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VFX Artist

Sun Machine Games is a video game company that is focused on creating amazingly fun multiplayer games based on original IP. The company was founded in 2018 by 4 industry veterans, each with over 15 years of experience in the industry. Above all else, we all just love making games. In 2021, we are excited to grow our team to build our very first AAA title.

We are looking for a VFX Artist to join our growing studio in Vancouver! Our mission is to be an industry leading game studio that creates compelling game experiences for audiences everywhere, and we know that begins with our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Creation of visual effects primarily using Unreal FX tools
  • Ensure FX assets meet technical requirements for a wide range of platforms
  • Collaborate with the Art Director and other art team members to develop effects that that not only look great but also translate gameplay intentions into visuals

Required Qualifications:

  • College Diploma/Degree in graphic design, 3D, video game development or equivalent training.
  • A strong portfolio of real-time FX artwork
  • Experience working on published mobile games is a strong advantage.

Required Skills: 

  • Excellent understanding of engine VFX systems (Unreal preferred)
  • Ability to create models/textures assets for vfx using (Maya/Photoshop)
  • Good understanding of animation and timing.
  • Familiarity with authoring shaders in a node-based material editor (Unreal preferred)
  • Good understanding of optimized art for mobile
  • Familiarity with game development cycle and workflows
  • Excel as a team player and strive to maximize team/department performance

Other Skills:

  • Good organization skills.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Excellent communication skills (spoken and written).
  • Considerable understanding of video games and broad video game culture.
  • Self-motivated and passionate for game development

About Sun Machine

Sun Machine Games was founded in 2018 by a group of industry leaders who have previously created numerous best-selling video games for some of the world’s most recognized mobile and console game studios.

We are passionate about creating original games that connect audiences from around the globe through friendly competition. We believe that video games should be fun and accessible for everyone. No matter your age, skill level, or gaming experience.

Our studio is located in Vancouver’s Commercial Drive district, a place we’re proud to call home. Not only is Vancouver where many of us cut our teeth in the games industry, it’s also one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and home to some of the industry’s top talent.

We’re actively looking to recruit talented developers, artists, and creatives who, like us, are driven by a passion for creating unforgettable gaming experiences. Above all else, we all just love making games.

What are you waiting for? Join us!


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