VFX Artist

El Segundo, California | Permanent | Job ID #60504 |
Posted Last Month

Please note, this role will be remote until at least June 2021, however this role will eventually be onsite in California.

Job Description:

  • Execute outstanding visual effects for games by bringing dramatic effects to life
  • Collaborating with the art director and concept artists to set the visual style and quality bar
  • Create all art needed for the visual effects
  • Execute on a range of visual effects styles from realistic to stylized


  • Must have a strong reel/portfolio showing executed game VFX work
  • 4+ years experience authoring game VFX
  • Ability to bring dramatic effects to life with flair
  • A critical eye for the timing, animation, and motion of real-world objects and visual VFX
  • Ability to create all art and technical setup needed for the visual effects
  • Abilities in secondary areas such as modeling, textures, skinning, animation, or lighting
  • Desire and knowledge of how to push our effects and editing tools further
  • Experience working with multiple platforms memory limitations (preferably mobile)
  • Scripting experience
  • Familiarity with the Unreal Engine 4 art pipeline is preferred
  • Experience with stylized art is a plus
  • Strong problem-solving skills and a passion for cutting-edge game development
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to interact with a variety of developers in a tight-knit team

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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