VFX Artist

Art/Animation Bellevue, Washington


Description

About ProbablyMonsters™ Studios

ProbablyMonsters Studios is a developer-led independent game company with the mission to unite, guide, and empower talented teams to create exceptional original games while thriving in stable and meaningful careers.

Our 3 studios are each developing an original game:

• Firewalk™ is working on a new multiplayer IP to be exclusively published by PlayStation
• Cauldron™ is developing a single-player, adventure-driven game
• Our RPG Team is creating a next-gen co-op RPG

We recently announced the largest Series A raise in gaming history at $250 million, which provides our teams with the resources and creative environment needed to foster stable, rewarding, and life-long careers.

The Role

Our studio is looking for an Experienced VFX Artist who is passionate about art, games and bringing exceptional entertainment to millions of players. We are building a next-generation stylized role-playing game and you will be responsible for crafting iconic and impactful visual effects while evoking the imaginations of players all over the world.

Who You Are

  • You are an extraordinary VFX Artist with a portfolio that reflects your deep passion and mastery of your craft.
  • You specialize in stylized VFX that are optimized for engine performance with an eye for timing, impact, color.
  • You place a high value on collaboration and open communication to create an environment where everyone feels that they are working together towards a common goal.
  • You understand the high-level goals and evaluate your work through the experience of the player.
  • You enjoy working closely with designers, environment artists, character artists and animators to help them realize the VFX they are after.

What You Will Do

  • Collaborate with our Art Director to gather feedback about your most recent work.
  • Partner with Level Designers and Principal Artist to brainstorm an effect's implementation in the world.
  • Speak with Concept Artists to explore the fiction of your work.
  • Playtest your latest work and give notes on the game as a whole.
  • Meet with your team manager to plan career goals.

Qualifications

  • 8 years of industry experience.
  • You demonstrate strong communication skills.
  • You have shipped a AAA game or equivalent experience.
  • Your portfolio demonstrates a mastery of stylized VFX.
  • Extensive experience with Unreal 4 is a big plus.
  • Experience with Niagara is a bonus.

Our Commitment To You

  • A people-first culture founded on respect, trust, approachability, and accountability.
  • A people-first culture founded on respect, trust, approachability, and accountability.
  • A stable home that values your potential, deeply cares about your work-life balance, and is committed to investing in your craft and long-term career.
  • Competitive benefits package including health and family benefits, employee assistance program, flexible and paid time off, financial benefits and professional and personal development.