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Virtuos France
Parc St Christophe
10 avenue de l'Entreprise
95800 Cergy

Date : 03.05.2022
Ad posted a first time on 15.03.2022
Reference : AFJV-EINF108-22442

Virtuos France

To be a part of Virtuos means to be a creator and aim at excellence.

At Virtuos, we harness the latest technologies to make video games better and more immersive than ever before. That is why we pride ourselves in constantly pushing the boundaries of possibility since our founding in 2004.

Our French studio located in Cergy is specialized in co-development and contributed to Batman - Return to Arkham (2016), L.A. Noire : The V.R. Case Files (2017), Vampyr (2018), Assassin's Creed Liberation Remastered (2019) , The Outer Worlds (2019), Marvel's Avengers (2020) and Horizon Zero Dawn : Complete Edition (2020).
Virtuos recrutement

VFX Artist

Permanent contract Cergy (95)

Position Duties

Main responsibilities
  • Collaborate with the Art and Creative directors to create VFX for characters, environments and gameplay.
  • Ensure optimal performance and technical quality of VFX assets.
  • Work from photo reference or concept art to deliver a fully game ready asset including texturing and shading in-game engine.
  • Manage to deliver of project's environments and assets on schedule and provide schedule estimates for asset production.
  • Be responsible for project deadlines while scaling your work back or ramping up according to the needs of the project.
  • Work closely with engine programmers to build future tools and pipelines.

Candidate Profile

  • 2 + years minimum industry experience.
  • A portfolio that demonstrates VFX within a released game or game engine.
  • Solid understanding of RT rendering techniques, shaders, physics, lighting, PBR etc.
  • Proficiency with 3ds Max, Maya, and/or similar software.
  • Familiarity with popular game engines like UE / in-house engine
  • Good understanding of VFX optimization for real time.
  • Have significant contribution to at least 1 AAA shipped game.
  • Broad range of artistic styles, passion in creating high-quality particle effects and textures.
  • Strong core art skills, including an understanding of composition, form, silhouette, color and light theory.
  • A keen eye for motion, compositing, and animation.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Good understanding of game development pipeline.
  • A love and understanding of games and game art creation.

Desired Skills as a plus
  • Visual scripting experience.
  • Working knowledge of dynamics and simulations package. (Houdini).
  • Experience with modelling/texturing/animation.
  • Experience writing shaders in a shading language such as HLSL.

Additional Information

What we offer :
  • Open and collaborative employee culture
  • Team buildings and company activities
  • Healthcare plan
  • Possible Work from home
  • Overseas work opportunities
  • Located in a green campus near RER
  • Meal allowance
  • Videogames and board-games library
  • Complimentary drinks
  • And more...


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