Vacancies in Art & Animation

Principal VFX Artist AAA Games Yorkshire UK Ref 1377


We are working with a leading AAA game studio based in Yorkshire, UK who is looking for a Principal VFX Artist to join their team.

What will you be doing?

  • Collaborating with the Art Director/Lead to define the visual standard for the team
  • Creating VFX assets and creation pipelines
  • Building previs concepts
  • Providing support to gameplay requirements 
  • Documentation of VFX producttion and implementation procedures

Who you are

  • 5+ years in Real Time VFX or as a Lead/Senior VFX Artist in video games
  • 2+ released AAA titles in a Lead/Senior role
  • VFX authoring tools
  • 3D packages for 3D asset creation
  • Photoshop and After Effects
  • Appreciation of Real Time VFX principals
  • Appreciation of the effect of VFX on console performance
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • UE4 (Cascade/Niagara), Unity (Shuriken), PopcornFX a bonus
  • Fluid dynamics simulation software e.g. Houdini, FumeFX a bonus


You will be given the opportunity to work in a comfortable and friendly environment, and will be offered a great benefits package including holidays and flexi-time.


Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to jane@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1377.

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