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Get a job: Skydance Interactive is hiring a VFX Artist

Skydance Interactive is looking for an experienced VFX artist with a strong understanding of materials and rendering, a sharp artistic eye, and technical mind in Marina Del Rey, CA.

January 13, 2017

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VFX Artist, Skydance Interactive

Location: Marina Del Rey, California

Are you a rockstar FX artist who knows Unreal like a champ? If you are, Skydance Interactive wants you! Our ideal teammate bleeds FX and pushes the boundaries using Unreal Engine 4 and 3rd party applications like Houdini and RealFlow. Our ideal teammate also has a strong understanding of materials and rendering, a sharp artistic eye and is technically minded. If that doesn't scare you, read on:


  • Create a wide range of high-quality visual effects.

  • Optimize effects for performance while retaining look.

  • Work closely with the Art Director and concept artists to maintain visual consistency.

  • Troubleshoot and provide solutions to visual effects related issues.

  • Participate in R&D efforts to develop new techniques and improve the art pipeline.


  • 5+ years experience in the game industry with at least two shipped titles as a VFX artist.

  • Proven track record of creating high-quality particle effects and materials.

  • Proficient in UE4 and Maya or 3D Studio Max.

  • Experience with Unreal's Materials, Cascade, Kismet and Blueprint.

  • Strong demo reel or portfolio showcasing your most recent work.

  • Ability to work and contribute effectively and collaboratively in a team environment.

  • Creative problem-solving skills for both artistic and technical needs.

  • Experience optimizing visual effects for game-related target platforms.


  • Passionate about games.

  • Experience with both PC and console art creation.

  • Experience with Houdini, RealFlow, or other real-time particle and fluid systems.

  • BA, BFA or an equivalent professional certification.

Interested? Apply now.

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