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VFX Artist

Austin, TX · Art/Media/Design

Monumental is looking for a VFX Artist for our MMO, Crowfall. The ideal candidate will have at least two years using Unity3D in the video games industry as an effects artist and at least four years overall game development experience.

About Us

Monumental is an independent game development studio based in Austin, Texas. We are self-funded, and use our endless creative freedom to explore new ways to play. We take smart risks.

We experiment and adapt continuously to create new experiences to delight our audiences. We learn quickly.

We play well together in a creative, entrepreneurial environment, and help each other achieve our big dreams. We share.

About this Role
As a VFX Artist, you will…

  • Create high-end VFX for real-time game assets, characters, and environments
  • Create original hand painted textures, and 3d meshes for particle effects
  • Have a strong understanding of optimization, and troubleshooting technical and performance issues as it relates to particle effects
  • Write FX script and custom FX shaders as necessary
  • Work closely with Engineers to develop internal tools as required
  • Manage your time appropriately and submit accurate time estimates
  • Anticipate problems and provide solutions and suggestions for workflow, tool improvements or process changes
  • Technical setup, integration, and troubleshooting of VFX in Unity3D

Requirements

  • Proficiency in either Max or Maya and Photoshop <<both Max AND Maya?>>
  • Proficiency in Unity3D
  • Solid understanding of Stylized FX creation, limitations and dependencies
  • Strong technical art skills as they relate to particle effects
  • 4+ years experience as a VFX artist for games
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is essential, other languages a plus
  • Portfolio required

Extras

  • Experience creating particle effects for a stylized title preferred
  • Popcorn FX experience a plus
  • Traditional art and animation skills a plus

Perks & Benefits

  • Competitive compensation
  • Full Health, Vision, and Dental coverage
  • Open paid time off policy

Considerations

  • Monumental is located in Austin, Texas; we are happy to relocate you here on our dime, or you may work remotely from anywhere in the United States
  • Candidates must be legally able to work in the U.S. for Monumental, LLC
If this sounds interesting, please drop us a resume!

For more information, visit our website at http://www.monumental.io. Crowfall is available at http://www.crowfall.com.

Full Covid-19 vaccination is required to work in Monumental's Austin office.
Monumental LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

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