big planet recruitment

Current Vacancies in Artwork & Animation

VFX Artist - North, UK


Our client leads the field in their area. Creating games across platforms as part of a truly global content provider. They are seeking to hire a VFX Artist for their studio in the North, UK.


  • Creation of game specific VFX (explosions) placement generally by code.
  • Responsible for creating visual effects for the game (levels and cutscenes) compliant with game design and vision.
  • Creation of effects using packages provided (Maya and Photoshop).
  • Creation of particles using 2D textures (Photoshop) and in-house editors (particle/LED).
  • Using Maya Fluid systems to create animating textures when required.


  • Good working knowledge and proficiency in Maya and Photoshop.
  • Good understanding of in-house tools and software used in development.
  • Excellent artistic ability.
  • Good demonstration of skills through CV/Showreel/Website or Art Tests.
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills.
  • Practical and methodical approach to both technical and creative problem-solving.

If this opportunity is of interest to you, or you would like to discuss your options, please provide me with a copy of your latest CV in .doc or .docx format, a suitable phone number / Skype ID, along with a convenient date and time to call to

For a candidate consultation, please send your resume/CV to and we will call you to discuss your requirements and opportunities.
For a client consultation, please email your requirements to and we will be in touch to help you fill your vacancies.