We’re ArenaNet. We make the games we want to play a reality, and infuse them with innovation, hand-crafted detail, and creative passion. As developer and publisher of the award-winning Guild Wars game series, we’re proud to share our passion for the online worlds we’ve created with over 11 million players worldwide.
We are looking for a VFX Artist that shares our passion for creating worlds and the characters and creatures that fill them. This position will be part of a small VFX team responsible for creating stylized, charming, efficient special effects in addition to creating bar setting content.
Work with Art Director to drive and maintain high visual quality of effects
Create stylized, appealing, efficient, visual effects for combat, world interaction, mood, and UI elements
Create visual effects using particle systems, geometry, custom textures, flipbooks, shaders, etc.
Basic implementation of assets
Assist in developing the look, feel and messaging for VFX through concepts, storyboards, and animatics
At least 3 years as a VFX artist in the games industry
Passion and ability to create stylized VFX
Strong organizational and communication skills
Strong traditional drawing and 2D key frame animation skills
Strong sense of animation timing
Extensive experience with real-time particle systems
Passion of collaboration with other artists, designers, and programmers
Critical eye, self-awareness, interest in taking and giving critiques, and a desire to produce work at the highest levels of AAA quality and game performance
Passion for games
2D key frame animation skills
This is a full-time, on-site position at our studio in Bellevue, Washington. A casual, friendly work environment, comprehensive benefits package, a competitive salary and more are all part of what makes ArenaNet a great place to work. Please include links to your current portfolio when applying.
ArenaNet is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.