Senior VFX Artist 

    Full Time
    Hamburg, Germany
    Posted 2 weeks ago

    Job Description

    We are a knowledgeable, impassioned and professional team working with our sister studio DS Dambuster on a AAA first person shooter for consoles and PC.

    Our team shares a strong vision, is open-minded, and enthusiastically discusses ideas, comments, and concerns. In conjunction we attempt to create games we can be proud of and grow professionally and personally.

    Work within a small artistic team with a lot of autonomy and creative ownership

    Enhance the gameplay of the project with stunning effects that convince both aesthetically and technically

    Harmonize with our co-dev partner on technical constraints and requirements

    Skills and Requirements

    • Strong general knowledge of Unreal Engine 4 particle systems and materials
    • 5+ years of knowledge creating real-time visual effects for games, with at least one title delivered as a key VFX contributor
    • Able to work in a photorealistic style, but also to adapt to a variety of artistic styles as needed for our projects
    • Enthusiasm to create dynamic and visceral combat and ability effects
    • Good skills of 3D and 2D software for creating game effect textures and meshes, such as Houdini, Substance Designer, Embergen and others (e.g. 3dsMax)
    • Excellent understanding of color, contrast and composition
    • Excellent understanding of the fundamentals of animation to create compelling motion and flow
    • In-depth understanding of common performance issues and ability to navigate them while keeping an eye on the big picture and context of your effects usage.
    • Excellent communication and self-organization skills
    • Knowledge of Unreal Engine Blueprints is a strong asset
    • Please provide an up-to-date online portfolio or videotape demonstrating your mastery of real-time visual effects.

    About us

    We’re just as passionate about our games as we are about their creators. Your job comes with personal responsibility, freedom, and short decision-making paths. And the most important – An international team motivated and full of other players. The studio is located in a modern and bright office, right in the center of Hamburg. With a selection of benefits for all our staff: discounted gym membership, fresh fruit and a variety of complimentary beverages. Is a good work-life balance important to you? For us too ! That’s why we’re also recognized as a family-friendly workplace. Are you from abroad? No problem! We also offer moving packages.

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    Job Category

    3D Artist, Creative Technologist, Motion Designer



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