Snap Inc. is a camera company. We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Our products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.
22 октября 2021

VFX Artist

Киев, Одесса, удаленно

Snap Inc. is a camera company. We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Our products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.

We are searching for a VFX Designer to join Snap Inc! Being a part of the Lenses Team and working from our Ukraine office, you’ll play a key role in building the products that millions of people use every day.

Lenses team drives AR technology to unlock creativity and collaborations, and inspire new expressions across borders and cultures. This team of designers, creative engineers and production managers work in a highly collaborative environment to create AR filters and digital advertisements for the Snapchat users, brands and partners globally.

What you’ll do:

  • Create visual effects from scratch — modelling/meshing, texturing, shading, and creating particle systems for mobile devices;
  • Find artistic and developing technical solutions for visual effects;
  • Work with other departments to achieve the desired result and find the most rational technical solutions, based on customer requirements within the presented concepts and deadlines;
  • Optimize visual effects to provide an acceptable user experience on the target platform. Working with Realtime and AR technologies;
  • Strive to go beyond and be „flexible” (mental flexibility);
  • Be part of or lead initiatives and projects, organize teams as needed, and show leadership skills.

Minimum qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in CG / VFX;
  • 2+ years of experience with Real Time engines (Unity3D or Unreal Engine);
  • Portfolio showcasing your work;
  • Intermediate English or higher.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Good knowledge in particle systems, preferably real time systems. (Cascade, Niagara, PopcornFX, FluidNinja)
  • Good knowledge of shader configuration, understanding of the basics of working with node systems;
  • The ability to create whole real-time effects of AAA level
  • Basic understanding the requirements of optimization for mobile devices;
  • Experience using Photoshop, Substance Designer and Substance Painter;
  • Experience using Houdini;
  • Basic knowledge or understanding of VFX compositing (Nuke, AE, Flame, Fusion);
  • The ability to create complex shaders;
  • Basic knowledge of scripting or programming. Writing logic for VFX effects (blue prints, etc);
  • Understanding of the processes and methods of developing effects for mobile devices;
  • Understanding of technical issues related to real-time engine performance;
  • Ability to work in СRМ systems (Jira).

At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at accommodations-ext@snap.com.

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