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Current Vacancies in Artwork & Animation

New Vacancy - VFX Artist - Fixed Term Contract - North UK


Our client is a well-known developer of licensed IPs for PC and Console platforms, with a strong line-up of titles launched over the years. They now seek to add a VFX Artist to their North UK studio talent.


  • Liaise with VFX Lead, Art Director and other departments to ensure delivery to standard and schedule, pro-actively feeding back potential concerns and being an active part of the optimisation process
  • Create effects and particles using packages provided (Maya and Photoshop)
  • Attend regular meetings on VFX requirements, undertake training and assist in mentoring other VFX artists


  • Proficiency in Maya and Photoshop (or equivalent), as demonstrated on portfolio; fluid simulation experience (FumeFX) a great advantage
  • Good understanding of in-house tools and software used in development, ideally combined with scripting knowledge
  • In-depth knowledge of VFX principals, timing, staging, an understanding of Shaders and Rendering Pipeline in relation to VFX
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills with a problem-solver's approach, an eye for detail and a drive for quality

To be considered, submit your CV in .doc or .docx format, complete with portfolio to today.

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