Senior FX Artist
The Workshop is looking for a senior FX Artist to join the team in our Marina Del Rey, CA office.
Create and manage FX, including particle systems, shader and full screen tricks, and other boutique specialized systems. Act as the technical art interface between coders and artists. Will explain art needs and feature requests to coders, and explain code features to an artist and demonstrate how to use the features effectively. Scripting FX placement and behavior, and optimization.
2+ shipped games as a particle/FX artist
Experience with water surface shader, water simulation, and water effects.
Advanced Photoshop user and at least 1 3D package (Max, Maya, zBrush, etc)
Extensive FX scripting experience preferred
Understanding of optimization and troubleshooting technical and performance issues
Ability to write shaders and create/manipulate post process effects
Strong traditional art or cinematic background
Strong technical art skills
Experience with dynamic systems