Senior VFX Artist - Open-World Multiplayer Shooter Game

Job Autonomy - Relocation Package - AAA Studio

Location
Amsterdam
Employment Type
Permanent
Salary
Salary on application
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Senior VFX Artist

Are you a VFX Artist with years of experience and a strong eye for aesthetics? Are you looking for a new opportunity to join a team made up of gamers who are passionate about creating the best player experience possible?

We are looking for a talented Visual Effects Artist to join this Amsterdam-based studio and take on responsibility for the VFX on their upcoming projects. In this senior level role, you will be very much autonomous, allowing for creativity and high-quality effects to take the lead. Home to one of the most popular multiplayer shooter titles around, this studio prides itself on dedication and creativity to enable a perfect player experience. Their Amsterdam team is extremely multicultural and welcomes individuals from all over the world, so if you are looking to relocate to Amsterdam, they offer a great relocation package, as well as several other benefits.

Senior VFX Artist Key Responsibilities:

  • Create the Visual Effects for upcoming projects
  • Take sole responsibility for the VFX on the project
  • Build stunning effects using a real time engine
  • Drive new graphic technologies along with Graphics Programmers
  • Lead a team to compete task and identify potential risks
  • Support team members with feedback and enable their growth and improvement

Essential Requirements for this Role in Amsterdam:

  • 5+ years’ experience as a VFX Artist
  • Experience in a real time engine – Unity is preferred
  • High level understanding of the procedure required to create beautiful visual effects
  • Experience in shipping a AAA in a lead role
  • Comfortable being autonomous
  • Able to take charge over your own projects
  • Highly creative and able to independently create all the VFX for a project
  • Strong knowledge of tools needed to create beautiful VFX
  • Knowledge of trends in art production

The following experience would be a bonus:

  • Experience developing AAA or console games
  • University degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject
  • Experience using several game engines
  • Interest in open-world games

Offering the chance to take the creative lead on the visual effects for upcoming titles, drive change within the tech and art departments and mentor your team to achieve professional growth, this role would welcome individuals with a passion for gaming and a desire to deliver the best possible content to the best possible games production.

With job autonomy landing top of the list of perks that come with this role, this opportunity is ideal for an individual looking to take creative control. Alongside the chance to leave your mark on the work you put out, the studio offers its team members a commuting allowance, pension package and health insurance, so you will certainly be well looked after.

If you’re interested in this role and think you’re up to the creative challenge, contact jm@skillsearch.com to discuss the opportunity in depth, or apply online now by submitting your CV below.

Tags: VFX Artist, FX Artist, Visual Effects Artist, Effects Artist, FX Artist, VFX Lead

A little bit about the city: Amsterdam

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Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Reference: A010206 (ATDR-731641)

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Senior VFX and Animation Consultant Joe McKernan

Joe is our Animation and VFX Consultant, his passion for the latter springing from being blown away by the effects in Star Wars at a young age. His love hasn’t wavered and Joe always seems to bring out a new Star Wars t shirt every dress down we have! We are lucky to have him considering that he once got stuck half way up a mountain in Borneo so now he goes for flatter holidays – most recently driving across America in a Mustang.

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