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Associate Visual Effects Artist

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Associate Visual Effects Artist

We’re seeking a driven artist to help expand the Destiny universe through spectacular visual effects! The ideal candidate brings an interest in learning advanced technical and artistic skills. They understand how to work with a team and will be expected to learn the challenges of modern AAA game development to produce stunning in-game visual effects that support gameplay, cinematics, and environments.



Required Skills

  • Understand the principles of real time visual effects
  • Experience with node based shaders
  • Recognize Art and Visual Design fundamentals (color theory, etc.)
  • Familiarity with Photoshop and 3D packages
  • Ability and willingness to follow direction, collaborate productively with others, and work to meet deadlines as necessary
  • A portfolio or demo reel that demonstrates artistic and technical skills, as well as a firm grasp of timing and scale
  • An interest in games

Nice To Have Skills

  • Ability to break down a visual effect into component content-types (particle FX, shader FX, mesh FX, post-process, animation, decal, lighting, etc.) and choose the right tools for the job
  • Programming or scripting experience in any language (C++ / Python / HLSL)
  • Background in Animation
  • Experience with Houdini, Fume FX, Maya fluids tools, or Substance Designer