VFX Artist

Are you the sort of artist that can make something pop? If you want to work at a studio with a friendly family feeling, then this job might be for you!

About the job

We are looking for a talented artist within the field of visual effects to join Arrowhead’s Effects Team where your closest working colleagues will be Cloudrik and Oskar. Together with both your own team as well as the rest of the studio, you will be responsible for creating visuals that ensures a feast for the eyes on our current project.

As a VFX artist at Arrowhead, you will have a lot freedom and autonomy to plan you own days. Together with the different feature teams you will find out what types of effects are needed and together with your own team you will be responsible for exploring the best ways of implementing the effects. Depending on the type of effect, you will need to adapt your approach to creating and planning your work.

Each team member at Arrowhead has an important influence on the game and is involved in the decision-making process. We offer a driven and creative environment where small groups work independently within cross-disciplinary feature teams. It is crucial that you can plan and manage your own work efficiently, and also have strong collaboration skills.

Your responsibilities

  • Work with feature teams to implement different effects
  • Planning the pipeline for different particle effects
  • Creating textures, materials and particle effects
  • Together with your team, plan work to best suit your skills
  • Deliver effects to the requested level; mockup, alpha or polish
  • Iterate on effects depending on feedback

Our requirements

  • Experience working with 2D textures, preferably using photoshop
  • Experience working with particle editors
  • Ability to create materials using a node based system
  • Experience creating VFX for game projects
  • Basic understanding of 3D modelling
  • Strong sense of movement, impact and form within visual effects

Bonus qualifications

  • Experience using Houdini
  • Experience using FumeFX for 3D Studio Max or Maya

More about you

To be a true fit at Arrowhead you are the sort of person who values open and honest teamwork. You take responsibility to deliver on your goals and raises any issues you think goes unnoticed. At Arrowhead we put a great deal of effort on improving teams and encourage each other to grow as people, as well as game developers. This means being open to feedback on both a personal and professional level in order to perform better within your team. One of the most important aspects is to be truly passionate about making a great and kickass video game.

Practical information

Scope: Full-time and permanent
Location: Stockholm
Team: Effects team

If you think that this position matches your background and skills, we would love to hear from you. We ask that your application always include relevant work samples or a link to your portfolio.
To apply for this position please fill out the form below and include your resume, a brief cover letter, and portfolio/work samples. Alternatively, you can email us at jobs@arrowheadgs.com

In your application, please focus on why your skills and experiences would be great for this role and why you would like to join Arrowhead Game Studios. We interview candidates continuously and hire when we find a good fit, so it is recommended you apply as soon as possible.

About Arrowhead Game Studios

Arrowhead Game Studios is a growing team of about 50 people, known for our co-op titles. By challenging the creativity of the players we create a memorable experience with humour and social interaction, that leaves you with a story to tell. Our custom tailored new offices are located in the newly developed Stockholm Seaside area, with a lovely view at the waterfront.
We are now working on our biggest and most ambitious project to date. If you want to be part of a driven and friendly team with a family feeling, then Arrowhead is the place to be!

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Founded 2009

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