Senior VFX Artist (Remote Options) – Edinburgh, UK

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Senior VFX Artist (Remote Options)


Build a Rocket Boy – Edinburgh, UK

Build a Rocket Boy are on the lookout for a Senior VFX Artist, to craft industry-leading VFX in their talented team! In this role, you will work in collaboration with a broad variety of artists to achieve the finest visual results that will elevate the aesthetic and overall experience of the game.

You will be joining the studio at a pivotal time, as they develop systems, evolve gameplay, and develop the narrative on an ambitious and ground-breaking open-world game. The role brings the opportunity of making a significant personal contribution to a high-profile project. You will work closely with the Lead VFX Artist to ensure their visuals are aesthetically impressive. 

As a Senior VFX Artist, you will…

  • Create high quality, handcrafted visual effects to be used in gameplay and real-time cinematics
  • Conduct technical setup, implement, and troubleshoot VFX in engine
  • Serve as an active participant in team art discussions, critiques, and reviews
  • Maintain quality and consistency across your work to meet objectives, quality bar and schedule
  • Collaborate closely with Lighting Artists, Technical Artists, Mission Scripters, and Cinematic Artists to implement VFX in the game

For this role, you'll need…

  • Experience with crafting consistently gorgeous real-time effects (FX) using DCC apps and in-game FX systems
  • A background in profiling VFX performance with in-engine tools such as PopcornFX, Niagara etc.
  • A minimum 3 years in the games or film industry
  • Game design and narrative awareness
  • A good eye for lighting details, and the ability to use them in creating top notch visual effects that support gameplay and cinematography
  • Self-motivation, excellent interpersonal skills, and able to work within a team
  • Positive attitude and able to receive and provide objective feedback

Build A Rocket Boy is developing EVERYWHERE; an experience with a breadth of unimaginable gameplay adventure. They are a mix of industry leading veterans whose credits include some of the best selling and most loved games of all time. They're a creative digital entertainment studio with an open and progressive methodology, dedicated to delivering games of the highest calibre possible. 

If you want to feel comfortable, inspired, and appreciated in your work pursuits then come join Build A Rocket Boy. They have offices in Edinburgh, Budapest and consider WFH candidates.

Interested? Want to know more?

Get in touch with Liam on +44 (0)1709 834 777 or email

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