Saturday, October 3, 2009

JOB ALERT: SFX Artist – NetDevil

SFX Artist  
Location: NetDevil-Louisville / Denver, CO
Job Code: 203  # of openings: 1

Description: SFX Artist  

NetDevil, located in Louisville, CO, was founded in 1997 with the mission of developing massively multiplayer games in unique settings for wide audiences. The studio is currently developing Jumpgate Evolution and LEGO Universe as well as an original IP.

This position will be responsible for producing SFX for all areas on LEGO Universe, a large scale MMO.

Essential Functions:

  • Must assist the Art Director in creating the documentation necessary to maintain and describe all pipelines for SFX creation to the Producer
  • Responsible producing SFX and associated assets
  • Responsible for previewing all SFX assets in the game Client prior to their release to the development environment
  • Must be an active participant in a bi-monthly Art Team meeting discussing Art related issues to productivity, process, work flow and quality
  • Must be an effective listener, able to resolve problems, empathic and decisive
  • Must take advantage of new technology features
  • Must motivate co-workers and foster a positive work environment
  • Must participate in game playtest sessions
  • Position reports to Art Director


  • Must be able to assess risks
  • Must be able to anticipate art related requirements from design documentation
  • Must be able to take responsibility for decisions and actions
  • Proven Oral & Written Communications Skills
  • Proven Organizational and Analytical skills

Functional Knowledge:

  • Photoshop
  • MAYA, or 3DSMax
  • Outlook
  • Word
  • Excel
  • Version Control Software
  • Must have a base understanding of scripting language. i.e. xml

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have strong understanding SFX development and implementation
  • Must have strong people skills
  • Must be willing to relocate to Denver, CO area for full-time employment

Salary based on experience; 401k, health insurance, and other benefits provided