Title VFX Artist
Categories Art
Location Los Angeles, CA
Job Information

Seismic Games is looking for an exceptional VFX Artist to help us realize stunning worlds on a number of exciting titles. The FX artist will work closely with the Art and Engineering teams to create jaw dropping visuals that set the bar for the next generation of mobile and VR platforms. We are building a best-in-class team to tackle a variety of differentiated, exciting games. Our creative department and executive management have a long history delivering top-quality AAA+ titles, and are now bringing that experience into the mobile and VR gaming spaces.


Principal Responsibilities:

  • Create visual FX across all areas of the game ranging from environmental and character related FX to User Interface FX.
  • Author particle FX and shaders in the Unity Game Engine making sure they are optimum for mobile and VR platforms
  • Collaborate with Art and Engineering  teams, offering creative and efficient solutions to help solve performance related issues
  • Maintain clean, organized FX and shader libraries
  • Clearly communicate updates and communicate timely concerns to the production team


  • Proficient with Maya, Houdini, Photoshop and either Unity or Unreal game engine
  • Expert level skills with particle systems and node based shader creation
  • Deep understanding of techniques for texture and shader optimization
  • Solid understanding of lighting, animation, post FX and cinematic fundamentals
  • Good communication, organizational, time management and interpersonal skills
  • Works under minimal direction to identify and resolve problems
  • Self driven – actively improves skill set and abilities by keeping aware of industry trends and techniques, evaluating competitive products and learning new software packages
  • The capability to take something from concept to polished completion




  • BA in Fine Arts or equivalent skillset
  • Minimum of 4 years industry or related experience
  • 2 or more published games. Experience on high profile mobile titles highly desirable
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