Division: MachineGames | Department: Art |
Uppsala , SE
MachineGames is seeking a talented Visual Effects Artist to join our team. As an Effect Artist you will work closely with our Art Director to ensure aesthetics quality is kept at the highest-level throughout all the art assets produced and throughout the product
- Collaborate with Art Director on the visual style of all effects in the game, through verbal and written communication, concepts or reference images/videos
- Identify need for effects in collaboration with environment artists and gameplay designers in the different production units
- Create atmospheric effects like fog, smoke in collaboration with Environment Artists
- Create effects required for gameplay like impact decals, explosions, muzzle flashes and other related weapon effects in collaboration with Gameplay Designers and Programmers.
- Create certain light and camera/lens effects like lens flares, vignettes and god rays
- Create certain special environment effects such as under water effects and zero-g particles.
- Use the existing tools to create the different visual effects required for the game. And to explore through R&D the technology improvements that could be done to further develop pipelines and tools for development of effects and to communicate this to programmers within the Advanced Gameplay & Effects team
- 2-3 years of professional or related experience
- At least one shipped title
- Keen artistic eye and exceptional attention to detail
- Good understanding of and appreciation for milestones, schedules, deadlines and efficient game development processes
- Very strong work ethic, able to take direction, collaborate, and be a team player
- Critical thinking
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills
- Passion for making great games
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