Lead VFX Artist – Operating Company ACTIVISION PUBLISHING, INC – Middleton, WI

  • Working closely with Art Directors, Creative Directors and Level Designers to create top notch in-game particle VFX.
  • Scripting out series of VFX events to drive particle behaviors in runtime using our proprietary scripting language.
  • Collaborating with prop artists, animators and rigging technical artists to assemble complex layered vehicle destructions and prop destructions using our propriety scripting language and tools.
  • Building baked rigid body simulation in-game via Maya and our proprietary scripting language and particle tool to replicate structural destruction animations.
  • Creating textures for particle usage.
  • Populating environmental VFX in game using our propriety scripting language.
  • Tackling runtime rendering performance to help maintain the game running at 60FPS.
  • Resolving technical challenges when arise in order to maintain the highest visual bar.

Player Profile:

  • At least 7+ years of visual effects development
  • Solid professional experience and knowledge of the limitations and performance of current generation hardware (Xbox One, PS4).
  • Proficient in using Maya and Photoshop.
  • Experienced in using After Effects.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively with people across multiple disciplines.
  • Possesses excellent aesthetic sense with strong attention to detail.
  • Strong understanding of lighting, compositing, digital photography, color theory, 3D modeling and rigging.
  • Strong ability in creating atlas textures through simulation.
  • Experience in using and modifying real-time materials.

Nice to Haves:

  • Experience with 3DS Max/Maya, FumeFX, Houdini and Pull Down It is a plus.
  • High-end rendering of particle effects and fluid dynamics.
  • Experience with one or more scripting/programming languages.
  • Experience creating and configuring geometry assets for in game particle systems.

Located in Madison, Wisconsin, RAVEN SOFTWARE offers an upscale work environment with state-of-the-art workstations, competitive compensation, generous benefits, highly-skilled teammates, affordable living, and an exceptional quality of life.

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