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VFX Animator - AAA Game Studio [67051]

Company: Onward Play
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Job Description:

This position requires high-level artistic sensibilities and strong technical skills. Our ideal candidate must be passionate about making great games, a strong problem-solver, and an effective communicator.What you'll do---

  • Create real-time particle systems, animations for geo and props, and simulations for environmental and cinematic moments to bring levels to life
    • Produce high quality rigid-body and soft-body simulations for both subtle and visceral in-game moments
      • Create particle effects for the destruction of buildings, vehicles, natural environments, and everything in between using our proprietary toolset
        • Shatter props/structures and animate destruction sequences
          • Convert assets to physics props that react appropriately to external forcesTo succeed you will have---
            • 5+ years of game industry experience
              • Experience shipping AAA titles
                • Strong interpersonal skills, being able to collaborate and communicate across multiple departments and mentor other artists
                  • Demonstrates a strong eye for weight, realism, and energy and possess a strong understanding of particle motion, timing, and scale
                    • Experience with Houdini tools, particles and simulations
                      • Experience with Maya, including modeling, animation and riggingWe'd love it if you also have---
                        • Experience with FumeFX, Nuke, Real Flow, rigid body dynamics, nCloth and nHair, or Havok
                          • Familiarity with Perforce or other version control software
                            • Understanding of scripting and programming concepts

Keywords: Onward Play, Santa Monica , VFX Animator - AAA Game Studio [67051], Other , Santa Monica, California

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