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Lead VFX Artist

Remote in California, Maryland USA, or British Columbia, Canada New Media
What You’ll Do:
We are searching for a Lead VFX Artist to join our core team developing a high quality AAA single-player story-driven action-adventure game built using the Unreal Engine.
Our art team is small, and we want to expand it with an experienced Lead VFX Artist capable of guiding a distributed VFX team of internal and external artists. We only hire talented, collaborative people with strong communication skills who are laser focused on achieving excellent results. #NewMedia

In This Role, You Will:

  • Create VFX in a photo-realistic and cinematic style using DCC tools of choice and Unreal Engine 5
  • Drive VFX asset creation in collaboration with the Art Director, Production, and external teams
  • Provide technical setup, integration, and troubleshooting of performant VFX
  • Work with the Art Director to establish visual direction for VFX
  • Document and communicate specifications and visual benchmarks to support the games artistic vision
  • Partner with artists, tech artists and designers to collaborate on creative solutions to solve complex VFX pipeline problems
  • We Are Looking for People Who:

  • Are able to push visual the quality of VFX to a very high degree of realism
  • Are passionate about creating cinematic photo-realistic content
  • Consistently deliver high quality work
  • Thrive in a self-driven environment
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Skydance is a diversified media company founded by David Ellison in 2010 to create high quality, event-level entertainment for global audiences. The Company brings to life stories of immersive worlds across its feature film, television, interactive, and animation divisions.
    Skydance is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to building and fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce. We welcome and consider applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy status, military/veteran status, disability, or any other protected category. Diversity in the workplace is not just a commitment, it is who we are and a reflection of what makes our world special.  

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