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Warner Brother Games Recruiting Senior Vfx Artist & Senior UI Artist

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Job Title – Senior Artist, VFX
Time Warner – Division Warner Bros. Entertainment Group
WB Business Unit – WB Games
Industry – Film Production and Distribution
Area of Interest – Graphics/Design Creative
Location United States – Massachusetts – Needham
Requisition # 141395BR
Position – Type Full Time

Job Description

SUMMARY OF POSITION

Turbine, Inc. seeks a Senior Artist, VFX. The VFX artist collaborates closely with Studio team members, project Art Directors, Content and Design Teams to conceptualize, design, create and integrate AAA Visual FX in a timely and dependable manner.

Turbine, Inc. is a premier creator and operator of massive, persistent online worlds that foster powerful social gaming communities. Turbine is wholly owned by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group and has created some of the world’s most popular and award-winning online games, including The Lord of the Rings Online™, Dungeons & Dragons Online®, Asheron’s Call®, and our DC Comics MOBA: Infinite Crisis.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Work with other FX artists to create unique and interesting visual effects for events in our games.
Help mentor and train upcoming artists.
Work closely with content, world and systems designers to create unique assets.
R&D New VFX solutions for current and upcoming games.
Model, texture and animate and integrate 3D VFX in Maya.
Hook up VFX through script and script complex VFX interactions.
Debug and find solutions for issues.
Work with and manage large amounts of data.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

High School Diploma.
BFA in 3D art, Animation or equivalent experience.
5+ years production experience.
A strong sense of animation/particle timing.
Experience with a scripting or programming language.
Understanding of how VFX integrate with and affect game play.
Ability to work with various teams to achieve the required end result.
Experience in aspects of Maya including Modeling, Texture/UV mapping, Rigging, and Animation.
Experience working in Unreal Engine or any other game engines is a plus.
Play experience with a broad range of games, MMO experience is a plus.
A demo reel highlighting animation and visual effects and a portfolio highlighting strong drawing skills is required.

Apply here:- https://careers.timewarner.com/tgwebhost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerid=391&siteid=36&jobid=685917
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Job Title – Senior Artist, UI
Time Warner – Division Warner Bros. Entertainment Group
WB Business – Unit WB Games
Industry – Film Production and Distribution
Area of Interest – Graphics/Design Creative
Location – United States – Massachusetts – Needham
Requisition # 141429BR
Position – Type Full Time

Job Description

SUMMARY OF POSITION

Turbine is on the hunt for a Senior UI Artist to join our new mobile team. The senior UI Artist will establish the look of the game’s front-end user interface, in-game HUD, and additional art content to maintain a consistent visual aesthetic across all UI assets. The Artist will work closely with the Designers to iterate on concepts/wireframes until visual and usability requirements are met. Work with Engineers to ensure that all assets appear in-game to specification and within technical constraints. Generate assets for front-end menus, icons, buttons, widgets, backgrounds, data displays, top-down maps, etc., from concept to final polished product. The ideal candidate will have a driving desire to make the best-looking and most intuitive user interface ever experienced in a mobile game while remaining flexible to adapt to our fast-paced environment where things can change quickly. The game you will be working on will be based on an exciting top tier Warner Brother property that has world wide popularity.

Turbine, Inc. is a premier creator and operator of massive, persistent online worlds that foster powerful social gaming communities. Turbine is wholly owned by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group and has created some of the world’s most popular and award-winning online games, including The Lord of the Rings Online™, Dungeons & Dragons Online®, Asheron’s Call®, and our DC Comics MOBA: Infinite Crisis.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Work directly for the Art Director, establishing the look of the game’s front-end user interface, in-game.
HUD, and additional art content to maintain a consistent visual aesthetic across all UI assets.
Work closely with the Designers to iterate on concepts/wireframes until architectural and usability requirements are met.
Work with Engineers to ensure that all assets appear in-game to specification and within technical constraints.
Generate assets for front-end menus, icons, buttons, widgets, backgrounds, data displays, top-down maps, etc., from concept to final polished product.
Have a driving desire to make the best-looking and most intuitive user interface ever experienced in a mobile game.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Illustration, or Industrial Design.
3+ years’ experience working in visual media with a focus on user interface design.
Must have an understanding of mobile games and what makes them tick.
Experience in collaborating with Designers to solve problems at a wireframe level.
Strong portfolio demonstrating a breadth of visual creativity with many examples that fit within the constraints of a system design. Additionally, portfolio should contain examples of logos and iconography.
Good time-management and organization skills to keep all areas of the UI moving forward through from placeholder to final standard, and the flexibility to adapt priorities to changing requirements within the team. Proficiency in standard graphic media applications, such as Photoshop and Illustrator.
Must be a good communicator who works well with a variety of personalities in an energetic team environment.
They must have personal drive and passion to produce outstanding work and constantly seek new ways of pushing the boundaries in what will be a pioneering role in the area of UI. They will be working within a small talented group and require the ability to work closely with Artists, Engineers, and Designers to design/produce UI graphics and assets to the highest Visual standards.
A strong portfolio highlighting a strong graphic design skill, strong drawing skill and an understanding of interactivity and information architecture.
Experience of other game development areas.
Knowledge of secondary visual media applications, after effects, 3D packages, and Flash, Unity/ NGUI.
Experience working in a related field, such as advertising, motion graphics, web design, information architecture, illustration or industrial design.

Apply here:- https://careers.timewarner.com/tgwebhost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerid=391&siteid=36&jobid=686119
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