VFX Artist - Internship - Summer 2020

  • Montreal, QC, Canada
  • Intern

Company Description

Founded in 1992, Montreal-based Behaviour Interactive is one of North America’s largest independent game developers with close to 600 employees and over 70 million games sold on every platform. To date, the company’s games have reached more than 200 million players worldwide. In 2019, its most successful IP, the award-winning Dead by Daylight,  celebrated 12 million players. Behaviour counts amongst its partners some of the world’s most recognized brands such as Sony, Disney, Netflix, Activision, Warner Bros, Ubisoft, Xbox Game Studios, Google, Bombardier, Wargaming, HBO, NetEase, Gaea, La Capitale, and many more. For more information: bhvr.com

Job Description

  • Creating and integrating in-game UI feedback VFX;
  • Creating and integrating all environmental VFX;
  • Creating and integrating all characters VFX;
  • Creating and integrating all gameplay events VFX;
  • Profiling all particles and shaders and optimizing them to maximise performance;
  • Creating and integrating sky domes/boxes;
  • Creating and managing all postprocesses;  
  • Design and implement static/dynamic lighting and reflection probes for all scenes/levels;
  • Create and integrate all cutscene/trailer/quick time events VFX;
  • Bring to life both design and art direction visions to flesh out the game experience;
  • Help out UI artists with fullscreen visual effects;
  • Act as a bridge between desing/art/tech to find the best way to implement visual feedback for gameplay mechanics;
  • Creating flow maps.

Qualifications

  • Understanding of particle systems;
  • Understanding of shaders in general;
  • Skilled in 3D polygon modeling, UV mapping, texturing and lighting;
  • Training from an art school or training in a 3D/2D animation program, an asset;
  • Passion for VFX and animation in video games;
  • Knowledge of different game engines;
  • Capacity to work in a team;
  • Good communication skills.
  • Excellent sense of organization;
  • Attention to details. 

Additional Information

To be considered, a portfolio is required with your application.