Black Kite Studios is hiring Special Effects (VFX) Artist for Singleplayer Card Game (Remote Job)

Special Effects (VFX) Artist for Singleplayer Card Game 100% REMOTE

Posted: 20 days
Art and Animation
Freelance
Studio

Black Kite is a new studio founded by an ex-Rockstar Games game designer to make innovative strategy games in a wholesome work culture.

We are currently prototyping a PC based deck-building card game with a twist.

Role

We are looking for a talented artist to work on an incredible strategy game on a contract basis. The VFX Artist will design and create awesome, visually engaging special effects for summoning creatures, casting magic spells and massive monster attacks.  The role offers significant creative freedom, as each person on our team has ownership over their portion of the product.

Responsibilities

  • Create top-notch particle effects, shaders, and other effects that bring the cards and enemies to life.
  • Design effects and bring those designs from concept to finished asset independently.
  • Set up and maintain an efficient pipeline for implementing effects into Unity.
  • Work in tandem with the game designer, artist, and audio engineer to ensure effects represent the flavor of the game. 
  • Work in a timely manner with a transparent use of hours.

Skills & Requirements


Required Qualifications

  • Degree in a relevant field (e.g. VFX or Art & Animation)
  • 1-2 years of experience creating VFX assets at a professional level
  • Knowledge of Unity Game Engine and its systems and pipelines
  • Deep understanding of performance and optimization of effects
  • Appreciation of teamwork and friendly, positive attitude!
Ideal Qualifications

  • Credit on one or more shipped games (Link to them in cover letter)
  • Experience animating/puppeteering 2D characters (e.g. Idles, Hit and Attack animations) is a plus

How to Apply

Please email contact@blackkitegames.com with a ~1/2 page cover letter, a resume, a portfolio link and contact information to be considered for an interview!


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