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VFX Artist

  • Location: London
  • Salary/rate: DOE
  • Date posted: 04/04/18
  • Job reference: 6453
  • Permanent
This vacancy has now expired.

Are you a VFX Artist takes normal and makes it incredible? Do you pride yourself on the best, most realistic lighting, particle and explosion effects? Do you want to be the first dedicated VFX artist in this studio?

We're working with a talented and successful mobile games studio, based in the heart of London.  They are a team of sixty exceptionally talented and seriously hardworking people who devote their careers to crafting awesome original games. On average they produce around three new titles every year and deliver them to millions of players with backing from the UK’s top industry veterans and carefully selected partners. The studio loves to try new things; and so you’ll find our games on Smartphones, Console and PC platforms being enjoyed by millions of people all over the world. As they push towards ever more ambitious and high quality titles they are looking for the finest talents in the games industry to join them.

They are substantially growing their art team, under their newly promoted Studio Art Director. Among the new roles is a  VFX Artist. This role will see you working across multiple games and platforms, you'll typically be expected to:

Design original and beautiful VFX that delight and surprise
Understand the value that VFX components can add to all aspects of the gameplay experience
Champion VFX, constantly looking for opportunities where they may enhance the game
Ensure VFX support the user experience rather than distracting the player away from it
Create bespoke, original styles of VFX to give each product unique character
Troubleshoot and improve existing VFX

To be considered for the role, we'd love to see:

Recent commercial experience in the games industry working on VFX (ideally to include mobile)
Advanced skills in games software such as Maya & games engines (ideally to include Unity)
A strong portfolio of VFX work (ideally for mobile or console games)
A passion for excellence in VFX creation
In-depth knowledge of VFX principles

The studio offers a mature, flexible and rewarding environment to work in. You will be working with colleagues who enjoy a great work/life balance and as such, love coming in to work. The studio works on multiple games on varied platforms so your portfolio of work will increase in breadth as well as depth. As well as this, the studio offers industry leading salary and benefits packages. 

Apply now or contact Alan Dixon on or 01925 839737 to find out more. 
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