FX Artist

Crytek is looking for a FX Artist to join our art team in ourFrankfurt, Germany based studio. 

Sample pictures or portfolio link, which shows sample work are necessary. 
Requirements
  • 2+ years experience in game development
  • Last and/or current gen console experience
  • Expert understanding of current game FX processes, limitations and dependencies  
  • Strong knowledge of 3ds Max / Maya or Blender, Photoshop, Substance Designer 
  • Strong knowledge of common real-time game engines
  • Ability to deliver and receive constructive feedback  
  • Good English communication and writing skills.  
  • Positive, problem-solving and team-oriented attitude.  
  • Be proactive and self-motivated, work without direct supervision. 
  • Ability to complete all tasks in a timely manner and to a consistent high quality standard.
  • Willing to relocate to Frankfurt am Main area, Germany.
  •  A portfolio or reel that demonstrates the following:  
  • Real-time particle FX including a technical breakdown 
  • Strong technical skills (textures / materials / baking / scripting / shaders)
  • Strong artistic skills (shapes / colors / proportions / timing / lighting and movement)
  • Keen eye for details and realism
Responsibilities
  • Understand and follow style guides to guarantee the consistency of the game. 
  • Provide and accept direction. 
  • Creation of real-time particle systems in CryEngine including textures and materials. 
  • Explore new technologies on the given platforms to achieve best possible results. 
  • Work within inter-disciplinary teams of artists, level designers and programmers. 
  • Implementation and optimization of shader based effects 
  • Demonstrate a desire to learn and grow professionally.  
Plusses
  • Experience with CRYENGINE 
  • Experience with procedural content creation
  • Experience with EmberGen 
  • Ability to write HLSL
What you can expect from us
  • A refreshing yet highly professional atmosphere in a diverse team. 
  • Flexible work time. 
  • Free public transportation ticket, which lets you use public transport free of charge 24/7. 
  • Supported German lessons for our employees  
  • Company language is English. Any additional language is a plus, but not a requirement. 
  • Extensive assistance with getting visa, work permits and communication with local authorities. 
  • Relocation support. 
  • A company apartment for your first few months and help in finding a private apartment 
  • ...and much more! 

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Crytek pushes the boundaries of the possible to make the impossible a reality. We want to create the most fun gaming experiences around, and if we have to blow up computer system requirements or push genre boundaries to do so, then we will. With almost two decades of experience in the games industry, Crytek takes its unique combination of experience and skills and continue to make an impact via innovative, fun, cutting-edge games and technology.

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