VFX Artist

We are looking for a talented Visual Effects Artist to create stunning visual effects for an unannounced project. The ideal candidate will show strong attention to detail backed up by excellent artistic and technical understanding.

Why should you join Redhill Games?

Redhill Games has been in a unique position in the Finnish gaming industry since its foundation in 2018. With our focus on FPS games, there is no other studio like ours in Finland. What’s more, Redhill Games is one of the most promising gaming start-ups to come out of Europe recently; it has proven leadership, an all-star development team, and solid financial backing. When we look for new team members, we love to see passion, integrity, and team spirit. We value responsibility and character – we are all different but have a common purpose. We respect each other’s talent and contribution. As a part of our international team, you will always find people who share a passion for games – meaning you’ll always have someone to play with! Our HQ is conveniently located in downtown Helsinki, easily accessible via public transportation and providing great access to the wide range of services the beautiful capital of Finland offers. As a Redhillian, you’ll have access to great benefits, adding to your competitive salary.

Responsibilities

  • Design and implementation of high-quality Visual Effects to support gameplay, story, and art direction
  • Translate reference, concept art, storyboards, written game design briefs, and verbal directions into a prototype and implement real-time VFX in-game
  • Create a wide variety of real-time special effects using sprite-based particle systems along with pixel and vertex shaders; e.g. rain, snow, smoke, explosion, destruction, weapon, fire, geometry, surface shader, and full-screen effects
  • Create and optimize VFX to run within performance limitations
  • Identify and implement best practices of VFX workflow
  • Work with Art, Design, and Programming teams to anticipate and solve technical challenges within given constraints and visual requirements
  • R&D on new industry technology and trends to improve the project’s visual quality and efficiency
  • Prioritize, plan, and organize VFX Domain tasks

Requirements

  • 5+ years of professional VFX experience in the game industry
  • At least one shipped PC or console game title
  • Knowledge/experience of Unreal development
  • Proficient in creating high-quality VFX using Maya, Houdini, or other equivalent tools
  • A creative thinker who feels comfortable experimenting and presenting approaches and solutions that help push the edge of what’s possible with FX
  • Production experience utilizing particle systems and other forms of dynamic simulations
  • Able to balance quality and technical constraints
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

The ideal candidate will also have

  • Experience with multiplayer games and games as a service
  • Experience in a secondary area such as texturing, modeling, skinning, animation, or lighting
  • Love for research, reference, and documenting your findings to share with the team

Interested? Apply here!

HIRING PROCESS

Any game is a reflection of the talent that creates it, We take great care in selecting the right candidates for the team.

We want to talk to you and get to know you. We want you to know your colleagues and lead. We know this may sound like a lot and we fully appreciate the fact that interview processes may be stressful to go through.

Rest assured – we’ll do everything we can to make it as smooth, transparent and fast as possible for you. And please let us know if there is anything we can do to make the process even easier for you!

1

First, a chat with our recruiter. We’d like to learn more about you, your skills and your aspirations

For some roles we may want you to do a test to show specific skills

2

Up next, talking with the Team Lead.
We’ll assess what you’d bring to the team and how you would fit in

3

Then, you’ll meet the rest of the team, to get to know the people you would be working with – and they’ll get to know you

4

If all has gone well
- you will be welcomed
to join the team!

Have something else in mind?

If you can’t find anything fitting for you on the list above, fear not! If you think your skills and personality would be a good fit for our team, feel free to send us an open application to jobs@redhillgames.com. We review every application we get and will be in touch!

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