Full-time VFX Artist wanted at Gunfire Games, Austin TX

Gunfire Games is seeking a Visual Effects Artist for our upcoming titles. The VFX Artist will design, create and implement dynamic and dramatic in-game special effects (explosions, fire, smoke and other environmental effects, special abilities, weapon attacks, etc.) powered by Unreal 4. The ideal candidate has a thorough understanding of the creation of stunning in-game visual effects and should exhibit expert creativity, technical and artistic skills. Required to be a self-starter, must be motivated and able to work with minimal supervision.


  • Work closely with artists, designers, programmers, and audio staff to ensure that visual effects are of a very high quality and will enhance the overall game experience
  • Use Unreal 4, 3D Studio Max, and Photoshop/Substance to create and implement special visual effects
  • Utilize particle systems, shaders, blueprints, and mesh effects
  • Create a variety of particle effects and systems, from ambient environmental VFX to character special abilities and cinematic VFX
  • Work with leadership and peers to support the studio’s vision by providing and seeking out feedback, and actively participating in regular team meetings and reviews


  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Proficiency with Photoshop and 3D Studio Max or Maya
  • Ability to iterate and implement quickly without sacrificing quality
  • Knowledge of game production pipeline and 3D game engines
  • Understanding of VFX / PostFX integration and performance impacts
  • Knowledge of other disciplines in relation to 3D art, including modeling, lighting, and rendering
  • Welcomes and provides valuable feedback
  • Ability to adapt and cope with change along with the demands of the project’s production
  • Must be currently eligible to work in the USA

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To apply, submit your application via email including the information below along with your resume to jobs@gunfiregames.com

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