Visual Effects Artist
Company: Velan Studios, Inc.
Posted on: January 6, 2022
We are Velan Studios, an independent game developer with a
passion for the unconventional. We make innovative games in a
variety of genres with accessibility and depth to delight our
audiences, no matter who they are. We believe in maintaining a
creative, collaborative, and diverse team environment at our
studio, and we are looking for passionate and capable people to
join our team of experienced AAA console developers.
We are looking for skilled, passionate visual artists to join our
team. If you're brimming with passion and curiosity and ready to
create the best work of your career, we'd love to hear from
Craft and create a wide range of VFX for original and existing IP
Work closely with the Art Director and other key team leaders to
help define and build out the VFX look and style for our
Collaborate with the design and art teams to develop high-quality
assets that reinforce the gameplay goals of our projects.
Be proactive in problem-solving and cross-discipline brainstorming
throughout project production cycles.
Contribute to peer reviews, troubleshoot, problem solve, and give
and receive constructive feedback.
Bring a strong understanding of modern artistic toolsets and
typical AAA game engine experience.
5+ years of game industry experience on console, mobile, handheld
and/or PC platforms preferred.
Degree or equivalent experience in Digital Media Design, Game
Design, Illustration, or related field is desired.
Minimum of 3 years of experience working in VFX.
Strong portfolio of shipped games (mobile, console, PC) or other
website or software products.
Excellent technical art understanding in order to better work with
our engineering team, as well as to better work within the limits
of various hardware platforms.
Strong organizational skills with adherence to optimization and
Passion for making and playing great games, with an awareness of
current titles and industry trends.
Self-direction, passion, and creativity in your work.
A receptiveness to feedback and the ability to act successfully on
Above & beyond:
Experience or skill in one or more additional disciplines (e.g.
Concepting, Animation, User Interface, Lighting, Design, etc.)
Technical expertise with standard industry toolsets and/or
experience with scripting languages.
Have a working knowledge of Popcorn.
Ability to create from your own ideas, not just from pre-existing
Leadership and/or mentoring experience.
About Velan Studios:
Velan Studios is an independent studio comprised of a passionate
and diverse team of seasoned developers. We are the creators behind
Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit and Knockout City. Velan Studios'
mission is to create ground-breaking game experiences centered on
new forms of play across both existing and emerging platforms.
Velan Studios maintains a team of both remote and on-site
employees. On-site employees work from our office in Troy, NY.
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