VFX Artist

Stainless Games
Newport, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

Stainless Games are looking for a VFX Artist to join our experienced team, creating compelling game visual effects. Successful candidates would be working on high profile projects across multiple platforms.

We offer excellent conditions and a competitive package in a fun working environment.


  • Create in game particle and special effects for projects covering a number of genres and styles
  • Create shaders and Particle systems that look great and run well across low to high end hardware
  • Create textures and flipbooks for use in game
  • Work within small multi-disciplinary teams across a number of platforms
  • Work closely with your lead artist to help create effects and particles to spec

Skills & Requirements


  • Experience: variable, depending on seniority
  • Experience in utilising and adapting real time shaders and post processing effects
  • Strong skills in 3DS Max
  • Knowledge of Unity and Unreal particle systems
  • Passionate about art for games across a variety of styles
  • Good Photoshop skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated and organised
  • Must have the right to work in the UK (applicants should confirm this in their application for consideration)


  • Proven track record creating assets for a good variety of game genres
  • Created assets across a number of platforms from mobile to VR
  • Good traditional art skills
  • Knowledge of basic character animation
  • Interest in vehicles, both real and concept
  • Good knowledge of board games and CCGs

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

When applying, please provide a cover letter, CV and, if possible, any relevant links to work. 

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About the Company

Stainless Games is a UK videogame developer creating cutting-edge games on all main platforms. Best known as the creative force behind the multi-million selling Carmageddon franchise, as well as the developer for a decade's-worth of Magic: The Gathering 'Duels' titles, Stainless is an established force with a track record of delivering quality titles – Original IP and Work-for-Hire – on time, on spec and on budget.

Stainless is located on the South Coast of the UK, with published projects on Console, PC and Handheld/Mobile ranging from famous, classic arcade coin-op conversions through digital Collectible Card Games to full-on 3D action games.

Stainless’ use of both Unreal and Unity incorporating our own cross-platform technologies enables efficient, rapid prototyping and production of high-quality titles for all major platforms,

We offer a pleasant, fun working environment at our 50-strong studio on the Isle of Wight - two hours from London, with its unique combination of busy towns and 'get away from it all' remoteness.