Full Time Job

VFX Artist

Amazon Games Studios

Montreal, QC 07-05-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Comme Artiste d'effets visuels, vous créez des effets spéciaux en temps réel qui amplifient le fun et la qualité visuelle en rehaussant les mécaniques du jeu. Vous collaborez avec vos pairs et vous intégrez votre travail avec les autres ingrédients du jeu afin d'offrir aux joueuses et aux joueurs une expérience unique et de haute qualité.

Rejoindre Amazon Games Montréal, c'est contribuer à la fondation d'un nouveau studio de jeux vidéo à taille humaine; participer à la création d'une nouvelle propriété intellectuelle revisitant l'arène de bataille en ligne multijoueur (oui, un MOBA); et collaborer avec une équipe d'experts polyvalents qui ont bien du fun à travailler ensemble. Venez construire l'avenir avec nous!

As a VFX Artist, you create real-time special effects that amplify the fun and visuals of the game by enhancing the game mechanics. You collaborate with peers and make sure your work integrates well with the other game ingredients, providing the player with a unique gameplay experience.

Joining Amazon Games Montréal means taking part in the foundation of a new video game studio that operates at a focused, human scale; participating in the creation of a new intellectual property, a fresh take on the AAA multiplayer online battle arena game (yes, a MOBA); and collaborating with a team of well-rounded experts who have a great time working together. Come build the future with us!

Key job responsibilities
- Create real-time VFX that enhance game mechanics and player experience;
- Research, prototype and develop VFX using particles, textures and shaders;
- Collaborate with artistic technical direction to determine the requirements for VFX tools and technologies;
- Discuss artistic and technical challenges with colleagues to ensure interdisciplinary clarity and alignment;
- Actively participate in production planning by providing estimates and proposing solutions to meet deadlines;
- Ensure VFX meet performance and memory requirements;
- Experiment with the latest tools and techniques to enhance the quality of VFX


Basic Qualifications
- 2+ years of experience creating VFX for video games
- Bachelor's Degree in Art or equivalent experience in a related field.
- Online Portfolio demonstrating expertise in the creation and implementation of real-time VFX.
- Proficiency in Unreal/Niagara.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills, in French and English; due to the nature of the role that requires interaction with other Amazon entities globally and with Amazon employees and stakeholders in other provinces in Canada, bilingualism French and English is required for this position.


Preferred Qualifications
- Online portfolio to illustrate artistic skills;
- Proficiency in using industry standard 3D content creation tools;
- Proficiency in VFX software and a game engine;
- Proficiency in Unreal/Niagara;
- Ability to create all the elements required for the assembly of VFX;
- Technical problem-solving skills;
We know that your talent and skills can be expressed through a variety of relevant experiences. We encourage you to apply, even though you may not have all the qualifications listed.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, or other legally protected status. If you would like to request an accommodation, please notify your Recruiter.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-ro70o2-3-233-232-160-42 in your application.