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VFX Artist

Artist - Art / Animation - Montreal, New York, US/CAN Remote, Canada

Job Title VFX Artist
Job Description

VFX Artist

Want to work with a world class team that is committed to changing the face of the entertainment industry? Join us in building an environment where creatives of all backgrounds can thrive and bring unique and compelling stories to market.

Brass Lion Entertainment is seeking a VFX Artist to join a talented and diverse team currently working on a new, unannounced Action-RPG title.

The right candidate for this position will work closely with the Art and Design team to implement VFX into all aspects of the game. You must possess an exceptional ability to communicate and demonstrate new ideas and share our passion for thinking differently about how games can look and feel. You will be instrumental in elevating the player’s experience through VFX.

Brass Lion Entertainment has employees based in New York City, Montréal, and remote locations across Canada and the United States.


  • Define the look and feel of the VFX in the project (as the first VFX artist on the team)
  • Build all VFX needs for the project (combat, gameplay, environmental, etc.)
  • Ability to reliably communicate and produce content in a self-disciplined remote work environment


  • 2 + years of experience in VFX for games.
  • Strong experience working with real-time particle engines as well as geometric and shader FX as demonstrated by a strong portfolio
  • Strong understanding of color, composition, timing, and motion
  • Strong game design sense for refining VFX as player feedback
  • Texture creation expertise by hand, from simulations, and procedurally
  • Effective communication skills
  • Flexibility with adoption of art styles and direction
  • Ability to work in a cross-discipline team - including art, design, programming, and audio - to champion the best possible results
  • Located and authorized for work in the US or Canada

Bonus Points

  • Strong interest in manga, comics, and anime, and the design elements of each medium
  • Experience with Unreal Engine
  • Experience with hand drawn or stylized VFX
  • Houdini experience
  • Experience with outsourcing VFX
  • Experience implementing accessibility features
  • 5+ years of VFX experience


  • Competitive salary
  • PTO, unlimited sick days and healthy work life balance
  • Comprehensive health coverage
  • Flexible Work-from-Home options

Hiring Update: Brass Lion is currently in a “work-from-home" model and we’ll be developing a remote/co-located team structure for all team members within the United States and Canada. We understand each person’s circumstances may be unique and will work with you to explore all possible options.


Sector Art / Animation
Category Artist
Level Mid-Level
Contract Type Permanent
Hours Full Time
Date Posted 22 June 2022
Reference N/A
Recruiter Brass Lion Entertainment
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