VFX Artist

Paradox Interactive
Stockholm, Sweden
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

Paradox Development Studio is now looking for a talented VFX Artist To join our art team in Stockholm, working mainly on producing VFX for our in-house titles.

We are looking for an Game VFX Artist with a broad skillset who could take on a variety of tasks. The successful candidate will primarily create VFX and VFX Animations using our In house Engine/Tools. As VFX Artist at PDS you will be working on several titles at the same time, working on anything from Canon blasts and ocean spray to Space Nebulae and various alien ship FX. 


  • Create high quality VFX for current and new titles
  • Collaborate with Art Leads & Art Director to maintain style and quality
  • Communicate effectively and proactively with other projects and team members
  • Help create and continuously refine VFX creation pipeline

Skills & Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience working in the games industry
  • High proficiency in Photoshop.
  • High proficiency in Maya or similar software.
  • Strong understanding of techniques used in game engines and VFX
  • Some experience with the Animation principles.

Experience in the following is a plus:

  • Familiarity with Paradox grand-strategy games
  • Good communication and pedagogical skills
  • Technical art skills
  • 2D Art, 3D Modeling
  • An interest and understanding of world culture and history.
  • General Art techniques
  • Node based VFX systems
  • Experience with a scripting or programming language.

The right candidate is passionate about our games and about maintaining historical accuracy, which is very central to many of our IP’s. At Paradox we take pride in providing opportunities for our artists to work on varying projects and titles, and to develop and learn new skills. Therefore we also actively look for people who are interested in expanding their talents. Ideal Paradox employees enjoy working in a fast paced open work environment, and has good communication and pedagogical skills.

Practical information

Scope: Fulltime and permanent
Reports to: Art Manager
Location: This position is based in Stockholm

Please provide a link to your portfolio to showcase your talents. Applications without an VFX reel portfolio will not be considered.

If you think that this description matches your background, we highly encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will interview candidates continuously for this position. In your application, please show us why your previous experiences and skills would work for this role and why you are interested in working at Paradox. If you don't match all the requirements, please demonstrate how your passion, attitude and interest in Paradox might compensate for this.

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

About the Company

Paradox Interactive is a leading global publisher of PC-based strategy games. World-renowned for its strategy catalog, the company holds a particularly strong presence in the United States and Europe. We have offices in Stockholm and Umeå, Sweden. We work with renowned distributors world wide and are present on all major digital download portals. We share a passion for gaming and gamers and our goal is to provide deep and challenging games with hours of gameplay to our growing 2 000 000 + member community.