Senior VFX Artist

Posted: about 2 months
Art and Animation
We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and proactive Senior VFX Artist to join our busy studios and support driving CI Games Studios forward as we experience exponential growth.

To be successful in this role, you will be a team player with exceptional attention to detail whilst delivering excellent customer service to those within the studio.

Key Responsibilities

Delivering a first-class experience, taking initiative, and maintaining passion for high quality work, is required for this rewarding yet often demanding role.

On a day-to-day basis, you will:

  • Creation and development of VFX effects, especially particle systems for our games
  • Ensure that the VFX effects are performant and supporting the desired visual style of our titles

  • Ensure that VFX supports and highlights gameplay in the best possible way
  • Supporting the art team with feedback on visuals and performance, especially when it comes to achieving highly appealing effects
  • Reporting directly to the Associate Lead VFX Artist
  • Anticipating, identifying and articulating problem areas and developing preventative solutions

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • 3+ years of experience in VFX, especially with game VFX
  • Must have shipped a minimum of 1-2 titles (for PC and Consoles) as a VFX artist
  • Experience with Unreal Engine Niagara, Autodesk Maya/3D Studio Max, and other related software
  • Able to find the balance between visual quality and real-time rendering performance
  • An eye for what looks natural/believable
  • Able to keep content relevant to the current projects art style and work within those limitations
  • In-depth knowledge of VFX principals and good sense of timing and staging
  • Able to work flexibly on both routine and more complex tasks across various projects and time-zones.
  • Ability to prioritise workload as well as being flexible and responsive to last minute changes
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Methodical approach to work
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, able to listen carefully and respond appropriately at all levels.
  • Excellent proficiency in English

What we offer
  • Attractive remuneration, holidays and social events. Our environments thrive with collaborative teamwork with people from all around the world, different nationalities, and languages.
  • A supportive community inclusive of LGBTQ+, and any age, ethnicity, religion, or disability. We care about the wellbeing of our employees and have a dedicated employee wellbeing programme.
  • Flexibility with our core hours, and no-notice holidays.
  • Annual discretionary studio bonus
  • Free games and merchandise
  • Wrap parties for game releases
  • Remote/Homeworking with flexible working schedules, a fun environment, and a relaxing culture, including the opportunity to work with the leading technology and creative minds in the world.
  • Learn as you work and be part of something real that changes the face of gaming - forever

We are an equal opportunities employer with a commitment to building a diverse workforce, representative of the world we live and game in!
Accessibility is at the heart of our games and we reflect that in how we operate as a business. Should you require adjustments or flexible arrangements to interview, or take up a role at with us, please let us know in your application and we will accommodate to the best of our ability.

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About CI Games

Founded in 2002, we have been creating globally recognised titles twenty years. The fan-celebrated Sniper Ghost Warrior franchise has sold over 14 million copies worldwide, while the action RPG, Lords of the Fallen, has been enjoyed by over 10 million players across the globe.

Our Hexworks studio is currently working on The Lords of the Fallen, the highly ambitious follow-up to the original 2014 hit. Steering the franchise in a new direction towards dark fantasy, the action role-playing game will feature a fully revised, challenging combat system, and promises to be CI Games’ most ambitious project currently in development!

Underdog Studio is the internal development team responsible for the highly successful and long running Sniper Ghost Warrior series. With a name that encapsulates the determination and hard working attitude of the 50-strong crew, the team is mainly spread across Europe. As the SGW franchise continues to go from strength to strength with each new iteration, the Underdog team looks forward to achieving even higher standards of quality in their upcoming titles.

 Founded in 2018, United Label is a publishing house specialising in highly ambitious, lovingly-crafted video games. Röki, the studio’s inaugural release, received critical acclaim upon its launch in late 2020, with Eldest Souls and Tales of Iron both releasing in 2021 to great reception from media and players. Driven by a desire to work with the most innovative game creators around the globe, from highly experienced teams to passionate start-ups, United Label offers a platform to deliver titles with a unique vision and a publishing structure for success.

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