VFX Artist - Contract

About the Employer

We are DICE Los Angeles

DICE LA was founded in 2013 with a mission to create outstanding entertainment, and to do so in a manner that is different from the rest of the industry. We want to make great games and be great at making games.

What does that mean to you as a developer?

It means that you will have a creative stake in everything you do. We believe that we are all game makers, and everyone at our studio contributes to the goal of making amazing game experiences, regardless of role or title. We want this to be the studio where you do the best work of your career. We also firmly believe that we are at our best when we have the proper balance between work and life. To support this balance, we nurture a culture that aims to reach the highest productivity without crunch, and by making smart decisions when it comes to how we work and plan. Having a positive, inclusive studio culture is of extreme importance to us.

Our games reflect the means by which they are created. Games that are crafted in an inspiring atmosphere, with creativity, artistry and technology as their backbone, will capture the imagination of gamers around the world.

We are looking for experienced developers like you, to join us in our mission to create amazing games and experiences, and to elevate ourselves and our craft.

We are seeking a contract VFX Artist who is eager to join us in our drive to push visual quality to the next level.

Responsibilities:

  • Create stunning real-time visual effects using high quality particle effects, textures, and shaders
  • Optimize effects for performance on multiple platforms
  • Collaborate with team members to share knowledge and solve cross-discipline problems

Skills We Look For:

  • Ability to deconstruct complex visual effects from reference and recreate them in a real-time game engine
  • Highly skilled with Photoshop, Maya, and or 3DS Max
  • Strong sense of lighting, color, form and motion
  • Strong proficiency in technical problems solving
  • Self-motivated and the ability to collaborate effectively within a team
  • Previous game production experience required
  • Experience with Houdini and dynamic simulations is a plus

Next Steps

As part of the application process we might ask you to perform a practical skills exercise. Apply online with a combined resume AND portfolio.

Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

EA is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.