VFX Artist

Location

UK, Leeds

Position type

Full-time

Fat Kraken Studios is looking for a VFX Artist to join our small team. We’re ramping up for an exciting phase of the project Oddworld: Soulstorm. Fat Kraken Studios is a growing independent studio located in the center of Leeds with experienced and passionate members dedicated to building a strong and caring team to create great games within a relaxed and friendly work environment.

Responsibilities

  • Creating a range of realtime VFX for use in the Unity engine covering particle systems, simulations/ physics, post processing and shaders.

  • Working closely with Art Lead, Art Director and Programmers to achieve visual goals within performance budgets.

  • Identifying potential VFX placements and creation of said VFX that enhance the experience.

Requirements

  • Knowledge and experience with Houdini for the creation of VFX and procedural workflow

  • Knowledge and experience with Unity for implementation of VFX

  • Strong artistic eye for adding or improving upon the games vision.

  • Strong communication skills within the team in person and over calls. 

  • Must have VFX Artist credited on at least one shipped title.

Pluses

  • Coordination, Timekeeping and organisational skills

What We Offer

  • 20 days paid annual leave plus all UK bank holidays (28 days total)

  • Flexible hours

  • Central Location: Close to Leeds city center, 15 minute walk from Leeds train station, 6 minute walk from Leeds bus station. Plenty of nearby choices for food, gyms, bars and other amenities.

  • Relaxed work environment with space for social events such as game jams, movie and game nights.

  • Occasional team activities such as cinema, lunch out, industry events and more. 

Please include a CV/ Resume in your email.