX techniques and Unreal Engine basics
  • Ability to organize and manage time effectively to meet deadlines

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Unreal Engine
  • Experience creating VFX shaders, particle systems, physics assets and simulations
  • Successful collaborations with people in other disciplines such as Design, Programming and Narrative
  • Desire to push the real-time VFX industry into the future
Experience creating visual effects in Houdini

For consideration, please email your resume to Gamingtalent@ifgpr.com with “VFX Artist” in the subject line.