big planet recruitment

Current Vacancies in Artwork & Animation

Game FX Artists – UK North


Our client is a renowned UK production company specialising in bespoke animation, cinematics, imagery, and fx. They are looking for an experienced VFX Artists with experience of in-game engines. The role allows for some work to be completed remotely, however will involve in-studio work at either of their locations.


Work closely with Designers and Engineers to create handcrafted in-game visual effects to be used for real-time game assets and environments

Learning of client's proprietary engines whenever needed

Technical setup, integration, and troubleshooting of VFX in both commercial (Unity, UDK) and proprietary engines

Establish particle effects, post effects, and lighting effects

Meet deadlines


At least 3 years of experience as a professional FX Artist for game development

In-depth understanding of current computer graphics capabilities and limitations

Ability to paint special FX textures from scratch, matching an established style

Proficient with 3D graphics, particle systems, physics, ribbons, shaders, etc.

Solid understanding of next-gen FX authoring process, limitations and dependencies

We Offer

Competitive salary

Results derived bonus scheme

Holiday allowance

Please forward CV’s in .doc or .docx format, portfolio and showreel links to Adan Hill, Recruitment Consultant - (ref #586)

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