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Senior Visual Effects Artist at Infinity Ward

Posted in Art 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Woodland Hills, California

Job Description:

You will use our in-house particle editor to author high quality, photo-real particle effects (fire, smoke, explosions, debris, clouds, etc.) that meet all technical and aesthetic standards for the project and implement them into our game engine.


  • Partner closely with Art Directors, VFX Artists and Game Designers to ensure all effects satisfy design and art requirements.

  • You will produce look tests based on provided reference materials to ensure industry leading quality and artistic fidelity.

  • Take direction from Supervisors as well as provide guidance and mentorship to other FX Artists.

  • Build and test what's possible in a game engine while working within production deadlines to complete all tasks.


  • Demonstrate a strong eye for timing, weight, realism, color, volume, energy and other particle aesthetics.

  • Ability to build realistic explosions, ambient fx, weapon fx, etc.

  • Experience with VFX software – 3ds Max, Maya, Houdini, etc.

  • Display modeling, texturing, and animation experience.

  • Basic compositing knowledge (Photoshop, After Effects, Nuke, Fusion).

  • 5+ years of production experience in video games.

  • Validated ability to script a plus (GSC scripting).

  • Exhibit strong technical and communication skills with the ability to adapt quickly to proprietary tools.

  • Self-motivated and a real passion for video games.

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