Associate VFX Artist

    Full Time, Parmanent
    Irvine, California, United States
    Posted 7 months ago

    Job Details

    As a Senior VFX Artist on Overwatch, you will use your extensive experience working with 3D packages and in-game FX systems to create a wide range of visual effects for characters and environments. An understanding of how good gameplay blends with great visuals is necessary when playing with designers, engineers, and artists to develop exciting new heroes that will pop off the screen with your mastery of creating textures and of geometry needed for stylized visual effects.

    If you’re up for the challenge of helping bring Blizzard’s next epic title to life, we want to hear from you!


    • Creation of handcrafted visual effects for use in real-time game elements.
    • Technical configuration, integration and troubleshooting of VFX in a real-time game engine.
    • Work with lead artists to ensure timely completion of VFX assets.
    • Actively participate in team discussions, reviews and art reviews.


    • Experience creating real-time special effects for video games
    • Experience creating consistently bright and eye-catching real-time effects using Photoshop, Maya, and in-game effects systems
    • Able to paint stylized FX textures from scratch, matching an established style
    • Proficiency in 3D graphics, particle systems, physics, ribbons, etc.
    • Working knowledge of rendering engines
    • Strong awareness of game design and exceptional collaborator focused on game design
    • Autonomous, excellent communicator


    • AAA Titles for PC or Console Previously Shipped as a VFX Artist
    • Experience creating custom materials and graphical shaders
    • Scripting experience in Lua, Python, etc.
    • Competence in one or more related disciplines – illustration, modelling, animation or technical art
    • Understanding of the visual style of Blizzard games and a desire to push it to the next level
    • Experience creating custom materials and graphical shaders

    Need To Apply:

    • Portfolio of works in digital format (website, blog, online album, Dropbox, etc.). Physical media will not be accepted
    • Resume

    About Us

    Blizzard Entertainment is a global company that is committed to growing its workforce as the business grows. We offer generous benefits to provide a true work/life balance. We’ve worked hard to foster an intensely collaborative and creative environment, a diverse and inclusive employee culture, and training and opportunities for professional growth. Our people are everything. Our core values are real and our mission has never changed. We are committed to creating the most epic entertainment experiences…ever. Join us!

    How to Apply
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    All applications must include a Portfolio, CV/Resume, and any relevant documentation

    Job Features

    Job Category

    3D Artist, Creative Design, Creative Technologist, Designer, Graphic Designer, Motion Designer


    $24.04 - $44.47

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