Principal VFX Artist (Jedi: Survivor Team)
Founded in 2010 by the original creators of the Call of Duty Franchise, Respawn was created with the philosophy that when talented people have creative freedom, they'll make extraordinary games that achieve the unexpected. From our roots as an indie studio to joining the expansive roster of studios at Electronic Arts, this remains our guiding principle. We truly love what we do and want to share our passion with players worldwide. Our shipped titles include critically acclaimed multi-platform games Apex Legends, Titanfall, Titanfall 2, Star Wars™ Jedi: Fallen Order and Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond. Join us for the opportunity to create groundbreaking games with some of the best developer talent in the industry.
You can learn more about our studio and values at respawn.com/studio.
Our Jedi: Survivor team is looking for an expertly-skilled Principal VFX Artist who will embrace our philosophy and share their hard earned real-time rendered VFX expertise to create an incredible experience for our players. We're picturing someone who is passionate about world-building and experienced in creating high quality, in-game environment dynamics (destruction, particle effects, etc.) If this sounds like you, we're looking forward to seeing your resume!
What you'll do...
• Bring life and excitement to the game through your design and implementation of compelling realistic visual effects.
• Coordinate with Art, Design and Animation to ensure VFX match the quality bar and vision for the game.
• Fix VFX related bugs, including performance and budget issues.
• Help to improve technical pipelines and VFX creation techniques/tools.
• Assist in research and development.
• Establish the visual quality benchmark for current and future games.
Ideally, you will have...
• 5+ years professional experience as an effects artist.
• Experience working within a game engine.
• Demonstrable ability to create beautiful and affecting VFX for games, film/tv, or a combination of both.
• Both technical and creative with a strong artistic vision.
• Motivated, proactive self-starter.
• Strong understanding of particle systems.
• Mastery of relevant software packages such as Photoshop, After Effects and Maya.
• Passion for making and playing games.
• Shipped AAA games preferred.
If this opportunity sounds like a great fit for you, please submit your resume and portfolio and we will get back to you once we have reviewed.
In addition to opportunities for creative impact and professional growth which come with being a member of our team, working at Respawn has many other perks and benefits! You can read more about these at respawn.com/perks.
Jobcode: Reference SBJ-reqk52-3-238-90-95-42 in your application.