Added by on 2017-01-07

Cold Iron Studio Recruiting Senior Animator & Senior FX Artist

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Senior Animator

Cold Iron is seeking an experienced Senior Animator to join our world class team on our next AAA title for consoles and PC! Are you excited about breathing life into characters, creatures, and worlds? Do you excel at using your technical knowledge and art skills to build rigs and animations that transform static models into dynamic living creatures? Are you a passionate game developer looking to create the best player experience possible? Join our creative, collaborative studio where you will help craft visually inspiring player characters and creatures are as fun to watch move as they are to blow up.

Responsibilities

Create animations for players, creatures, and weapons
Design and build custom rigs and skeletons
Collaborate with Character and FX artists to get the best animation results
Collaborate with design to drive the the player experience through movement
Help drive the art vision for the game
Assist in establishing pipelines for the best results in a given amount of time
Help set and maintain the high quality bar for the game
Assist in scoping work for on time milestone deliveries
Guide and mentor other team members

Qualifications

Portfolio of work demonstrating strong proficiency as an Animator
Professional experience working on current generation games
Passion for playing and creating games
Self driven with strong communication skills
Ability to tackle challenges and problem solve with a strong sense of ownership
Ability to work closely with many other disciplines and be a team player
Experience with scripting and animation sequencing
Experience with animation technical work; rigging, skinning, implementation
Understanding of core principles of animation and how they translate to games
Understanding of how animation can help drive the player experience
Advanced understanding of Maya/Max animation tools
Advanced understanding of current game art pipelines and methodologies
Experience with motion capture a plus
Experience with multiplayer games and/or shooters a plus
Experience with Unreal Engine a plus

Apply here:- http://coldironstudios.com/job/senior-animator/
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Senior FX Artist

Cold Iron is seeking an experienced Senior FX Artist to join our world class team on our next AAA title for consoles and PC! Are you excited about breathing life into characters, creatures, weapons, and environments through awesome visual effects? Do you excel at using your technical knowledge and art skills together to make FX that are as visually impressive as they are fast to render? Do you love how a good visual effect can add that extra something special to an enemy ability, or make a weapon feel so much more fun and powerful? Join our creative, collaborative studio where you will craft visual effects that will help define the player experience.

Responsibilities

Design and build FX for weapons, player abilities, enemy creatures, and environmental atmospherics using Unreal 4
Help develop and drive a unique FX art style for the game
Demonstrate creative art skill and technical ability to develop FX within budget
Collaborate closely with other disciplines, both artistic and technical
Assist in establishing pipelines for the best results in a given amount of time
Help set and maintain the high quality bar for the game
Assist in scoping work for on time milestone deliveries
Guide and mentor other team members

Qualifications

Portfolio of work demonstrating strong proficiency as an FX Artist
Understanding of how FX interact with, and reinforce game design
Professional experience demonstrating FX systems in a real time engine
Ability to look at reference, deconstruct it, and translate that into real time FX that fulfil the art style and performance needs of the game
Passion for playing and creating games
Self-driven with strong communication skills
Ability to tackle challenges and problem solve with a strong sense of ownership
Ability to work closely with many other disciplines and be a team player
Experience using modeling and texturing toolsets (Maya, Photoshop, Zbrush, Etc)
Advanced understanding of current game art pipelines and methodologies
Advanced understanding of techniques used to make highly optimized FX

Plusses

Experience with Unreal Engine
Experience with scripting and/or animation
Knowledge of volumetrics / fluid dynamics simulation programs (such as FumeFX, Afterburn) a plus
Understanding of, and experience developing or playing multiplayer games and/or shooters

Apply here:- http://coldironstudios.com/job/senior-visual-effects-fx-artist/
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