VFX Artist

New York

Avalanche Studios is currently looking for a REAL TIME VFX Artist to work on the development of high-profile projects for PS4 and Xbox One. The focus and majority of time will be spent creating, implementing and optimizing particle visual effects. Examples include fire, smoke, explosion trails and sparkle bursts. The ideal candidate feels comfortable in a team environment and is able to deliver compelling special effects for an original IP. You will work with the Art Director and the Lead Artist to create visually stunning effects utilizing the Avalanche engine. This is a huge opportunity for a driven effects artist to help manage, research, and evolve the Avalanche effects pipeline and expertise to create amazing visual effects. Avalanche Studios is developing for next-gen platforms.


The Position

We are seeking an expert in creating high-quality particle effects and textures, has the ability to view visual reference of an effect, deconstruct it and subsequently re-create it in a real-time game engine. A strong knowledge of environmental effects, cloth simulations, lighting and dynamics

High proficiency in technical problem solving and knowledge of Photoshop, Maya, Adobe After Effects and 3D Studio Max is essential

To get ahead in your application, submit a portfolio showcasing high quality effects reel and high resolution effect textures. Prior similar experience from gaming industry is a huge plus.

To apply for this position please register below with a detailed resume, link to a portfolio and cover letter. Apply as soon as possible as we review applications continuously. All further information is provided under non-disclosure agreement only. All applicants are required to relocate to work full-time in New York.

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