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VFX Artist

Redmond, WA 98052

Posted: 03/18/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Software Job Number: 19635

Position Title: VFX Artist

Position Description: Protingent has an opportunity for a VFX Artist in Redmond, WA.

Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • 3+ years of professional experience.
  • 1+ years’ experience working in a real-time game engine
  • Maya expertise
  • Scripting experience
  • Shipped at least one AAA game, block buster film or popular TV series.
  • Strong understanding of how to create photo-realistic effects.
  • Strong knowledge of particle systems.  
  • Experience working with real-time particle simulations in either proprietary or 3rd party systems.
  • Proficient in Photoshop.
  • Experience creating high quality fluid dynamic systems.
  • Understanding of soft and rigid bodies.
  • Knowledge of the art fundamentals including color theory, visual design, and composition.
  • Solid understanding of physics, motion and animation, including weighting, scale and timing.
  • Ability to create new effect textures from scratch as well as improve existing ones.
  • Good understanding of Lighting and how it influences effects.
  • Strong communication skills.  
  • Game scripting experience.
  • Additional skill set outside of creating effects such as environment modeling, lighting, technical art, etc.
  • Understanding of compositing and rendering techniques.
  • Background in traditional art, photography or cinematics.
  • Good understanding of the 12 principles of animation.

About Protingent: Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

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