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Lead VFX Artist – London & South East – AAA Games

Location: London, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 5 years ago

Splash Damage


My client is an independently-owned studio on the outskirts of London, and they’re all about crafting engaging multiplayer experiences. This year they have released 2 killer action shooter games for PC and Console and have no signs of slowing down.

They are currently looking for a talented Lead VFX artist to help us build world class effects for upcoming titles. You should exhibit both technical skill and artistic talent, have a passion for creative problem solving, and be able to manage and inspire a small team of artists.


  • Lead, manage, and mentor a small team of creative VFX artists
  • Work alongside the Art Director and the other leads to develop the visual style and define the quality bar for the game
  • Research, develop and maintain technical pipelines, tools and workflows, aided by our technical artists
  • Maintain a great level of communication within your team, with the project’s producers, and with the other leads

Skills and Experienc

  • At least two released titles where credited as a lead VFX artist or senior VFX Artist
  • A strong portfolio showcasing your experience creating VFX and your art skills in general
  • A robust understanding of the fundamentals of VFX including timing, composition, colour and how to use VFX to provide gameplay feedback
  • Experience authoring real-time VFX within the technical constraints imposed by console and PC technology
  • Experience managing, and mentoring a small team

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Strong knowledge of game development workflows, processes and tools
  • Knowledge in rigid body and fluid simulation
  • Passion for creative problem solving and pushing boundaries

Benefits to include

  • Private medical insurance
  • Private dental insurance
  • Complimentary gym membership
  • Free eye tests + discounted glasses
  • Quarterly revenue share after 1 year of service
  • Free fruit juices and soft drinks + Beer and pastries on a Friday.
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Employee assistance program
  • Referral fee

Is this you? The please send a portfolio demonstrating your skills with a CV to today!
Claire Ramshaw | Senior Art Consultant
OPM Response Ltd | Unit 5 Tollgate Business Park, Colchester, Essex, UK, CO3 8AB | Direct Line: +44 (0) 1206 214413 | Email: | Skype: claire.ramshaw.opm |
The salary bracket is approximate and is no guarantee of the income on offer. Salary and benefits will be discussed with candidates at interview with the company and are individually negotiated by OPM.


Tagged as: VFX Art

Tags: VFX Art Categories: Art , Creative


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