VFX Artist

Marina Del Rey, CA / REMOTE

People make games great. And at Survios, we know we can’t grow from an acclaimed VR studio to the world’s premier game developer and publisher without them. That’s why our most valuable investments aren’t in the next-generation technology we use to make our games or the swanky new HQ we’re building in Marina Del Rey, but in creating a hybrid workplace that seeks out talent across the globe, nurtures its people, and encourages fun. A workplace where every team member knows they’re respected and cared for. If you want to join a passionate team of developers driving toward the future of immersive gaming, we’d love to hear from you! Survios is currently searching for a talented VFX Artist to help visualize the future of immersive gaming.

The VFX Artist will design, create and implement dynamic and dramatic in-game special effects (explosions, fire, smoke and other environmental effects, special abilities, weapon attacks, etc.) powered by the Unreal engine. The ideal candidate has a thorough understanding of the creation of stunning in-game visual effects and should exhibit expert creativity, technical and artistic skills. Required to be a self-starter, must be motivated and able to work with minimal supervision.

Responsibilities:

  • Create high quality visual effects in various styles for VR.
  • Create particle systems, materials, and textures for use in Unreal Engine.
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure consistent quality of visual effects.

Requirements:

  • Understanding of real-time VFX techniques and workflows.
  • Knowledge of game production pipeline.
  • Strong artistic sense of shape, color and timing.
  • Experience with creating visual effects and particle systems in Unreal Engine, Unity, or other game engines.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Highly self-motivated and collaborative.

Pluses:

  • Previous experience working with VR.
  • Experience in Unreal Engine particle system, materials and blueprints.
  • Experience with Photoshop and any 3D content creation package (Maya, 3ds Max, Houdini etc.).
  • Knowledge of programming (C++, C#, Python, HLSL, etc.).
  • Experience with performance profiling and optimization.
  • Experience creating VFX simulations in tools such as Houdini and Embergen.
  • Experience with the FluidNinja Unreal Plugin.

About Us:

Survios is at the forefront of VR game development and is pioneering the future of immersive technologies. Since inception, we have taken a holistic approach to virtual reality innovation, developing hardware, software, and games hand-in-hand to take VR to places that no one has dreamed possible. Survios offers a pet-friendly work environment with unlimited vacation time and a host of other perks and benefits to give our team everything we need to create unrivaled Active Virtual Reality experiences.

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