VFX Artist

Raleigh, NC
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Position: VFX Artist

Department: Art

Summary: Imangi Studios is seeking a talented VFX Artist to join our team and help create industry-leading mobile games!

The VFX Artist is responsible for creating and implementing video game special effects in line with the project’s artistic vision and production deadlines.  The VFX Artist will create effects that enhance the sequences and actions of animations within the game.

Responsibilities:

  • Conceptualize and create high-quality VFX to be used in real-time game assets.
  • Optimize VFX to fit within technical constraints

  • Collaborate with designers and engineers to fulfill game design and performance requirements.

  • Contribute as an active participant in team discussions, critiques, and reviews.

  • Maintain a consistent style as required by the Art Director.

  • Assist in planning the asset production schedule, VFX pipeline, and workflow.

  • Maintains excellent communication internally and externally with our development partners (as needed).

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 3-5 years of game development experience as an artist specializing in VFX art and animation 

  • Proficiency in Maya, Photoshop, After Effects, or other compositing software

  • Familiarity with Unity

  • Solid understanding of animation principles and color theory

Preferred Additional Experience:

  • Proficient with flip book-style animated FX

  • Shipped at least one mobile game as a VFX artist

  • Experience creating visual effects for UI assets