Values Value, a recruiting company with expertise in gamedev, is looking for an experienced, talented, and creative Senior VFX Artist for one of our clients, a cool video game studio that is developing hybrid FPS and Souls-like game in the mystery western genre.
What are you working on?
- The name of the project(s): Hardcore Shooter
- At what stage of the project(s)? start of production
- Genres: Shooter, Souls-like
- Platforms: PC, Console
For which tasks (responsibilities)?
Creation of in-game effects from a sketch to final implementation.
Creating VFX in a realistic style.
Working with Lead Artists and Visual Director to create complex game and cinematic effects.
Optimization of VFX assets according to technical requirements.
What kind of professional are we looking for?
3+ years of experience with UE4 / UE5, at least 1 finished project
Strong understanding of Unreal material editor and Niagara
Ability to work with or without references and concepts to achieve best result
Some Houdini experience or a willingness to learn
Working with Lead Artists and Visual Director to create complex game and cinematic effects
Optimization of VFX assets according to technical requirements
Working knowledge of dynamics and simulations in Houdini or Embergen
Portfolio of realistic, high-quality real-time VFX work
Experience with Jira, Confluence
Time management, prioritization, and organizational skills
Ability to receive feedback
Will be a plus:
Knowledge of Houdini and understanding of its integration into UE5 for use in real-time effects will be a big plus
Ability to work with direction, accentuation, and flow of the game (useful experience in motion-design)
Ability to independently understand technical aspects following the example of already implemented tasks
Deep understanding of the technical part of game effects (atlases, batching, effects mechanics)
Deep knowledge of Unreal Engine
What is important for us in a person?
Why do we enjoy working here?
Work format: remote (from home).
Trial period: 3 months.
Type of employment: 40-hour work week.
Flexible schedule with mandatory attendance hours from 12:00 to 16:00 (Cyprus).
24 working days paid vacation.
Corporate holidays (January 1, May 1, December 25, December 31).
3 paid day-offs per quarter (replacing public holidays as our employees work from different countries).
Sick days upon request to the team lead.
Corporate events and meetings with a fantastic team.
The selection process
Screening with a recruiter from Values Value;
Optional test task, if there is no portfolio