Enhearten Media is hiring FX Artist (Remote Job)

FX Artist 100% REMOTE

Posted: 22 days
Art and Animation
2,000€ - 4,000€ a month, based on experience
We're Enhearten Media, and we're expanding! We are a rapidly developing indie studio creating a grand scale Real Time Strategy game - “Sanctuary”. Our main goal is to make a strategy game that takes cues from and improves upon Chris Taylor- style RTSes and brings them into the modern era while filling that specific niche. Our team is friendly and welcoming, full of creative people who know what they are doing and are passionate about their work. You can find more about the game and about us on our Website (https://www.sanctuary-rts.com/) and Discord Server (https://discord.gg/GSzbsvCt).

If you want to be a co-creator rather than just another cog in the machine, and you are a “VFX Artist”, then this position may be for you!

Please note: This is not an entry-level position. Professional experience is required.

  • Creating high-quality VFX assets for real-time RTS game in realistic/semi-realistic style, in particular: explosions, projectile trails, firing effects, lightning and sparking effects, lasers - basically everything connected with destruction in our game. As well as some tasks will be involving environmental effects, effects for the buildings/props etc. Some of our early VFX prototyping: 

  • Executing the process from prototype to final assets in Unity.
  • Ensuring that the artistic style and quality has been delivered according to the game’s vision.
  • Helping with planning and scheduling all visual effects in collaboration with other team members.
  • Working effectively and correctly prioritizing tasks.

  • A portfolio that demonstrates your skills.
  • At least 2 years of experience in a similar position.
  • Knowledge of Unity 3D and optimizing VFXs in it.
  • Ability to use Unity's VFX Graph and/or Shuriken Particle System.
  • Ability to create textures and other assets for use in VFX effects.
  • Ability to work from concepts, as well as output original work by yourself.
  • Good communication skills in English.

Nice to have:
  • Knowledge of 3D package such as Blender, 3DMax, or Maya.
  • Ability to create shaders using Unity's Shader Graph.
  • Experience with Unity HDRP.
  • Any other gamedev related skills will be an asset.
  • Familiarity with and a passion for games.

We offer:
  • Salary: 2000-4000€ (depending on skill level and experience).
  • Full-time employment (contract).
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Fully remote.
  • Work on an innovative, challenging, large-scale RTS game for PC.
  • Have a real impact on the game!

If you think this position is right for you, please send us your portfolio right away!
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About Enhearten Media

The idea with Sanctuary RTS is to make a strategy game that takes cues and improves upon Chris Taylor - style RTSes and bring them into the modern era while filling that specific niche.

The company is filled exclusively (so far, it's not a requirement for to apply to this job offering) with people who are enthralled by this genre of video game and who dream of seeing a good successor step in. From the models to the technical challenges to the game design, the specifications of this genre are something we are intent on following even if we do have special ideas that we think will fuse with this genre to the point of becoming indivisible.

We're international, our biggest hub is Poland, then England, then the Netherlands, then Australia, then Germany, then France, ect. We are making a game targeted towards an international community, we want our company to reflect that. English is the language we interact with. We use discord as our main mode of communication and coordination. We use a GitHub board to track progress. We develop according to scrum principles. We use git for versioning. We can't not act as one family.

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