VFX Artist

Fully Remote in Canada - Cutting Edge XR Tech - AAA VR Title

British Columbia
Job Type
Salary on application
12 days ago

Skillsearch is helping a gaming studio hire a VFX Artist who enjoys bringing high-quality VR projects to life. The hybrid-working studio has employees across Canada, reporting to its headquarters in Vancouver, BC. This full-time VFX artist role comes with a generous salary and benefits package. 

The VFX Artist reports to the Lead Technical Artist and collaborates with the Art Director to establish and maintain the VFX art direction. 

In your first few weeks in this VFX Artist role, you can expect to: 

  • Collaborate with 3D Artists and the Art Director to establish and maintain the VFX art direction 
  • Work with Team Leads across disciplines to enhance gameplay, environments, UXUI, and memorable cinematic moments 
  • Optimise Real-Time VFX in a range of styles for in-game and in-engine use, stylised VFX using traditional animation techniques and pre-rendered simulation capture 
  • Create in-engine materials and shaders with the assistance of the Technical Art department, and Render Engineers. 

To apply for this VFX role, you will need experience creating games on multiple platforms (PC, Mobile, or Console) and experience using Unreal Engine. The following are also required: 

  • Excellent art skills 
  • Previously shipped PC, Mobile, or Console game 
  • Advanced knowledge of real-time particle systems, shaders, materials, and texturing 
  • Proficient with creating and modifying textures in Photoshop. 

As a vital member of the team and in return for your expertise, inclusive approach and commitment, you will receive a favourable salary and benefits package, including comprehensive extended health and wellness benefits, an employee assistance program annual health and wellness allowance, three weeks of paid parental leave (top-up on EI) and generous annual vacation time and sick days. 

To apply for this inclusive and collaborative full-time VFX Artist job, please contact Priyanka from Skillsearch at pp@skillsearch.com today. 

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

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

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Priyanka Patel

Interactive Consultant

Priyanka is a part of our Interactive team, working closely with Jack and Megan and focusing on the North American market. When she’s not working with the most talented candidates and impressive clients in the interactive space, you can find Priyanka living her best zen live, surrounded by crystals and practising holistic wellness and spirituality.  Searching for ultimate zen in your interactive career? Get in touch with Priyanka today!

Europe: +44 (0)1273 287 007

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