Runic Games has an immediate opening for a visual effects artist for full time work at our downtown Seattle base of operations. This position will be responsible for creating compelling and dynamic real-time visual effects (explosions, spells, fire, etc.) as well as working with both our engineering and art teams to improve the capabilities and efficiency of our visual effects creation pipeline.
The ideal candidate has considerable skill and knowledge of both 2D and 3D animation principles as well as an understanding of basic 2D/3D physics and their application to visual effects. Experience creating stylized 2D textures and animation in Adobe Photoshop is required, as is the ability to create textured/rigged 3D models (preferably in Autodesk 3D Studio Max).