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.
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
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.