Full Time Job

VFX Artist

Epic Games

Cary, NC 04-24-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

What We Do

Push your artistic talent to the limit on a team of world-class FX, Environment, Character, and Concept artists who strive to innovate and inspire.

What You'll Do

Epic Games is searching for experienced FX Artists to join our team working on projects under the Fortnite IP. 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.

If you have a strong sense of weight, timing, motion, and you demonstrate technical aptitude with materials and logic, we are ready for you to bring those abilities to execute outstanding FX in our games.

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. Scripting experience in Blueprint a plus
• Abilities in a secondary areas such as modeling, skinning, animation, or lighting
• Shipped title(s) within the game industry
• Familiarity with the Unreal 4/Unreal 5 Engine art pipeline
• Experience working with multiple platforms and their respective memory and performance limitations

If you have a portfolio/reel/website you'd like to share, please hyperlink it to your resume, or submit it as an attachment with your application.

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-gmj3v6-18-232-31-255-42 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.