Technical VFX Artist (Temporary) - High Moon Studios
Carlsbad California 92011 United States of America
16 days ago
Job Title:Technical VFX Artist (Temporary) - High Moon Studios
Great Games Start with Great People! This is a significant time in our company’s history – and one of the most exciting times to join us!
A Technical VFX Artist is the glue for many different disciplines in games. You’ll collaborate with the team to create a wide range of effects as well as developing solutions to many production and pipeline issues. You’ll exercise your technical and artistic skills to create a variety of visual effects, simulate destruction, write scripts, and implement beautifully crafted particle and destruction animations into hyper realistic, real time, gaming environments as well as cinematic moments.
- Experience with 3d software such as Houdini, Maya, Max
- Experience with pyro, fluid, cloth, and destruction sims
- Solid understanding of production pipelines for video games, VFX, or CG film
- Basic understanding of rigging rigid body animations
- A great eye for realistic visuals, lighting and VFX animation timing
- Creative problem solver required
- Collaborates well, takes direction and feedback well
- High aptitude for learning new things
- Shader experience
- Coding experience
- Practical understanding of vector math
- Real-time VFX experience
- Loves games
High Moon Studios
Founded in 2002, High Moon Studios is an award-winning studio developing for the Call of Duty® franchise, with past development on over 15 titles including Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare , Bungie’s Destiny 2: Forsaken, and Transformers: Fall of Cybertron . We employ more than 100 people in Carlsbad, CA, a seaside city in San Diego County.
Our pride is our people and the experiences we have successfully created for our fans. High Moon's talent is comprised of gifted entertainment and technology professionals responsible for some of the most successful games ever made. We have award-winning developers, published artists and specialists recognized as among the best in their fields. Our studio has a history of using innovative techniques designed to boost productivity and product quality, which in turn enhances our studio's quality of life.
High Moon Studios is wholly owned by Activision. To learn more about our studio, please visit us at www.highmoonstudios.com.
Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty ®, World of Warcraft® , Overwatch ®, Diablo ®, Candy Crush ™ and Bubble Witch ™. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!
Our ability to build immersive and innovate worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment. We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered!
The videogame industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.
High Moon Studios is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.