Full Time Job

FX Artist

Epic Games

Cary, NC 04-26-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

What We Do

Push your artistic talent to the limit on a team of world-class environment, character and concept artists who strive to innovate and inspire.

What You'll Do

Epic is looking for experienced FX Artists to join our dynamic team, contributing across various aspects of FX for our collaboration with Disney. A successful candidate should have a strong sense of dramatic effects and an understanding of how to recreate them in a real-time particle editor. They will be first and foremost a team player, while also having the ability to be self-motivated and work autonomously.

In this role, you will
• Execute outstanding effects for our games by bringing dramatic effects to life
• Ability to create all art needed for the visual effects, including FX concept, proto and final FX
• Execute on a range of visual effects styles from realistic to stylized

What we're looking for
• Must have a strong reel/portfolio showing executed Real-Time FX work
• Critical eye for the timing, animation, and motion of real world objects and visual FX with an ability to bring dramatic FX to life with flair
• Ability to create all art needed for the FX
• Abilities in a secondary areas such as modeling, skinning, animation, or lighting
• Shipped title(s) within the game industry
• Familiarity with the Unreal Engine 5 art pipeline
• Experience working with multiple platforms memory limitations
• Scripting experience in Blueprint, Python, Etc

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Epic does not accept any unsolicited resumes or approaches from any unauthorized third party (including recruitment or placement agencies) (i.e., a third party with whom we do not have a negotiated and validly executed agreement). We will not pay any fees to any unauthorized third party. Further details on these matters can be found here.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d8ee0m-100-28-227-63-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Epic Games

Founded in 1991, Epic Games is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology. Epic operates Fortnite, one of the world’s largest games with over 350 million accounts and 2.5 billion friend connections. Epic also develops Unreal Engine, which powers the world’s leading games and is also adopted across industries such as film and television, architecture, automotive, manufacturing, and simulation.