Senior VFX Artist

Brand New IP - Creative Freedom - Sole Artist

Employment Type
Salary on application

Skillsearch is looking for a highly-skilled, enthusiastic and deeply creative Senior VFX Artist to join our client's talented and friendly team. This full-time Visual Effects Artist role is based in Cambridge and comes with a generous salary and benefits package. 


As a flexible Senior VFX Artist, you will work on an exciting new and original IP for console and PC. You will also be the sole owner of visual effect implementation per the project’s artistic direction and production deadlines. Please note that the position is office based in Cambridge, but due to the current pandemic, you will be required to work from home until further notice. 


In your first few weeks in this Senior VFX Artist role, you can expect to: 

  • Create and integrate high-quality visual effects in line with art direction 
  • Construct and maintain an efficient pipeline 
  • Work closely with others and guide the VFX direction for the game 


To apply for this Visual Effects Artist job, you will need experience in VFX, ideally in AAA, and demonstrable VFX skills. You will also require expertise in implementing VFX into games using various game development tools, pipelines and technology, particularly Unreal Engine 4. In addition, you should have the ability to learn new systems quickly and a passion for playing and making games. Experience with Houdini and its use in conjunction with Unreal Engine 4 is also ideal. 


As a vital member of the team, and in return for your expertise, inclusive approach and commitment, our client will provide a favourable salary and the chance to join a passionate and welcoming team. 


Please don't hesitate to get in touch with the Eleanor at today to apply and register your interest in this Senior VFX Artist position in Cambridge. We look forward to hearing from you! 


Here at Skillsearch, we're a recruitment company. In the simplest form, this means we place people at new companies - but it's so much more than that. For the past 30 years, we've been busy helping people (like you) with sought after skills find jobs in the Games, Interactive and Enterprise Systems industries all around the globe. Our company comprises a team of dedicated consultants that work across various niche technologies, including Games, Virtual Reality, AR and XR, Workday, Oracle, Peoplesoft, and eCommerce. We are always exploring other cutting-edge markets. Follow us to see a few of the jobs we're working on, find out which events you can see us at, and keep up with news in the technology, gaming and interactive world. Welcome to Skillsearch! 

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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