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Visual Effects Artist (All Levels)


Hardsuit Labs is currently looking for a visual effects artist to join our team. You’ll use your artistic and technical skills to bring the team’s artistic vision to life!


You are extremely versatile in your craft; you can draw, animate and model with equal proficiency. You are used to working closely with the Art Director, and Content team, creating captivating visual effects. If the need arises, you can work in complete autonomy developing effects from concept to implementation.

Basic Qualifications

  • Self-driven, passionate, creative problem solver, and a great team-first attitude.
  • Experience developing particle systems and geometry based visual effects.
  • Experienced with the Unreal 4 Engine effects art pipeline.
  • Ability to conceptualize and create natural, sci-fi and fantastical effects, all for real-time use.
  • Strong knowledge of art and animation principles.
  • Strong Photoshop skills for creating effect textures for use with particle systems / animated geometry.
  • Experience with the creation and of physically-based shaders.
  • Experience implementing high end VFX that run efficiently on target.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficiency in secondary areas such as modeling, skinning, animation, or lighting.
  • Passion for making and playing great games, with an awareness of current titles and industry trends.
  • Strong knowledge of modern game environment development principles and techniques.
  • Experience with optimization on a console project is preferred. Experience developing for Xbox One and PS4 highly desirable.
  • Desire to help others and to improve art content pipelines.

Required Materials

  • Resume (PDF format only)
  • Cover Letter (PDF format only)
  • Demo Reel (executable files will not be accepted/reviewed)
  • Must be willing to complete a test if requested to do so.


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