Senior VFX Artist

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Job Title: Senior VFX Artist Job Location: Amsterdam Job Description: Our client is one of the world’s largest development studios dedicated solely to developing state of the art Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR), creating high-end games, innovative TV & video content, unique interactive experiences and ground-breaking applications. The Amsterdam based team are looking for a Senior VFX Artist who is going to create amazing real-time visual effects, using both existing and innovative techniques. VFX techniques can be shader effects and animations, particle systems, precomputed simulations, prerendered texture sequences (flipbooks), post FX etc. The ideal candidate is a one-man VFX army, able to do all of the above while considering performance limitations of VR hardware. KEY RESPONSBIBILITIES: Create high quality VFX in a range of techniques and styles; Research and implement new, innovative VFX techniques; Monitoring VFX impact on performance and adjusting accordingly. DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: Strong artistic insight and feeling for timing and animation; Strong technical insight; from content creation to getting it to run in a game; Deep knowledge of Unreal Engine 4 shaders, blueprint, particle systems, etc.; Good understanding of performance implications and optimizations; Modeling and texturing abilities; Strong knowledge of pixel and vertex shaders; Experience with Houdini. BONUS SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: Substance Painter & Designer experience; Knowledge of MEL and Python; Programming skills in C++ and/or C#; Understanding of CGFX and/or HLSL shader languages. WEBI RECRUITMENT Video Games|IT& Digital|Cyber Securty