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VFX Artist - Soda Saga

Stockholm 415

Craft:

Art

Job Description:

 

We are looking for a talented VFX Artist to join Candy Crush Soda Saga!

 

Your role within our Kingdom

You will join our growing team and help design and create amazing visual effects for Candy Crush Soda Saga. Whilst keeping the game stylistically consistent, you will be able to implement your own great ideas to make our games look dynamic and exciting for the player. 

You will be the driver and visionary in the VFX department for Soda. You will be working in an Art Hub together with an autonomous and creative team of specialized artists. You will be working from a backlog of a wide variety of tasks and produce high quality visual effects for the entire game. In the Hub we work closely together and support each other as well as different teams and crafts across the game
 

 

Skills to create thrills

  • You have experience in the game industry as a VFX artist with casual and/or mobile games.

  • Knowledge of how to utilize the power of the mobile platform in optimized ways.

  • Adaptive in conceptualising, creating and animating various styles and genres of VFX 

  • Experience working closely with designers and other developer teams to produce visual effects that support gameplay, accessibility and user experience.

  • Used to working with Photoshop, 3D applications (Maya or 3D Studio Max) and particle editors, as well as AfterEffect or similar programs for creating and pre- visualising VFX

  • 2D stylized effect animation capabilities using different softwares (Spine, AE..)

  • Experience in utilising and adapting real time shaders and post processing effects

  • Strong knowledge in environmental effects, simulations,  lighting and dynamics

  • You can create original texture sprites and sprite sheets to create particle effects

  • Technical expertise and familiarity with different game engines and their performance requirements, experience of optimising VFX to run effectively on target hardware

  • Knowledge in building VFX libraries, as well as establishing and maintaining an organized and optimized VFX asset pipeline.

 

A portfolio demonstrating all aspects of your skill is required. 

 

Tasty bonus skills

●  Ability to write/create shaders, scripts and actions to create VFX

●  Experience working in an agile project environment

 

About King

King is the game developer behind the world- famous Candy Crush franchise, as well as mobile game hits including Farm Heroes, Bubble Witch and Pet Rescue. Candy Crush is the top- grossing franchise in US app stores, a position it has held for the last two years, and King’s games are being played by 245 million monthly active users as of Q3 2021. King, which is part of the Activision Blizzard group since its acquisition in 2016, employs nearly 2,000 people in game studios in Stockholm, Malmö, London, Barcelona and Berlin, and offices in San Francisco, New York, and Malta.

A Great Saga Needs All Sorts of Heroes

Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people who share the same idea of what makes a good workplace great. We design games for everyone, no matter where they are or who they are, and we employ all sorts of people from all kinds of backgrounds to bring them to life. Truth is, we simply cannot expect diversity in our players and originality in our games without first nurturing it in our people. A great saga needs all sorts of heroes.

Making the World Playful

Making the World Playful is what inspires us to create new experiences and raise the bar. It’s what makes King a place where we can all dream bigger, continue to add innovation to our games, broadening the portfolio and exploring new territories in mid- core and casual. We take the art and science of gaming to the next level through our curiosity for the unexplored, passion for games, respect for each other and love for our players - and we’re not afraid to have fun along the way. In fact, together with our parent company Activision Blizzard and experts around the world, we believe having fun is good for you. There has never been a better time to join us. We're dreaming bigger and see a world of possibilities ahead. If you share our passion, our values, and our hunger to shape the future, join us in Making the World Playful!

Applications needs to be in English.
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