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Contract VFX Artist

Division: Arkane Studios - Texas | Department: Art | Location: Austin , TX, US

Arkane Studios is looking for a Contract VFX Artist to join our team in developing our next title! The ideal candidate will have experience creating real time visual effects, a creative eye, and a passion for gaming.

This is a short-term contract position – Relocation assistant is not available.


  • Create visual effects assets defined by the Creative Team and Lead VFX Artist as specified.
  • Collaborate with the Level Designers, Environment Artists and Architects to create VFX for environments and gameplay scenarios
  • Ensure that VFX assets are built efficiently and perform within defined budgets


  • Proficiency with Maya or other 3D package for creating assets
  • Strong knowledge of Photoshop
  • Experience with real-time VFX authoring tools
  • Good eye for timing and motion in relation to real world physical behaviors
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, iterative development environment
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Self-motivated and self-directed
  • Willingness to work through challenges both technical and creative
  • Passion for making great games
  • Demo reel required

Desired Skills

  • Experience with physics simulation tools like Houdini or FumeFX
  • Ability to conceptualize and illustrate ideas

How to Apply

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