VFX Artist (Global Remote) – San Francisco, US

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Job Description

VFX Artist (Global Remote)

Gala Games – San Francisco, US 

Gala Games are on the lookout for a talented VFX Artist to join their team working on Mirandus! Mirandus is a vast and immersive world, and your experience will help to bring it to life! 

As a VFX Artist on Mirandus, you will deliver visually impressive effects that vastly influence gameplay and enhance player experience. You'll combine technology and creativity to make the magic happen, and can adapt to a variety of tools while relying on your core talent to create and integrate impactful, high quality, real-time visual effects.

Gala’s values are based on openness and ownership and the ability to deliver games, experiences, and opportunities to people across the world. They are breaking down barriers to bring the gaming community joy, entertainment, and real-world value. At Gala Games, they work remotely and flexibly, they like each other, and they love getting things done.

Working at Gala Games, you’ll think and make things that are new and exciting. Through your talents and efforts, you will improve the lives of gamers in the real world.

As a VFX Artist, you will…

  • Collaborate with the Mirandus team to understand the overall creative vision and establish visual effect priorities
  • Create environment and cinematic effects
  • Integrate your created VFX into Unity
  • Utilise your experience from previously shipped titles to produce AAA quality visual effects
  • Evaluate and suggest improvements to existing design and assets

For this role, you'll need…

  • A minimum 5 years of experience as a VFX artist within the games or related industries
  • Experience creating stylized real-time VFX assets for characters, props, environments, and user interfaces
  • Experience working with the Unity game engine
  • Proven ability to create amazing visuals within performance and content budgets
  • Expert proficiency in Maya animation workflows
  • To be driven to solve technical challenges across many aspects of game development
  • Strong communication, time management skills, and ability to prioritise workload
  • Creative thinking – keen to find creative solutions to problems and learn new skills

Bonus points if you have…

  • Understanding on animation principles and timing
  • Comfortability with working remotely on a full-time basis
  • Self-starter work ethic with proactive attitude
  • MMO and RPG experience
  • Experience with 3D modelling, texturing, and rigging

Just some of the benefits of working with Gala Games include…

  • Competitive Salary 
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Fully Remote working and Location Independence
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance (US Based Employees)
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Professional Development Stipend

Interested? Want to know more?

Get in touch with Liam at +44 (0)1709 834 777 now or email liam.hollinshead@aswift.com now!

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