Senior VFX Artist with Games experience

Job Title: Senior VFX Artist with Games experience
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Start Date: 2017-10-18
Reference: 342
Contact Name: Brett Kashket
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 22, 2017 13:45

Job Description

I am on the lookout for a senior VFX Artist for an incredible opportunity to creat a stunning in game world which will wow millions. you will be:

  • Create industry leading VFX on a daily basis to significantly raise the project’s visual bar
  • Work closely and be comfortable communicating across teams and departments
  • Self-regulate your workload while completing ad-hoc requests & investigating any issues that arise
  • Be proactive and pre-empt dependency issues across teams before they happen
  • Fully understand the project tool chain / game engine and confidently report issues & improvements
  • Continue to develop the skills of yourself and those around you to maintain a world class quality

Technical Abilities 

  • Excellent knowledge of Max and Photoshop (An excellent knowledge of other 3D packages is also acceptable if able to transfer skillset to 3D Max).
  • Excellent knowledge of any real time 3D engine (especially UE4).
  • Good knowledge of Rayfire, PhysX, Apex.
  • Houdini and FumeFX knowledge a bonus,


  • Excellent knowledge of Shaders especially transparency, animated UVs, alpha erosion & material blending modes.
  • Very good ability to create VFX textures.
  • Basic knowledge in modelling and UV mapping of basic props.
  • Excellent understanding of what makes a great visual effect:
    • Particle distribution
    • Artistic clumping of particles.
    • Artistic controlled randomisation and variation.
  • Visual understanding and ability to re-create natural phenomena i.e. Waves, lightning,