Senior Technical FX Artist

Remote Across Canada - VR Game Studio - One of the Most Popular VR Games in the World

Employment Type
Salary on application

Skillsearch is helping a virtual reality game development studio find a Senior Technical FX Artist to join a remote-working team. The role comes with a generous salary and many compelling benefits. If you're passionate about gaming and VR, we’d be delighted to hear from you! 

As a Senior Technical FX Artist, you will be building cutting-edge online multiplayer casino games across multiple platforms (Desktop VR, Mobile VR, Console VR). You will deliver visually impressive moments that positively influence gameplay and enhance the player experience.  

In your first few weeks in this Technical FX Artist role, you can expect to: 

  • Handle content creation of visual FX across all areas of the game ranging from in-game assets to Cinematics on multiple platforms including console, Oculus Quest, PC and Mobile devices 
  • Partner with the engineering team to develop new, or improve upon existing technologies for pushing the bar of gameFX, both visually and technically 
  • Work within technical constraints to craft attractive and functional effects 
  • Integrate your created VFX into the engine. 

To apply for this Technical FX Artist role, you will need demonstrable experience as a professional FX artist in the gaming industry. You will also require the following: 

  • At least 1 shipped AAA title as an FX artist 
  • Portfolio of realistic, high-quality real-time FX work 
  • Proficiency in standard art packages such as Maya and Photoshop 
  • Working knowledge of dynamics and simulation packages. 

In return for your collaborative approach and commitment, you will receive a generous salary and benefits package, joining a friendly and inclusive culture. 

To apply for this remote full-time Senior Technical FX Artist job, please contact Jack from Skillsearch at today. Please refer any friends or colleagues for this role or direct them to our Careers page on our website. 

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Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will only consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

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Interactive Consultant Jack Baxter

Jack heads up our Interactive and Immersive division in our games team and he’s a great fit for the role thanks to his love of all things XR, including *trigger warning* The Metaverse. With a background in recruitment in other industries, Jack decided to move himself, his partner and his daughters from London to the coast and take on a new challenge in an industry he’s passionate about, which is where he found us! If you’re as excited as Jack to be a part of how we’ll make and play games in the future, get in touch with him today!

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