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

Date : 22.09.2022
Reference : AFJV-EINF108-23965

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.

With over 3,000 staff in 16 studios around the world, 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 18 of the top 20 game companies worldwide (Square Enix, Warner Bros., 2K, Ubisoft, EA, Activision, Sony, Microsoft...) 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 at being the Number One game development partner by providing the best games and art to developers and publishers worldwide.

Our French studio located in Cergy is specialized in co-development on Xbox, PlayStation and PC platforms, contributed to creation of such games as Batman - Return to Arkham (2016), L.A. Noire : The V.R. Case Files (2017), Vampyr (2018), Assassin's Creed Liberation Remastered (2019), Marvel's Avengers (2020), Horizon Zero Dawn : Complete Edition (2020), League of Legends (2021), The Last of Us (2021), as well as home-made project Mahokenshi (2022).


Avec plus de 3000 employés à travers le monde et 16 studios dans le monde entier, Virtuos est l'une des plus reconnues et des plus grandes compagnies développant des jeux vidéo pour les 18 éditeurs parmi les 20 plus renommés (Square Enix, Warner Bros., 2K, Ubisoft, EA, Activision, Sony, Microsoft...).

Notre studio francilien, basé à Cergy et spécialisé dans le co-développement et également de co-création de jeux Xbox, PlayStation et PC, s'étoffe afin de compléter des équipes talentueuses ayant déjà travaillé sur plusieurs titres remarquables, parmi lesquels Batman - Return to Arkham (2016), Vampyr (2018), Assassin's Creed Liberation Remastered (2019), Marvel's Avengers (2020) et Horizon Zero Dawn : Complete Edition (2020), League of Legends (2021), The Last of Us (2021), ainsi que les projets "home made" tel que Mahokenshi (2022).
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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