Senior VFX Artist AAA Game NW England

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Job Title Senior VFX Artist AAA Game NW England
Job Category Animator,VFX / Lighting Artist,Cinematics / MoCap
Job Description This studio is a leading AAA family friendly game studio and are looking for a Senior VFX Artist to join their team to work on their pillar titles. This post is situated in the North-West of England.

What will you be doing?
  • Conceptualising and creating visual effects for the game, aligned with game design and vision.
  • Creating cutscene specific VFX using Maya and Photoshop.
  • Liaise with Construction Artists & Code to place and trigger gameplay-specific VFX.
  • Provide feedback regarding any game designs which may impact the schedule.
  • Ensure consistency between the game vision and implementation of effects when working alongside VFX Lead and Art Director
  • Working closely with other departments on effects heavy levels to balance frame-rate.
  • Ensure all memory and frame rate guides are met for all platforms
  • Plan and prioritise assigned workload.
  • Attending meetings with the Level Director, noting all VFX requirements.
  • Mentor other VFX artists and aid in resolving complex artistic/VFX development
  • Document and communicate to the team technical guidelines for creation and real-time implementation of VFX.
  • Alongside the VFX Lead and engine programmers, build future tools and improve pipelines and graphic potential.
  • Stay aware of trends and techniques from the industry, evaluate competitive products, and learn new software packages.
  • Participate in necessary relevant training.

Who you are
  • Portfolio demonstrating VFX work.
  • Production experience as a VFX Artist in the games industry, console titles preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organisational and time management skills.
  • Photoshop editing skills to create texture effects for the particle systems.
  • Software skills such as UE4, Unity...
  • Shaders and Rendering Pipeline.
  • Technical and creative problem-solving.
  • Scripting language a bonus
  • Knowledge of Maya and simulation tools e.g. FumeFX a bonus
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Attention to detail


This company offers a competitive salary in a friendly and comfortable working environment, as well as a fantastic bonus and pension scheme.


Please email me your CV as a Word document to, quoting reference 1124.

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Location UK & Europe
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 22/03/2019
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