Tuesday, December 7, 2010


Position Title:    VFX Artist - This position will be responsible for producing high quality VFX for all areas of a large scale MMOG project.

Location:   NetDevil-Louisville / Denver, CO
Taleo Req Number: 473


About NetDevil

NetDevil is at the forefront of game innovation and has grown to over 175 people in its 12 year history.
From the space combat MMOG, Jumpgate Evolution, to the highly anticipated LEGO Universe MMOG; our company’s passion for launching to new heights of creativity can be experienced in everything we do.
Denver, Colorado provides an incredible variety of year round recreation and entertainment within easy reach of our studio. Skiing, mountain biking, whitewater rafting and many other activities are all available at a cost of living that is a fraction of either coast. It’s no wonder Louisville, Colorado was voted the #1 place to live in 2009 by MONEY Magazine.
If you want to join a fun environment where we play as hard as we work and think you have what it takes to be a part of one of the most innovative MMO development studios in the world; come be a part of NetDevil.


Essential Functions:

· Position reports to Lead VFX artist and Art Director

· Responsible for creating in-game particle and shader effects for environments, characters and cut scenes

· Possesses the ability to problem solve in the VFX realm with a variety of creative and innovative techniques

· Maintain performance of the game environment and yet still achieving visual quality


· Strong understanding of the particle FX system in at least one 3D package

· Conceptual and imaginative skills in creating unique looks in the VFX realm

· Can visually design and implement stylized non-photorealistic visual effects

· Strong understanding of movement for animating particles and textures in a variety of in game situations

· 2D compositing skills are a plus but not required

· Proven Oral & Written Communications Skills

· Proven Organizational skills

· Can meet deadlines

· Must be able to anticipate art related requirements from design documentation

Functional Knowledge:

· Photoshop

· MAYA, or 3DSMax

· After Effects or like 2d compositing package

· Version Control Software: Perforce or Alien Brain

Minimum Qualifications:

· Must have strong understanding of VFX development and implementation in a video game environment

· 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