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VFX Artist

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Sparkypants Studios is on the hunt for a talented VFX Artist to help create jaw-dropping visuals for our live digital CCG, The Elder Scrolls: Legends.

This is a full-time, onsite position in our Baltimore studio.

Responsibilities:

  • Work in concert with teammates to create high quality, efficient visual effects for world interaction, cards, cinematics, and UI elements

  • Construct visual effects using geometry, particle systems, flipbooks, custom textures, shaders, etc.

  • Assist in developing the look, feel and messaging for VFX through storyboards, concepts, and animatics

  • Unity assets implementation

Skills & Qualifications:

  • At least 3 years as a VFX artist in the games industry

  • Broad range of experience with real-time particle systems

  • Passion and ability to create stylized VFX

  • Strong organizational and communication skills

  • Skilled sense of animation timing

  • Strong traditional drawing and 2D keyframe animation skills

  • Ability to take art direction, maintain a given style across a variety of assets, and to expand that style to fit the requirements of new assets

  • Passion of collaboration with other artists, designers, and programmers

  • Experience with: Unity, Maya, 3D Studio Max, Photoshop, Perforce

  • Critical eye, self-awareness, interest in taking and giving critiques, and a desire to produce work at the highest levels of AAA quality and game performance

Additional Skills (Pluses):

  • Experience working on a digital TCG or CCG.

  • Deep knowledge of the Elder Scrolls franchise.

  • Familiarity with Unity tool kit.

Cover letter and link to your current online portfolio should be emailed to vfxartist@sparkypants.com