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Senior VFX Artist – VR Games – London

Location: London, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 6 years ago

Sony London


As Senior VFX Artist, you will work cross discipline in the creation and delivery of filmic real-world VFX for the game. Your technical knowledge, keen aesthetic abilities and collaboration skills will be key in driving advances that raise the bar for VFX in VR. They are looking for your contribution to help them create world leading virtual reality games with stunning visual effects that will set the studio’s games apart from the rest!


  • Use your command over aesthetics and physics to create real world VFX;
  • Collaborate with designers, artists and coders to design and implement those VFX;
  • Take ownership and responsibility of your output;
  • Willingness to muck-in, and will support other team members;
  • Optimize your VFX to budget, test, measure and strive to improve performance;
  • Contribute to new techniques and workflows;


  • Professional video game experience;
  • Credited on at least one AAA title;
  • Be familiar with game authoring tools – eg. UE, Unity, or proprietary game engine;
  • You’ve used realtime particle systems – eg. PopcornFX, Shuriken, Cascade;
  • Excellent motion, composition, colour, and lighting skills;
  • You understand and work within CPU and GPU budgets;
  • Accustomed to creating offline vfx – Particles, Fluids, Rigid Bodies;
  • Use Maya, or aren’t afraid to learn it (very quickly!);
  • Script – eg, Py, Lua ,C#, MEL, Java;
  • Maths skills relevant to dynamics and shading.
  • You possess useful generalist skills – Modelling, Animation, Texturing, Lighting

Additional skills:

  • VR experience;
  • Experience of PhysX simulation and authoring;
  • Familiar with nodal network construction;
  • Understanding of realtime lighting;
  • Knowledge how to construct shaders;
  • You have used authoring tools – After Effects, Houdini.

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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