VFX Manager
Posted on 1/4/2023
PlayStation Global

5,001-10,000 employees

Online multiplayer gaming and digital media delivery service
Company Overview
Playstation's mission is to deliver new joy, excitement and awe to everyone. The company builds software and hardware for gaming consoles and content.
Remote • United States
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Adobe Photoshop
Unreal Engine
Art, Graphics & Animation
  • Experience working with Maya and visual effects packages, proficient working with joints and locators, keyframing, rigid body simulations
  • Advanced understanding of complex node-based shader networks such as those used in Unreal Engine 4, Houdini, etc
  • Proficient in Photoshop for painting and editing textures. Knowledge of other visual effects software a plus
  • Works closely with Art Director to maintain quality and style consistent across all visual effects
  • Provides direction to visual effects artists for aesthetic and technical considerations
  • Works closely with the design and gameplay teams to produce visual effects that support gameplay, accessibility, and the user experience
  • Works closely with the Tool and Engine team to develop new or improve upon old technologies to improve visual effect quality
  • Works closely with art and animation teams to produce spectacle cinematic moments and support game narrative
  • Works with Project Management to maintain a clear and consistent schedule
  • Works to develop the skills of other Visual Effects Artists
  • Participates in the planning for a project's visual effects
  • Works with other departments to ensure that assets are delivered in a timely manner
  • Supervise bug distribution and verify bug fixes
  • Ensures that all complaints and concerns related to inappropriate or unprofessional conduct in the workplace, are addressed immediately to foster a safe work environment
  • Other duties may apply