VFX Artist - Remote

Employer
Fox Cub
Location
New Haven
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 09, 2018
Closes
Jun 17, 2018
Role
Editorial
Industry
Service
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

Fox Cub Games is looking to hire a VFX Artist with an excellent creative eye and passion for all things VFX.

As a VFX Artist at Fox Cub you will work closely with the Art Director, design team, and programming team to lead the production and implementation of top quality VFX for our existing games and future projects. As a vital member of the our team you will provide insight and suggestions on how to raise the visual bar of our games, as well as using your understanding of the Unity engine to create efficient and optimised VFX for mobile platforms.

Responsibilities

-Work with the art director and development team to create visually impressive VFX using Unity particle systems, shaders, Unity animator and custom code

-Ability to optimise VFX for use on mobile platforms

-Work with the development team to ensure VFX are implemented into the game correctly, and most importantly, look great!

-Texture creation for particle systems

-Identify and develop VFX pipeline to improve the teams process

Requirements

-2+ years in mobile game development as a VFX artist

-Strong knowledge of Unity based particle systems for mobile platforms

-Excellent artistic skill set, understanding of colour theory, animation and composition.

-Good communication and organisational skills

-Proactive, with the ability to lead a creative vision

-Work well under deadline pressure

-Work remotely during Pacific Time Zone business hours.

-Fluent English is a MUST.

-A portfolio showcasing high-quality mobile effects reel

Bonus Requirements

-2D VFX spritesheet creation

-Experience in slots development

Company Description Our entire company is work from home! We were founded on the principle that having control over when and where you work is essential for happiness. All of us take advantage of flexible hours to deal with life when it happens - whether that's spending time with your kids after school, medical appointments, or just friends visiting from out of town during the day.

We don't think that a great job should require you to uproot your life and your family, or that a life event should force you out of a great job. We want to work with great people no matter where your life takes you.

The development process is very collaborative. You will have a strong voice in deciding what we do, even gameplay and design.

Our culture is very open and transparent. We work hard to empowered everyone to make decisions and affect change.

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