Senior VFX Artist - Remote Flexible

Do you want to work with an award-winning team creating content for one of the most iconic and recognized brands in the games industry? Millions of fans around the world follow PAYDAY  with passion, and the iconic masks and other art content continue to be a core part of this success.

As a Senior VFX artist you will be responsible for the creation and development as well as planning and priority of the in-game VFX assets.  You relish the challenge of working within our technology to create cutting-edge art and are as technically driven as you are aesthetically great.  The role requires you to be able to multi-task and possess good communication skills both spoken and written.

Job Tasks:

  • Creating and implementing Visual effects and to push them beyond industry standard.
  • Being able to follow references, concepts, and art direction while also having the initiative to take the work further independently.
  • Drive VFX development and communicate with peers, managers and vendors
  • Work closely with the team to ensure that quality is consistent and cohesive

 

You have at least 4 years’ experience from working as a VFX artist within the games industry. You understand real-time graphics and have worked on at least one released title. You have a proven and strong artistic skill set, a good sense of scale and proportions, materials, colors and light. You are a hands-on person with good communication skills. You are fluent in English both verbally and in writing.

To be successful in this position you are/ have:

  • Extensive knowledge of UE4 and its particle editor (Cascade)  
  • Knowledge in Niagara would be a plus but not necessary
  • Routine experience in creating, implementing, and optimizing VFX for games
  • Experience of Houdini and/or FumeFX in Maya/3DSMAX
  • Used to model simple shapes for FX use in Maya/3DSMAX
  • Routine user of Photoshop for texture editing and creation
  • Experience and understanding of PBR is a plus
  • Ability to work in a team communicate well and being proactive
  • Great with time estimations, assessments and prioritizing
  • Advanced knowledge in shaders, such as vector math and basic Graphics rendering.
  • Experienced in creating your own RBD destruction simulations / Cloth simulations / Liquid simulations / Pyro simulations.


Still reading? Good...because here’s the good part of this job ad: We offer you a position at a company where we value empowerment, agility and ownership. While we evolve we want you to grow with us and to develop as a professional. We also believe in having fun. We have game consoles and arrange after work activities along with annual parties and events.

What more do we offer? 

  • Competitive salaries with yearly reviews
  • Yearly wellness benefit
  • Referral bonuses
  • 6 weeks paid vacation per year
  • Pension on top of salary, +50% above collective agreement standard
  • Relocation support if you move from abroad
  • Ideal office location in central Stockholm - also remote flexible (work from home)

Sounds good? Then we can’t wait to see your CV and portfolio and look forward to meeting you. We recommend that you apply as soon as possible as selection and interviews are held continuously. Send your application with a resumé, portfolio and cover letter in English. All applications must include a portfolio and resumé to be considered.

At Starbreeze we value diversity and inclusion. We welcome you as who you are, no matter where you are from or what games you play.

Additional information

  • Remote status

    Flexible remote

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Department

Stockholm

Regeringsgatan 38
111 56 Stockholm Directions info@starbreeze.com +46 8 209 208 View page

What makes it Starbreeze?

  • Progress through commitment and collaboration

    At Starbreeze we believe in enabling and supporting our colleagues to be successful.

  • Alignment around the product

    Game development is the heartbeat and we are continuously evolving how all teams and members can be an efficient part.

  • We are in it for the long run.....

    At Starbreeze we value everyone´s engagement and with quality in mind, we rely on everyone´s input in planning and to define the ports of our games.

Culture... or is it a lifestyle?

Do you recognise yourself in the following description? If so you could be one of us!

Team Oriented – we value trust and openness; clear communication and the team result trumps the
individuals performance.

Ownership – we are committed to
delivering excellence, including holding ourselves and others accountable. We
get sh*t done.

Solution Minded – we always present solutions, based on analysis of identified problems.


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