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Current Vacancies in Artwork & Animation

Lead VFX Artist - Online Games - China (Ref. 885)


Our client is one of the largest development studios for online multiplayer games in all of China. With a bold plan to break into Western markets, they now seek a talented VFX Artist to lead their VFX Department and help deliver experiences from the ground up for a Western audience.


  • Design and define the style of all VFX, developing visual templates as part of the design bible
  • Take active part in the VFX design process, reviewing and guiding the work of both in-house and outsource teams
  • Compile best practices within VFX design and production, distribute via training handouts and take part in new hire on-boarding and junior member mentorship


  • At least 5 years’ experience in realtime VFX design and production within the games industry, ideally with leadership experience
  • Passionate for video games, familiar with gaming experiences, with ability to pro-actively collaborate to drive gaming experience improvements
  • Traditional arts training, with Bachelor’s degree or above, with majors in suitable art fields, and a proficiency in any relevant software, as evidenced in strong portfolio of diverse VFX
  • A keen eye for detail, problem-solving ability and efficient task prioritisation
  • Responsible, self-motivated, an effective communicator, able to motivate teams to achieve deliverables and maintain morale
  • Ability to learn on the job, pro-actively research improvements and apply new technologies and processes

To be considered, please submit CV's to citing Ref. 885 today.
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