Temporary Job

Technical VFX Artist

High Moon Studios

Carlsbad, CA 10-12-2020
  • Paid
  • Temporary
Job Description

Technical VFX Artist (Temporary) - High Moon Studios

Requisition ID:R003441

Great Games Start with Great People! This is a significant time in our company's history – and one of the most exciting times to join us!

A Technical VFX Artist is the glue for many different disciplines in games. You'll collaborate with the team to create a wide range of effects as well as developing solutions to many production and pipeline issues. You'll exercise your technical and artistic skills to create a variety of visual effects, simulate destruction, write scripts, and implement beautifully crafted particle and destruction animations into hyper realistic, real time, gaming environments as well as cinematic moments.

Player Profile:
• Experience with 3d software such as Houdini, Maya, Max
• Experience with pyro, fluid, cloth, and destruction sims
• Experience with scripting in Python, Javascript, Mel, or Maxscript, etc.
• Solid understanding of production pipelines for video games, VFX, or CG film
• Basic understanding of rigging rigid body animations
• A great eye for realistic visuals, lighting and VFX animation timing
• Creative problem solver required
• Collaborates well, takes direction and feedback well
• High aptitude for learning new things

Bonus Qualifications:
• Shader experience
• Coding experience
• Practical understanding of vector math
• Real-time VFX experience
• Loves games

High Moon Studios

Founded in 2002, High Moon Studios is an award-winning studio developing for the Call of Duty® franchise, with past development on over 15 titles including Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, Bungie's Destiny 2: Forsaken, and Transformers: Fall of Cybertron. We employ more than 100 people in Carlsbad, CA, a seaside city in San Diego County.
Our pride is our people and the experiences we have successfully created for our fans. High Moon's talent is comprised of gifted entertainment and technology professionals responsible for some of the most successful games ever made. We have award-winning developers, published artists and specialists recognized as among the best in their fields. Our studio has a history of using innovative techniques designed to boost productivity and product quality, which in turn enhances our studio's quality of life.

High Moon Studios is wholly owned by Activision. To learn more about our studio, please visit us at www.highmoonstudios.com.

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High Moon Studios

Activision Blizzard, Inc. is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment.

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