Sr VFX Artist

Art Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh


Generic Shooter 1

Description

The Senior VFX Artist will collaborate closely with the Art Director to define the vision and produce mind blowing in-game visual effects including VFX art and animation for a new game world.

Responsibilities:

Create high quality VFX art and animation on par with top 3D mobile games

Collaborate with engineers and designers to create beautiful assets without sacrificing performance

Assist in planning the asset production schedule, VFX pipeline and workflow

Contribute to the creative process through original ideas and inspiration

Participate in critiquing your work and the work of other artists

Communicate closely with art, production and design to execute on the vision

Manage external teams for additional VFX work to establish consistency

Deliver against budget, time, quality, and technical constraints

Help document and drive continual improvements to our art standards, practices, and tools

Requirements:

4+ years of game development experience as a VFX artist specializing in VFX art and animation using, Maya, After Effects (or other compositing software), and Unity

Experience creating high quality VFX art and animation for character, environment, and props

Deep knowledge of 3D particle systems (Maya and Unity) and 2D particle systems to support them in After Effects or other 2D animation software

Experience integrating and implementing VFX animations from Maya into Unity/Mecanim is a major plus

Experience creating VFX shaders in Unity, including animated UVs, transparency and advanced materials and shaders for a wide range of effects

Understanding of optimization and technical constraints on VFX creation

Knowledge of the pre-production process for high end 3D game development

Able to deliver constructive feedback, accept criticism, perform and adapt quickly in a creative, fast-paced environment

Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills

Experience with rendered game cinematics VFX is a plus

Experience with the creation of VFX related tools is a plus

Prior history developing applications for smartphones and tablets (iOS and/or Android) is a plus

Experience working as a Tech Artist is a plus

Must have a passion for games and game art

A demo reel with examples of VFX animation is required with your application.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.  Glu is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We welcome people of different backgrounds and experiences to ensure a diverse and inclusive workplace.