19 Jan 2018

Full-Time 3D Artist 3 – Maya, Visual Effects

jobsRedmond, Washington, United States

3D Artist

Job Description

3D Artist 3 – Maya, Visual Effects

Job Description

The 3D Artist 3 is responsible for creating and implementing high-end real-time visual FX. S/He will collaborate with the VFX team and workflow engineers to generate state-of-the-art visual FX. The 3D Artist is expected to liaison with Design and other stakeholders to ensure their VFX meet the gameplay goals. Candidate will also be expected to help define the VFX pipeline, while pushing the boundaries of real-time VFX on the newest game console platform.

Responsibilities:

  • Translate reference and 2D concept artwork into VFX
  • Translate written and verbal direction into VFX solutions
  • Work closely with Design and Programming
  • Ensure the VFX meet necessary performance and gameplay expectations
  • Rapidly prototype VFX utilizing varying techniques
  • Implement high end VFX that run efficiently on target


Requirements:

  • Deep understanding of real time VFX techniques and their pros and cons
  • Experience with a 3D package (Maya or 3dsMax) and Photoshop
  • Experience creating VFX shaders
  • Ability to organize and manage time effectively to meet deadlines
  • Technically as well as artistically minded
  • Comfortable working with Design and Programming disciplines
  • Desire to push real-time VFX work to the next level – think outside the box


Pluses:

  • 2+ years of experience in video games or film / television
  • Experience shipping AAA games preferred
  • Art related degree and/or comparable professional experience
  • Ability to create content pipelines with ease of content creation in mind
  • Proven ability to work in photo-real art style
  • Experience with Unreal Engine preferred
  • Houdini experience a plus
  • Mel or Python scripting experience a plus

W2 only, no Corp to Corp. We are unable to sponsor H1B visas at this time. **eXcell™ Supports Equal Employment Opportunity** eXcell™, a division of CompuCom® Systems, Inc., a global company headquartered in Bellevue, Washington, provides IT staffing services and solutions to Fortune 1000 companies as well as small and medium business.

Job Requirements

* * * Local Candidates Only * * * Relocation assistance is not on offer.

How to Apply

Please apply here.

Job Categories: 3D Design & Architect, Design, Maya, and Photoshop. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: 3d, Artist, jobs, Maya, Photoshop, and Visual Effect. Salary: BOE. Job expires in Endless.

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