Visual effects artist – UNREAL
Job type : Permanent
Start date: May 2023
*Recruitment in the province of Quebec open to relocation
In close collaboration with the Art Director, the Visual Effects Artist – Unreal Engine’s mission is to create aesthetically striking visual effects that clearly communicate the desired action, impact and emotion:
- Collaborates with the Art Director and conceptual artists to define the visual style, atmosphere and feel of the special effects;
- Creates high-quality visual effects in Unreal and Houdini while respecting the cartoon aesthetic vision of the project;
- Optimizes the content of visual effects to ensure ease of production;
- Works with lighting to create an atmosphere, depth in the scene and consolidate the color palette;
- Finds creative solutions to solve technical and artistic problems;
- Stays on top of the latest trends and explores new techniques and tools for developing visual effects content and share his knowledge;
- Inspires and maintains good collaborative work dynamics and effective relationships inside and outside the creative department.
Your experiences and qualifications:
- Minimum of 3 years experience as an FX Artist;
- Experience in production using game engines, preferably UNREAL;
- Good knowledge of content creation software (Houdini, Maya, After Effects, Nuke, etc.);
- Knowledge and/or experience with Unreal Niagara systems, an asset;
- Strong creative and technical background in terms of visual effects and attention to detail;
- Experience in producing effects based on physics, impact interactions, destruction, fire, explosions, simulations of water, fabrics and hair, etc.;
- Experience in creating materials, lighting and shaders for visual effects;
- Team player but also able to be autonomous and work independently if necessary;
- Excellent communication and adaptation skills in a versatile context;
- Knowledge of blueprint programming in Unreal, an asset;
- Experience and fluency with one or more scripting or programming languages ??(Python, C++ and MEL), an asset.
About Digital Dimension :
Digital Dimension is a visionary 3D animation studio based in Montreal. We design, develop and produce our own intellectual property, and that of others for different platforms.
We are a team of passionate artists, full time geeks carried by a healthy and stimulating environment!
We carefully select our projects to put our know-how at the service of what drives us.
We are committed to maintaining a good work-life balance, encouraging curiosity, and promote communication so that work becomes a real cooperative playground.