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VFX Director - Quebec City

VFX / Quebec / Full -time
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With multiple awards to our name, Larian Studios has proven that we’re dedicated to delivering high-quality role-playing games. We engage our players on every level with combat, exploration, puzzles, and dialogue. We’re now looking for the best and brightest to help us develop awesome visual effects - and more - that will elevate Larian games to new and greater heights.

VFX Director - Quebec City

Responsibilities

  • Develop look and feel of VFX that fit projects’ stylistic guidelines.
  • Present concepts and ideas to creative director and other departments, interpreting feedback and making recommendations where appropriate.
  • Communicate with art director, designers, animation directors, and producers.
  • Provide direction and generate conceptual and creative ideas for the VFX team. Balance visual satisfaction and gameplay clarity that communicate essential game information.
  • Understand ongoing and upcoming needs of the VFX department.
  • Anticipate and solve technical challenges within given constraints and visual requirements.
  • Stay up-to-date and be aware of current trends of the game industry.
  • Identify and set up best practices of VFX workflow.
  • Supervise and inspire VFX artists to produce outstanding work.
  • Optimization of VFX for better performance without sacrificing quality of end product.
  • Guide R&D to experiment with new industry technology and trends to improve the projects’ visual quality and efficiency

Requirements

  • Professional VFX experience in the game industry.
  • Have successfully shipped AAA titles.
  • Experience in building and leading VFX team.
  • Excellent knowledge of techniques (particle effects, modeling, textures, shaders) and tools (Houdini, Maya, Substance Designer, UE4, Unity) necessary to the creation of high quality real-time visual effects.
  • Ability to mentor staff.
  • Passion and ability to work as a positive, collaborative, enthusiastic, ambitious and contributing team member with a real desire to work with the team to find solutions.
  • Excellent presentation skills to inspire the VFX team and to present goals and creative vision.
  • Adaptability to various aesthetic and animation styles.
  • Experience mitigating and resolving risks.
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills

We are looking for highly motivated individuals with ever-evolving skillsets and passion for player experience. If you want to contribute to making amazing RPG experiences, we would love to hear from you.

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