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We’re Looking Toward the Future

Making games is generally considered to be difficult…but with the right, talented people, it’s difficult AND fun. We’re a smaller team that gives ownership to our team members, where everyone’s voice is heard and valued.

We’re Looking Toward the Future

Making games is generally considered to be difficult…but with the right, talented people, it’s difficult AND fun. We’re a smaller team that gives ownership to our team members, where everyone’s voice is heard and valued.

Current Openings

3-D Animator

At Iridium Studios, you’d be joining a small but dedicated group of game developers with a passion for role-playing games and complex, highly character-driven stories. Those stories require cinematics, and those cinematics require excellent animation!

Responsibilities:

  • Create detailed, hand-keyed facial and body animation for stylized cinematics sequences in Unreal 4
  • Use mocap reference to capture performance from actors, and help make wild, exciting scenes come to life

Requirements:

  • Strong understanding of animation principles and communicating character emotion
  • Proficient in Maya, MotionBuilder, or other 3-D animation software to export to Unreal 4
  • Excellent communicator of ideas, working well with layout and technical artists to help establish overall scene direction
  • Is nice to people

Above and Beyond:

  • Familiarity with the 3-D pipeline, including any of the following: character modeling, texturing, retopology, and rigging
  • Familiarity with Animation Blueprints in Unreal 4

Compensation: $60,000 – $85,000 USD annual

This is a full-time position for three months, with a good chance to move to permanent afterwards if things go well! While our office is located in Los Angeles, fully remote work is perfectly okay. We offer health care with both vision and dental, as well as 401k contributions.

VFX Artist

At Iridium Studios, you’d be joining a small but dedicated group of game developers with a passion for role-playing games and complex, highly character-driven stories. In a world of magic, we need some impressive effects to bring that magic to life!

Responsibilities:

 

  • Work with narrative, character, and environment teams to enhance visual fidelity through VFX
  • Work within both Cascade and Niagara systems inside Unreal 4 to author highly engaging visual effects for cutscenes and cinematics

Requirements:

  • Proficient in Unreal 4’s built-in VFX systems
  • Able to communicate and collaborate with various different teams on the project to provide support where needed
  • Is nice to people

Above and Beyond:

  • Able to profile VFX in Unreal and optimize to stay within expected performance targets
  • Experience with volumetric lighting, simulations, and tech art in general!

Compensation: $60,000 – $85,000 USD annual

This is a full-time position for three months, with a good chance to move to permanent afterwards if things go well! While our office is located in Los Angeles, fully remote work is perfectly okay. We offer health care with both vision and dental, as well as 401k contributions.

Lighting Artist

At Iridium Studios, you’d be joining a small but dedicated group of game developers with a passion for role-playing games and complex, highly character-driven stories. But those stories need a spotlight, and that’s where you come in!

Responsibilities:

  • Work in both gameplay and narrative sequences to enhance visual look with cinematic and non-cinematic lighting

Requirements:

  • Proficient in Unreal 4’s lighting systems, able to comfortably work in editor
  • Keep an eye on performance targets and ensure scenes stay within expected parameters per platform
  • Work with cinematics to enhance performance and overall scene mood

Above and Beyond:

  • Additional tech art experience with materials and shaders within Unreal 4
  • Has previous stylized lighting/tech experience

Compensation: $60,000 – $85,000 USD annual

This is a full-time position for three months, with a good chance to move to permanent afterwards if things go well! While our office is located in Los Angeles, fully remote work is perfectly okay. We offer health care with both vision and dental, as well as 401k contributions.

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