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VFX Artist

PlaydeadPosted 4 hours agoFull TimeCompany Size:21-50

Job Description

  • We are looking for a VFX Artist with an eye for visuals and art, and the ability to create strong visual effects.
  • You will be the link between the artistic and technical dimensions and therefore it is vital that you are able to develop the needed systems and applications.
  • Your responsibility as VFX Artist will be to create and maintain all effects for a third-person, open-world game.
  • You will work closely with the animators, programmers and artists on the team, to develop effects and supporting tools from the ground up in Unreal.
  • We are particularly looking for a colleague who enjoys setting their own goals and taking responsibility for their own schedule.
  • We are working within a highly focused and ambitious vision, which requires adapting to the existing visual style while contributing your own ideas to the whole.
  • More than anything, we are looking for someone who is excited about all facets of game development, as well as being passionate about gaming overall.

You Are...

  • 4+ years of experience within a 3D game production is essential.
  • A strong portfolio of work which demonstrates a level of mastery in VFX art and design.
  • Programming proficiency - tools as well as shaders.
  • Comfortable using computer tools and software to create visual effects.
  • This role is located at the Playdead office in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Desired Skills

  • Great communication skills and ability to work effectively on shared projects.
  • Experience with PhotoShop, Maya or 3DS Max etc. and a willingness to learn new tools.
  • Familiarity with major game engines.

Your Tasks

  • Creating the visuals for the effects, such as snow, dust, fire, water and sand using any and all techniques necessary.
  • Programming the systems driving the effects, such as managers and spawners.
  • Collaborating with a dedicated team with high ambitions about visuals and physical integrity.

How to Apply


  • CV/Resume
  • Portfolio
  • Personal Information


  • Cover Letter
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