Reference: 4312 - Austin, Texas, United States
Reports To: Studio Art Director or the project Art Director
Essential Job Responsibilities:
Works closely with the Art Director to keep quality and style consistent across all projects.
Create FX for characters and environments under art director's supervision.
Collaborate with team members of other disciplines to meet milestone goals.
Work closely with production to define deliverables and communicate expectations to the team
Creating textures for particle usage
Assists in R&D efforts.
Assembles, edits, and optimizes FX in UE4, Maya, Popcorn and other custom engines.
Understanding of memory and performance limitations
Troubleshoots technical and artistic issues.
Required Qualifications & Skills:
3+ years experience.
Online portfolio displaying a variety of FX.
Scripting experience Blueprint or other.
Experience shipping titles using Unreal Engine Niagara.
Experience with UE4 Materials
Strong understanding of video games development in Unreal but is not limited to.
Experienced in using Adobe packages Photoshop and After Effects..
Abilities in a secondary area such as modeling, skinning, animation, or lighting
Houdini FX experience a plus.
Can effectively collaborate with game designers and programmers.
Ability to receive feedback
Strong cross-functional communications skills; verbal, written and visual.
Preferred Qualifications & Skills:
Understanding of lighting in Unreal.
Understanding of Photogrammetry
Marvelous Designer experience