27 day(s) ago

Realtime VFX Artist vacancy at Zelgor Games

Negotiable salary


Remote worker location: Worldwide
English: Advanced, Upper Intermediate, Native Speaker
Experience: 3+ years
Employment: Full-time

Zelgor Games

Zelgor is an interactive entertainment company launching a unique media franchise, called the Noobs. An army of outlandish aliens exploring the Universe, the Noobs look to follow the path of Angry Birds, a billion-dollar IP, by disrupting the $150B Global Games Industry. As the Noobs rise in popularity, they plan to invade the world of shows, movies, merchandise, and beyond.

Backed by famous venture capitalist Tim Draper, co-creator of Guitar Hero, Kai Huang, and the founders of napster, the Zelgor team brings real-world experience building successful games like The Sims, Bioshock Infinite, and Dungeons & Dragons Online, and more.

General overview of the role

We are seeking a talented Realtime VFX Artist to join our remote team working on an exciting family-friendly IP at Zelgor Games! The job will require working closely with our artists, designers, and engineers to create realtime VFX in the Unity Game engine. The ideal candidate will be a great team player who is self-motivated and can thrive in a collaborative environment.

Responsibilities

Participate in the creative process;
work with the Art Director to gather references and create game effects that match the visual style of the game
Work with the designers to iterate on readability, clarity, and accessibility
Bring in-progress and prototype effects to completion
Create real-time visual effects for things like environments, hazards, and projectiles
Collaborate with other team members to ensure that assets fall within set parameters in regards to performance and best practices.

Requirements

Real-time VFX expertise including:
Particle systems
Unity Shaders
Sprites and 2d art layer creation using tools like photoshop
Experience with 2d animation
Ideally implementing it in Unity

Skills considered as a good plus

Maya:
Character modeling
UV mapping
Texturing
Skinning
Rigging
Lighting
Rendering
Pre-rendered fluid simulation
Tools:
Perforce
JIRA
Slack

Perks & Benefits

Fully Remote
Friendly, diverse team
Flexible hours

Other information

We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to ethnicity, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability, or veteran status.

Please apply today! This position will be filled quickly.
This is ideally a full-time position, but we are open to contracting until we find the right candidate.

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