Santa Monica Studio
Los Angeles, CA US
VFX Artist (Apex Legends)
Respawn Entertainment is hiring! Learn more about our studio and values at respawn.com/studio.
We're looking for a highly skilled VFX Artist to join our Apex Legends team. Reporting to the VFX Director, the VFX Artist will help create incredible real-time rendered visual effects which meet the vision for the gameplay experience. Our ideal candidate has strong sensibilities pertaining to real-time rendered VFX both technically and creatively, and is experienced as a member of a game development team (or a team that develops within a game engine) with a focus on creating VFX. We are picturing someone with a passion for fun gameplay and the ability to both inspire and execute, who can embrace our game development philosophy and share their hard earned expertise to create an incredible experience for our players.
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.
Ideally, you will have...
• 3+ 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 reel and we will get back to you once we have reviewed! Real-time rendered work samples are particularly encouraged.
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! Learn more at respawn.com/perks.
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