Senior FX Artist

ProbablyMonsters is a developer of AAA studios that unite, guide, and empower talented teams to create original content and exceptional interactive experiences. Our shared purpose is to build the next generation of AAA game development studios where people, culture, and creativity come first. 

Our studio is searching for a world-class real-time Visual Effects Artist.  


Who You Are:
 

  • You are a game maker who is acutely aware of the role your work plays in the final product.
  • You are able to work collaboratively with a strong creative team.
  • You are dependable and have the ability to deliver high quality, performant VFX on time.
  • You are an expert in Unreal Engine 4 VFX tools with an emphasis on Cascade and Materials.
  • You are learning Niagara and are excited to explore the possibilities of this new tool!
  • You have a strong understanding of animation fundamentals and can express a broad range of animation styles.
  • You have strong traditional art skills and leverage them to add life to your VFX.
  • You are an expert in Photoshop and After Effects.
  • You are an expert in a minimum of one 3D software package.
  • You are experienced with Houdini and can use it to generate runtime simulations and animations.
  • You have a strong understanding of the performance implications of your VFX and find creative optimizations that maintain visual quality.


What You Will Do:

  • Meet with the Art team to discuss qualitative feedback from the most recent playtest. 
  • Work with an Environment Artist to seamlessly integrate your VFX into a level.
  • Have lunch with a prospective new hire.
  • Deconstruct slo-mo footage of ordinance detonations to improve your animated texture sheet.
  • Build an amazing new magic effect that inspires Design to evolve a character ability.
  • Spend some time playing the most recent build, making notes, and communicating feedback to the team. 


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Three plus years of experience
  • Work with an Environment Artist to seamlessly integrate your VFX into a level.
  • Unreal Engine 4 VFX tools experience
  • Photoshop and After Effects experience

 

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