VFX Artist

Job Position: 

Based in Auckland, New Zealand, Grinding Gear Games is searching for a VFX Artist to work on the award-winning online Action RPG Path of Exile.

You will develop realtime effects from concept to implementation and work to maintain a consistent aesthetic across all of the effects in the game and related mediums such as trailers and web. The ideal candidate has a firm grasp of color, texture, timing and impact as relates to FX. We are looking for an avid gamer that has a deep understanding of our game Path of Exile and its themes.

2 year of effects work in games.
3 year of relevant art education.
Good understanding of shaders as they relate to VFX.
Superior eye for lighting, value, color, details, and the ability to use them in creating efficient and impactful visual effects.
Self-motivation and self-reliance. Ability to research and learn new tools quickly.
Excellent communication and teamwork skills
Passion for creating dark and gritty, spells, microtransactions and ad materials.
Deep understanding of the game we produce (Path of Exile).

Portfolio and/or reel demonstrating relevant artistic skills required
Must be willing to complete an art test if requested to do so

Job Status: Full-Time
Location: Henderson, Auckland, New Zealand
Apply to: hr@grindinggear.com