Senior VFX Artist

About the Employer

Rebellion Warwick is currently looking for special effects artists, passionate about creating spectacular and convincing special effects for games. Successful applicants will be passionate, self-driven and talented, with a genuine interest in playing games. We will consider applicants from mid to senior level.

For senior level applications we would expect a minimum of at least 5 years’ industry experience in VFX and experience of a full console/PC production cycle, from beginning to end, on at least 2+ published games.

Please include a link to your portfolio of examples demonstrating outstanding visual and technical ability.

You will:

  • Create, design and implement real-time particle effects using both static and animating 2D/3D elements
  • Work to a functional and aesthetic brief, within technical constraints
  • Be responsive to deadlines and work well under pressure
  • Collaborate productively within a multi-disciplined team environment
  • Work effectively with minimal levels of guidance, prioritising and scheduling your own work


  • Expert Adobe Photoshop ability
  • Experience creating own effect textures
  • Expert-level of understanding for particle systems, post processing effects.
  • Excellent understanding and implementation skills of in-game special effects
  • 3D modelling in Max/Maya/ZBrush
  • Material creation in Substance Designer and Substance Painter
  • 2D particle texture creation skills
  • Understanding of lighting and HDR an advantage
  • Experience of profiling VFX performance with in-engine tools an advantage
  • Good communication skills, willingness to accept and follow direction
  • Would benefit being able to use Houdini’s pyroFX to create realistic fire, smoke and explosion sprite particles.