Tuesday , May 21 2024

Blizzard Internships – VFX Artist

Website Blizzard

Job Description:

As a Senior VFX artist on Overwatch, you’ll use your extensive experience working with 3D packages and in-game FX systems to create a wide range of visual effects for both characters and environments. An understanding of how good gameplay marries with exceptional visuals is required as you jam with designers, engineers and artists to develop exciting new heroes that will pop off the screen thanks to your mastery in creating the textures and geometry needed for stylized VFX.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with lead artists to ensure timely completion of VFX assets.
  • Serve as an active participant in team art discussions, critiques, and reviews.
  • Creation of handcrafted visual effects to be used in real-time game assets.
  • Technical setup, integration, and troubleshooting of VFX in a real-time game engine.

Job Requirements:

  • Proficient with 3D graphics, particle systems, physics, ribbons, etc.
  • Experience authoring custom materials and graphics shaders
  • A minimum of 4 years creating real-time special FX for video games
  • Working knowledge of rendering engines
  • Understanding of the visual style of Blizzard games and a desire to push it to the next level
  • Previously shipped AAA PC or console titles as a VFX artist
  • Scripting experience in Lua, Python, etc.
  • Skill in one or more related disciplines – illustration, modeling, animation, or technical art
  • Solid game design awareness and an exceptional game design-oriented collaborator
  • Self-driven, excellent communicator
  • Able to paint stylized FX textures from scratch, matching an established style
  • Experience with creating consistently brilliant, eye-catching, real-time FX using Photoshop, Maya, and in-game FX systems
  • Experience authoring custom materials and graphics shaders

Job Details:

Company:  Blizzard

Vacancy Type:  Internship

Job Location: Boston, MA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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