VFX Artist

Guildford, UK, Permanent

Ref: ART2009002

Supermassive Games are looking for a highly talented and experienced VFX Artist to join our team.

The primary role of this position is to create stunning visual effects for our projects, ensuring that all effects meet the art direction requirements of the game whilst adhering to any technical restrictions.


  • At least 3 years of experience as a VFX artist, working on at least one AAA title.
  • A strong portfolio of work which demonstrates the ability to create visually impressive VFX which are sympathetic to the needs of the product.
  • A good understanding of physical behaviour and motion in the creation of VFX.
  • Experience using the Unreal Engine would be an advantage.

Key Skills and Responsibilities:

  • Creating a wide range of VFX to support the various aspects of our games.
  • Generating environmental, impact and spot effects to further enhance the realism and visual quality of the game.
  • Supporting the lighting of our environments.
  • Collaborating with other disciplines such as lighting and environment artists, graphics programmers and level designers to create a AAA game experience.

Technical Skills/Knowledge

  • Maya
  • An industry standard real-time particle editor (Unreal, UNITY, CryENGINE)
  • Photoshop
  • Experience with After Effects and previsualisation tools is an advantage.

The candidate should have:

  • A drive to constantly push art quality and try out new ideas.
  • A highly positive and proactive work ethic.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and negotiation skills.

You also need to be:

  • Flexible and open-minded
  • Determined and self-motivated
  • Prepared to rise to a challenge
  • Obsessed with quality
  • Team-focussed
  • Creative and innovative

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