Competitive Basic & Benefits

VFX Artist

Ref: 583| Posted: 10th May 2024

VFX Artist – Computer Games / AAA Video Game Studio  - West Midlands 

(Full time REMOTE WORK available)



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Fantastic opportunity for a VFX Artist to join a growing AAA Gaming Developer.

Based in the midlands my client is a reputable gaming developer with over 100+ staff and growing, working on exciting projects with a long-term pipeline of work to fuel further growth of the business and your career.

They have a longstanding track record of working on well known AAA titles and have a relaxed and personable company culture, creating a motivated and pleasant team environment.

So, if you are fed up of being treated like just another number at a big corporate company, this family feel business would be an ideal home.  


What makes it GREAT?

-Excellent opportunity for career progression, going through an exciting period of organic growth.

-Company has very low staff turnover, Excellent sign that they look after their staff.

-Big enough to keep you busy, small enough to know your name.

-Excellent company benefits and very generous holiday allowance. 

-Exciting and diverse AAA projects, working on Iconic projects on a variety of platforms.


LOCATION: Fully Remote or Worcestershire/ West Midlands

This role is flexible to be worked fully remote (Home working for candidates based UK-Wide) or alternatively from their office.

This employer is situated on the outskirts of Birmingham, just a short distance from multiple supermarkets, coffee houses, food shops and more. A short 10 minute walk to the train station means that you are easily linked via Birmingham or Worcester, and parking is freely available both onsite and roadside.




Seeking a skilled and creative VFX Artist to help develop visually stunning and realistic effects for AAA games. The ideal candidate will be passionate about Visual Effects, possess a strong artistic eye, and have a solid technical background in implementation.


  • Create and implement high-quality visual effects that align with the artistic vision and technical requirements of the project.
  • Collaborate with the Art and Design teams to understand and interpret their vision, providing creative input and ideas whilst keeping quality and style consistent.
  • Ensure content is optimized for real-time rendering engines, in line with quality/performance targets, and compliant with project-specific constraints.
  • Work closely with your Leads and the Production team to help prioritize tasks and feedback, meet project milestones, and deliver high-quality work on time.
  • Problem-solve technical issues and workflow hurdles within your field.
  • Stay up to date with new workflows, toolsets and software that could benefit the wider team.
  • Support the wider Art team, including providing guidance and support to junior artists, sharing knowledge and helping them grow their skills.



To be
considered for this VFX Artist role you must meet the following criteria:

  •  A portfolio showing a strong artistic eye for impact, timing and visual flair within a range of VFX styles.
  • Highly proficient in using real time particle editors such as Unreal Engine’s Niagara VFX system to create game-ready content from concept to implementation.
  • Experience with Unreal Engine’s art pipeline.
  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills, with the ability to find innovative solutions to technical challenges.
  • Strong support-focused interpersonal skills, able to communicate and collaborate effectively.
  • Give and receive critique well.
  • Proven ability to manage your own time, working under deadlines whilst maintaining a high quality bar.
  • A passion for bringing impactful visual effects to life in a game environment.
  • Eligible to work in the UK.


Desirable Skills:

  • Previous shipped title(s) within a relevant game art production pipeline.
  • Skills in any adjacent areas such as Blueprint, lighting, animation or modelling.
  • Knowledge of accessibility standards and best practices.
  • Experience collaborating with remote or distributed teams.



The successful VFX Artist will receive:

-Competitive Salary + Benefits

-Company bonus scheme

-Private healthcare

-Flexible working hours.

-28 days holiday (Including banks) + 2 weeks shutdown over Christmas

-Staff Care packages

-Social Gaming nights. 

-Company outings & events (Summer BBQs & Christmas Parties)

-Fully remote working.

To be considered for this vacancy or to find out more information please apply now.

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