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Lead VFX Artist- AAA Studio- Remote, UK!

"To apply: Ref - 5238700. An amazing AAA UK studio is looking for an exceptionally skilled Lead VFX Artist to to join the early development of a new, AAA, Unreal 5 multiplayer action game.


This role is remote to those based within the UK and full relocation and visa is offered to those outside of the UK looking to move!


This bold project aims to break new ground in multiplayer, blending gameplay mechanics in new ways and deeply embedding storytelling elements into a unique universe.


Working from reference or concept art you will bring the Art Director’s vision to life and maintain a consistent art style. You will need to work closely with the rest of the team, including Designers and Animators, and Cinematic Artists to create gameplay VFX and cinematic VFX that reinforce gameplay and look visually stunning.


Key Responsibilities:


-Creating and designing high quality real-time visual FX for characters, environments and gameplay

-Assisting the Art Director and the Design Team in establishing the visual style of the VFX

-Ensuring optimal performance and technical quality of assets

-The ability to work from photo reference or concept art to deliver a fully game ready asset including texturing and shading in game engine

-Mentoring of more junior artists




-Strong AAA Game experience

-UE4 or UE5 experience

-A portfolio demonstrating a variety of game-ready visual effects and a strong understanding of the relevant technical requirements.

-Experience with Unreal Engine 4 and the Cascade / Niagara editors or equivalents

-Advanced knowledge of industry standard DCC software (ie Maya/Max etc)

-Experience with baked and real time destruction simulation

-Strong core art skills, including understanding of composition, form, silhouette, colour and light theory

-A keen eye for motion, compositing, and animation

-Excellent verbal and written communication skills

-A love and understanding of games and game art creation


Additional Desirable Skills:


-Visual scripting experience

-Experience in Houdini FX

-Experience with animation, modelling and texturing

-Experience writing shaders in a shading language such as HLSL


Get in touch for more details!

To apply please send CV to Ayesha@ or phone 020 7580 6018 for a confidential chat (ideally over your cv / resume). We value close, personal relationships with our candidates and applications by this method tend to be more successful.

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Lead VFX Artist- AAA Studio- Remote, UK!

United Kingdom
Full time

Published on 03/24/2023

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