VFX Artist

Position Type: Permanent
Compensation: Commensurate w/experience
Location: Denver, CO

Dire Wolf Digital is looking for a talented games VFX Artist who can create outstanding VFX across a variety of styles using both Unity’s suite of tools as well as other motion graphic and digital art software packages.

The candidate should also be able to demonstrate their dedication to quality and excellence through a strong portfolio and listing of shipped titles and solid references or recommendations.

Qualifications
  • Two (2) or more years experience in high quality video game VFX production including Photoshop, After Effects, and Motion
  • Expert knowledge of VFX-to-game pipelines, iteration, and use in both 3D and UI visual space
  • Expert colorist and well-versed in the use of motion, lighting, and color in the communication of VFX across different game genres
  • Strong work ethic, self-motivated, and a passion for creating AAA quality with regards to game VFX execution
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Demonstrable portfolio representing the above skill sets and experience
Pluses
  • Experience using the Unity game engine
  • Experience developing strategy games of different types
  • Experience with mobile, tablet, & other touch surface interfaces

 

To apply, send an email with your cover letter and resume attached to: info@direwolfdigital.com

User Interface Artist

Position Type: Permanent
Compensation: Commensurate w/experience
Location: Denver, CO

We have an immediate opening for a User Interface Artist for web-based, handheld and PC games. The ideal candidate is an artist who can leverage the art style of an existing IP to develop stunning user interfaces, graphics, and website layouts. This person must demonstrate a deep understanding of the benefits and limitations of the 2D medium while creating graphic designs that not only are visually appealing but also translate into highly functional, legible, and easy-to-use web pages and game clients.

Qualifications
  • Two or more credited projects as a UI Artist
  • Strong graphic design skills, artistic sense, and fluency in Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects
  • Solid understanding of the principles and elements that govern good design and animation
  • Ability to work within and improve upon an established style
  • Proven track record in creating and establishing compelling original designs
  • Demonstrate an understanding of information flow, readability, and interface usability design principles that govern good UX
  • A passion for user interface and web page graphic design
  • A passion for games
Pluses
  • Experience using the Unity game engine
  • Experience developing content for the handheld games market
  • Knowledge of video editing with Adobe Premiere (or comparable software)
  • General skills in game art discipline: Illustration, 3D Modeling, FX, 2D and/or 3D Animation

 

To apply, send an email with your cover letter and resume attached to: info@direwolfdigital.com