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Senior VFX Artist – AAA Games – London

Location: London, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 3 years ago


Job Title:  Senior VFX Artist – AAA Games – London

Location:  London, UK

Type:  Permanent

Our client is looking to add to its family of staff. They are looking for an exceptionally talented Senior VFX Artist who has experience of producing VFX for multi-award winning, AAA, blockbuster video games in a senior role. This person should be ready to tackle the challenges facing VFX on the current generation platforms.




  • Create industry leading VFX daily 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




  • 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


Desired Skills:


  • 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, electricity
  • Comfortable working in an environment of honest feedback & iterative design
  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated / disciplined without lead supervision
  • Have a great personality and be a pro-active person who has a constant desire to improve
  • Have a solid interest in game methodology


Tagged as: VFX Art

Tags: VFX Art Categories: Art , Creative


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