Senior VFX Artist

Guildford, UK, Permanent

Ref: ART2105001

With a passion to deliver high-end cinematic games, Supermassive Games is carving a unique and exciting path in the games industry. Want to join us on the journey?

We are looking for a highly talented and experienced Senior VFX Artist to join our team.

We are seeking candidates who are determined, self-motivated and keen to both inspire and collaborate with creative team-mates to create wondrous and exciting effects that propel our stories and characters to new heights - from simple and subtle elements to breathtaking wow moments!

You will be pushing forward the boundaries of what is possible on next gen platforms and high-end PC GPUs!

Key Skills and Responsibilities:

  • Engaging with the creative process to design and create innovative and high quality VFX
  • Implementing VFX within Unreal
  • Collaborating with other disciplines such as lighting and environment artists, graphics programmers and level designers to create a great game experience

Experience:

  • You have VFX experience in commercial games development or in an allied field such as TV or Film production
  • A strong portfolio of work which demonstrates the ability to create visually impressive VFX which are sympathetic to the needs of the product
  • A good understanding of physical behaviour and motion in the creation of VFX - including a strong sense of timing
  • Experience using the Unreal Engine for the creation and deployment of effects is essential

Technical Skills/Knowledge

  • Unreal
  • Maya
  • An industry standard real-time particle editor (UNITY, CryENGINE, Houdini)
  • Photoshop
  • Experience with After Effects and previsualisation tools is an advantage.

The candidate should have:

  • A high level of creativity and problem-solving skills
  • A positive and proactive work ethic
  • A strong sense of visual communication

Benefits:

  • We make big games with small teams - you will play a full and active role
  • Challenging and rewarding projects as standard
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Pension and life assurance
  • Social events - including large summer party
  • Constantly improving tools and workflow so you can focus on creativity
  • Fast decision-making allows good ideas to flourish
  • We celebrate and nurture talent
  • Our supportive, inclusive and friendly team culture is something we are proud of
  • Work-life balance is something we respect and protect
  • Ultimately, you’ll work on the cutting edge - making innovative and immersive games

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