Insomniac Games is looking for an Advanced Senior VFX Artist to join our team! This individual must possess the agility required to move quickly between technical and artistic challenges and engage in advanced creative problem solving with forward-looking techniques across disciplines to support a project with quality craft excellence.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
Work with Art Director to help create and maintain FX art direction for game.
Create work that sets target quality for a project.
Orchestrate highly complex FX events involving layering and timing of different FX to create a believable scene.
Design workflows, researches and implements industry standard and processes for efficient workflows.
Prototype FX concepts for gameplay and engine.
Help guide, develop, and evolve internal FX editing tools.
Assist with production and development strategies.
Other duties may be assigned.
Education and/or Experience: 7+ years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Expert understanding of Maya and visual effects packages, competent working with joints and locators, keyframing, rigid body simulations.
Advanced understanding of complex node-based shader networks such as those used in Unreal Editor 3.
Proficient in Photoshop for painting and editing textures.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
Knowledge of other visual effects software a plus, including but not limited to the adaptability of emerging softwares and tools.
Highest level of demonstrated ability with visual effects animation, color theory, rhythm, balance, anatomy, composition, design, perspective, lighting, and painting.
Ability to meet deadlines under tight schedules.
Willingness to receive direction and work closely with a team.
Ability to develop and present new and emerging techniques to the rest of the VFX team.
Displays artistic and technical prowess while mentoring, inspiring, and leading by example.
Ability to create work seamlessly throughout a diverse selection of styles and sensibilities.
Demonstrates a proven track record of dependability, consistency, and high-quality work.
Self-directed with the ability to work independently
Does this sound like you? Please submit your resume and portfolio for consideration. We look forward to reviewing your submissions!