Senior VFX Artist

Airship Syndicate
Austin, TX, USA
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description


  • Creation of stylized, hand-crafted visual effects for characters, action combat and supernatural environments

  • Implementation of all work using Unreal and related tools

  • Troubleshooting work and optimization of effects for performance on multiple platforms (PC and consoles)

  • Collaboration with art leads to collect feedback and iterate on work

  • Collaboration with other disciplines to ensure timelines and coverage across the game

  • Self-regulation of time and resources to keep pace with project needs

  • Oversight on outsource VFX resources, including direction, feedback, and integration

Skills & Requirements


  • Experience building 3D VFX in Unreal

  • 5+ years of commercial game development experience

  • At least one notable shipped title, demonstrating the ability to take a project to completion

  • Proficiency with all tools necessary to create (from scratch) stylized, hand-painted 3D VFX assets

  • Knowledge of modern 3D game engines and the tools required to implement VFX in-game, including the creation and use of shaders and/or scripting

  • A demo reel that shows significant relevant work


  • Shipped titles on PC and consoles

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

To apply, send us an e-mail:!

Please note, due to a high volume of applicants we cannot reply to each individually. Only those in consideration for a position will receive a reply. Thank you! 

About the Company

Airship is located in sunny, thriving Austin, Texas. If you have experience making games and want to work on compelling, creative multi-platform titles, this might be the place for you.

Some of the benefits we offer:

  • Full health benefits including medical, dental and vision
  • Profit sharing
  • Generous PTO
  • 401k plan
  • Relocation packages


  • Office movie lunches
  • Snacks on snacks on snacks
  • Work on a small team of experienced devs with a lively atmosphere