VFX Artist

Bluepoint Games is looking for a VFX ARTIST to join our team on a contract basis. Help bring our content to life, creating industry leading visual effects at industry leading performance for current-gen home consoles.

Please note: This is not an entry level position.

Responsibilities

– Learn and master a proprietary game engine effects pipeline

– Modify existing particle effects to a higher level of quality

– Improve particle motion, increase particle counts, and add new sub systems to increase detail

– Create higher quality texture maps from lower-resolution source

– Apply and modify current generation material techniques

– Create high-quality current generation effects models from lower-resolution geometry

– Maintain original VFX game functionality

Requirements

– Experience with Unreal, Valve, Unity or proprietary game engine effect tools

– Knowledge of Maya Dynamics tools

– Proficiency with Photoshop for texturing

–Strong understanding of game workflows and pipelines

– Strong communication skills

– At least 2 years of professional experience in the games industry with at least one shipped title (excluding academic projects)

– A portfolio reflecting high-quality VFX game art

– Able to work onsite at our facility in Austin, TX

About Bluepoint

The Bluepoint team is preparing for our next remake of a classic. Want to be part of creating something special, a game millions of gamers are eagerly anticipating?
Bluepoint Games is a small studio with big ideas, always looking for elite game development talent to join our family. If you too stand for quality and attention to detail, then join us in delivering nothing less than the games fans want to play.
Since our inception in 2006, Bluepoint Games has worked on many critically acclaimed franchises such as God of War, Ico, Shadow of the Colossus, Metal Gear Solid, Flower, Gravity Rush, Titanfall, and Uncharted.
For these reasons and many others – Hill Country, lakes, and live music; an inspired university town with a thriving high-tech industry and creative community – we proudly call Austin home. We’re confident you’ll love it here, too!

To Apply

If you meet the requirements specified above and you feel the potential calling you, please email your resume and materials to jobs@bluepointgames.com. Include “VFX Artist” and your name in the subject line.
If you currently reside outside of the US, please state whether you are legally authorized to work in the US.