Riot Games, Inc. seeks VFX Artist III in Los Angeles, CA.
Job Duties: Ideating and creating real-time visual effects (VFX) and sleek, dynamic, and dramatic special effects that add atmosphere and depth to gameplay for Project A, using in-depth knowledge of visual effects tools, drawing, animation, and modelling. Developing aesthetically astounding visual effects that communicate essential game information to the player, breathing life and feeling into Project A champions, spells, and environments. Collaborating on real-time visual effects with designers, developers and other artists to clearly communicate in-game information while making players’ jaws drop. Working with the Design and Concept Art teams to develop clean, highly readable VFX that support gameplay initiatives and further artistic goals. Developing stylistically consistent, visually impactful VFX assets through creative use of particles, geometry, animation and materials. Working with the Art Director and other VFX artists to develop VFX that compliment or enhance the visual style of each project Meeting visual effects deadlines while scaling work back or ramping up according to the needs of the project. Turning wild ideas into awe-inspiring reality through visual effects, be it fish swimming through waves or the eerie glowing of freed souls rife for collecting. Ensuring that VFX assets are built efficiently and perform within budgets; and finding and dealing with technical issues while using performance metric tools. Telecommuting permitted.
Minimum Requirements: Five (5) years of experience in the job offered or five (5) years of experience in the field of graphic design, graphic techniques.
(1) 3D Modeling (hard-surface and organic)
(2) Texture drawing (stylized and realistic)
(3) Rigging, Animation, Lighting, Character Animation
(4) Particle Systems Animation
(5) Material creation
(6) Unreal Engine Game Development
(7) Unity Engine Game Development
Any suitable combination of education, training and experience is acceptable.
Submit resume with references to: Req.#:19-1363 at: ATTN: Caitlyn McKinney, Sr. Global Mobility Analyst, US Immigration, Riot Games, Inc. 12200 W. Olympic Blvd., Suite 175, Los Angeles, CA 90064.
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