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Virtuos (logo)
Parc St Christophe
10 avenue de l'Entreprise
95 800 CERGY

Date : 21.09.2020
Reference : AFJV-EINF108-18531


With over 1,600 staff, Virtuos is one of the largest and most recognized game developers. Since 2004, Virtuos has contributed to hundreds of games on all major platforms.

Our track record is full of achievements. Virtuos has worked with 15 of the top 20 game companies worldwide by contributing to many of their largest AAA, New-Gen titles as well as shipping over 10 co-developed titles each year in recent years. Virtuos aims to be the Number One game development partner by providing the best games and art to developers and publishers worldwide.

Talent development is at the core of our business. Virtuos invested in establishing itself as the #1 choice for talents in the digital entertainment industry in China and all over the world by building a great strong record of projects to attract an excellent team to attract more incredible projects.
Virtuos recrutement

Lead 3D Artist F/H

Permanent contract Cergy (saint Christophe) (95)

Position Duties

For our French studio, located in Cergy, we are looking for a talented generalist Lead 3D Artist to work with wide variety of video games ranging from indie to AAA. You will be leading our studio's art team, goals and collaboration between disciplines to push our games to the next level in the industry.

What you will do :
  • Collaborate with Art/Producer team leadership to assist and develop artistic & professional level quality for the games Virtuos is working on.
  • Help establish and maintain both aesthetic quality and technical performance standards (poly count, memory, draw calls, etc.)
  • Provide regular guidance, constructive criticism & critical feedback to artists, ensuring that all art teams are producing assets that meet the overall visual style and quality bar.
  • Collaborate with other Artists to find the best solutions to all major technical and/or creative challenges facing the art team.
  • Adapt to different type of projects in terms of their technical needs as well as artistic styles.
  • Research and explore new developments in graphics software and technology that could benefit the studio.
  • Collaborate with tools and engine teams to continually improve upon our custom workflows and technology.

Candidate Profile

What you have :
  • At least 3+ years of experience working in the video game and/or vfx industries.
  • Have an experience in lead position and managing other artists.
  • Strong knowledge of 3D software like 3DS Max or Maya, Zbrush, etc.
  • Experience with PBR workflows using texturing software such as Substance Designer/Painter.
  • Experience working with real time engines likes Unreal, Unity, CryEngine, etc.
  • Experience with creating props, characters, environments, lighting and material look development for real time platforms.
  • Solid understanding of general 3d fields and ability to evaluate their complexity and estimation, this includes modeling, texturing, lighting, rendering, rigging, skinning, animation, vfx, simulation, etc
  • Fluent in both English and French.

Additional Information

  • Experience dealing with external partners as work sent by outsourcers is included in this role
  • Experience in VR Production is a plus.
  • Knowledge of procedural modeling in Houdini.
  • Traditional art skills like drawing, painting or sculpting.
  • Experience working with photogrammetry.

What we offer :
  • Open and collaborative employee culture
  • Team buildings and company activities
  • Healthcare plan
  • Work from home possible
  • Oversee work opportunities
And more...
  • Poste basé à Cergy dans un parc arboré, proche du RER
  • Subvention restauration d'entreprise
  • Ludothèque/prêt de jeux video et jeux de plateau
  • Boissons (eau, café, thé, jus de fruits) offertes


CV, lettre de motivation, portfolio, références, site Web (si applicable)
To: Corinne LEGENTIL