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VFX Artist – Sheffield – Permanent – AAA Console/PC Games

Location: Sheffield, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #23963 Posted: 2 years ago

This vacancy may offer a work-from-home start until it’s safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.

Project: AAA Console/PC Games


Our client builds ground-breaking games and content for some of the world’s biggest publishers. Our client is seeking to expand their core teams experience in this fantastic opportunity for a VFX artist.

The successful candidate will be passionate about all aspects of VFX design and implementation as you will be responsible for helping define the visual style and maintaining quality standards and working practices.

The ideal candidate will have a background demonstrating an excellent eye for detail, creative flair, versatility in style, and the capability to communicate artistic vision to the teams.


  • Use your control over aesthetics and physics to create real world VFX.
  • Work under direction to generate stunning VFX across multiple titles.
  • Collaborate with level design and gameplay teams to create VFX that support gameplay requirements
  • Take ownership of your output.
  • Willing to support other team members.
  • Optimise your VFX to budget, test, measure and strive to improve performance.
  • Contribute to new techniques and workflows.
  • Produce prototypes and pre-visualisation concepts to help determine visual effects direction and workflows.
  • Stay up to date with current and emerging visual effect trends and tech.
  • Generate clear and accurate technical documentation regarding VFX production and implementation procedures.
  • Work with the Graphical Rendering and Technical Art team in the development and improvement of workflows and technologies.
  • Work through all aspects of the VFX pipeline, which includes creating content from concept to final in engine result


  • Strong experience in Real Time VFX for games.
  • Robust and demonstrable knowledge of the Principles of Real Time VFX.
  • Great art skills, including texture painting, animation, and colour theory.
  • Excellent knowledge of real-time VFX authoring tools.
  • Solid experience with 3D packages for producing 3D assets.
  • Great understanding of Photoshop and After Effects.
  • Understanding of VFX impact on console performance.
  • Able to work with various art styles on multiple projects.


  • Experience on at least one shipped AAA title.
  • Strong problem-solving skills for technical tasks.
  • Experience in UE4 (Cascade), Experience in Unity (Shuriken), PopcornFX or other engines for creating real time VFX.
  • Experience with fluid dynamics simulation software, such as Houdini and FumeFX, for fire, smoke, fluid, and soft and rigid body dynamics.


Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 412!

Tagged as: VFX Art

Tags: VFX Art Categories: Art , Creative


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