SENIOR VFX ARTIST
(2 YEAR CONTRACT)

Rocksteady Studios is looking to add to its family of staff! Reporting to the Lead VFX Artist, the Senior VFX Artist will be responsible for the design and creation of world class visual effects!

Key Responsibilities

  • Create industry leading VFX on a daily basis to significantly raise the project’s visual bar
  • Work closely and be comfortable communicating across teams and departments
  • Self-regulate your workload while completing ad-hoc requests & investigating any issues that arise
  • Be proactive and pre-empt dependency issues across teams before they happen
  • Fully understand the project tool chain / game engine and confidently report issues & improvements
  • Continue to develop the skills of yourself and those around you to maintain a world class quality

Technical Requirements

  • Excellent knowledge of Max and Photoshop (An excellent knowledge of other 3D packages is also acceptable if able to transfer skillset to 3D Max).
  • Excellent knowledge of any real time 3D engine (especially UE4).
  • Good knowledge of Rayfire, PhysX, Apex.
  • Houdini and FumeFX knowledge a bonus,

Skill Requirements

  • Excellent knowledge of Shaders especially transparency, animated UVs, alpha erosion & material blending modes.
  • Very good ability to create VFX textures.
  • Basic knowledge in modelling and UV mapping of basic props.
  • Excellent understanding of what makes a great visual effect:
    • Particle distribution
    • Artistic clumping of particles.
    • Artistic controlled randomisation and variation.
  • Visual understanding and ability to re-create natural phenomena i.e. Waves, lightning, electricity.
  • Comfortable working in an environment of honest feedback & iterative design.
  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated / disciplined without lead supervision.

Benefits

  • Private family medical care
  • Private dental care
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Long-service holiday reward
  • Brand new custom designed studio
  • World class training speakers hosted on-site
  • Access to multiple online training websites
  • Monthly team meals/outings
  • On-site subsidised Masseuse, Yoga, Life Drawing, Parking & Haircuts
  • Quarterly salary adjustment reviews
  • Monthly 1on1s with your Line Manager
  • Yearly Line Manager & Studio Peer Performance review process
  • Film nights in our Mocap theatre
  • Subsidised gym in the office complex
  • Discounts to WB goodies i.e. HBO, WB films, TV, Harry Potter tour
  • Staff only merchandise store
  • State of the art office with the entire 120+ team in 1 open-plan room
  • Free fruit, juices and soft drinks
  • Childcare Vouchers Scheme
  • National Rail Season Ticket Travel Loan
  • Overseas Relocation Support
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Support Assistance Programme (Free personal counselling and guidance support)
  • Finder’s Fee
  • Free Eye Test & Discounted Glasses
  • Free Seasonal Flu Jab