Senior VFX Artist

ArtFull TimeVancouver, BC

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Piranha Games Inc. is taking the current COVID-19 situation very seriously. As the circumstances continue to change in the province of BC, we have chosen to keep our offices closed and to work remotely for the time being. We are currently hiring remote staff to join our team and remote positions will eventually be required to work in the Vancouver office, once we make the decision to re-open.


OVERALL OBJECTIVE AND PURPOSE


Under the guidance of Art Director, create, maintain and optimize particle and post process effects.


WHY YOU SHOULD WORK WITH PGI:

  • Flexible Schedules
  • Social Events
  • Comprehensive Benefits

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create in-engine visual effects, supported by a variety of content tools and source assets
  • Work with the design team to ensure visual effects enhance the gameplay experience
  • Work with the Art Director, Technical, and Environment Artists to build an effects library that fits the art style
  • Understand advantages and limitations of the technology, and develop strategies for maximizing performance
  • Optimize visual effects to meet performance specifications
  • Actively seek out and provide feedback within the VFX scope
  • Resolve VFX bugs
  • Keep up with the latest industry trends by investigating new techniques
  • Be a positive and creative force in the team
  • Perform other ad-hoc responsibilities as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of 2 shipped AAA titles on consoles and/or PC
  • Experience in a VFX Artist role
  • Significant experience with Unreal 4 for game production
  • Comprehensive understanding of materials and visual effects for games
  • Understanding of the technical requirements of real-time content development
  • Understanding of game production methodologies

Piranha Games is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Should you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at recruiting@piranhagames.com.


We thank you for your interest in this position. Due to the amount of applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.