Senior VFX Artist

Gameloft Budapest,Posted 2 years ago


Full time


Relocate, Budapest

You've been working as a VFX Artist for a while and you are ready to work on something exciting and spectacular?
On games where millions of people worldwide will be admiring your work?
You're in the right place because Gameloft Budapest is looking for a Senior VFX Artist.

Estimated start date: 2023 Q1

What are you working on?
  • Genres: Casual
  • Platforms: Mobile
For which tasks (responsibilities)?
  • Create real-time VFX assets for mobile platforms while maintaining and pushing Gameloft’s high quality standards

  • Report to the Lead Artist for tasks, revisions, workflow, training and creative ideas

  • Take full ownership of your tasks, including but not limited to

  • Creating real-time art assets following an established style, palette and templating convention

  • Research, review and present proposals for new features and techniques

  • Work with the production artists, designers and developers to ensure that VFX assets are always game ready

  • Research and develop new tools and techniques, write documentation and training material

  • Testing and fixing your work in the build

  • Communicating tasks updates to your lead/supervisor, updating the status of your Jira tasks and committing files in a timely manner

  • Demonstrate creativity, adaptability to different game and graphic styles

  • Participate in art reviews and suggest creative ideas and solutions

  • Learn and apply artistic/IP/licensing guidelines

  • Playtest and be familiar with the game

  • Proactively communicate and coordinate tasks with the team members before and after you in the content pipeline (in person/chat/email)

  • Be punctual and attend stand-ups, sprint planning, team and art review meetings

  • Be a team player, be professional and always act in the best interest of the organization

What kind of professional are we looking for?
  • You have an up to date demo reel demonstrating a solid understanding of real-time VFXs with the focus on polished execution

  • You have exceptional problem solving, artistic and observation skills; you are passionate about creating and researching real-time VFXs and all things game related

  • You have strong animation, texture painting and lighting skills

  • You have in-depth knowledge of 2D/3D DCC applications (Photoshop, Blender, Flash, 3ds Max, After Effects, etc.)

  • You have exceptional technical abilities, in depth understanding of a real-time VFX pipeline and a fluent in different game engines, VFX and scripting tools

  • You have excellent communication, and organizational skills; you are proactive and capable of working under minimal supervision

  • You are excited to work in a diverse and challenging work environment

  • You are able to work in large or small teams as well as work independently and take full ownership on your tasks

What is important for us in a person?
  • Ability to work in a team

  • Aspiration for learning and self-development

Why do we enjoy working here?
  • Our office is in the downtown area, Boráros Square. It is on the Pest side of the Petofi bridge, and can be easily reached by public transport

  • We have a flexible work schedule that can fit in most of your requirements (Also in this current global situation we are working from home)

  • Never go to work on your birthday (you get extra leave for that day)

  • We value health, which is why all our employees benefit from a private health insurance plan. This includes free access to an unlimited number of specialist appointments, an annual health screenings, as well as flu vaccinations

  • Every summer we have a studio wide team building activity

  • Coffee and tea are always at your disposal in the office

  • We have an Employee Assistance Program (legal, financial, life management and mental health services)

  • You'll also get a fitness pass which gives you access venues in the city

The selection process

You can apply with your English CV and with your cartoonish art style portfolio. We will look at what you have created so far. Please note that our system can't handle files that exceed 10 MB, so if your portfolio exceed the file limit, please upload it to eg. Google Drive or Dropbox and send us an access link.

If you have worked on your own game or application, send us your link and we will be happy to check it out!

No cover letter is required, just send us a couple of sentences why you are interested in joining Gameloft Budapest. If you usually play any mobile, PC, console or board games please share with us your favourite ones :)

Your application will be reviewed by our lead artists and if they find it relevant, one of our colleagues from HR will contact you.

Next there will be a home test and a Zoom chat with an HR colleague of ours and a technical discussion. They will give you specific details about the job and you can ask them anything you are interested in knowing about working here.

The whole process usually takes 3-4 weeks.

If the test fails, we will notify you within a few days. You will certainly receive feedback from us about the process, but you can also track the status of your application through our application system.

At Gameloft, we believe in diversity, so no applicant will be discriminated against based on criteria such as gender, age, gender identity, religion, nationality, etc.

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