Ubisoft - Realtime VFX Artist Position

Ubisoft Annecy

Founded in 1996, Ubisoft Annecy has developed many sagas, especially on Splinter Cell, Assassin’s Creed®, while focusing on multiplayer online and social aspects, and also on concrete game mandates such as Tom Clancy’s: The Division 2® and Ghost Recon Wildlands. We are now proud to have developed our own IPs, Steep & Riders Republic!

Located in one of the most dynamic regions of France, our Ubisoft studio is settled between lake and mountains, in the middle of Annecy, also known as the Venice of the Alps, 30 minutes away from Geneva International Airport. Having a studio with perpetual growth, we are focusing on our team members’ commitment and team work. Our ambition relies on innovation and excellence with an ultimate purpose: our players’ satisfaction!

Ubisoft is an equal opportunity employer that believes diverse backgrounds and perspectives are key to creating worlds where both players and teams can thrive and express themselves. If you are excited about solving game changing challenges, cutting edge technologies and pushing the boundaries of entertainment, we invite you to join our journey and help us create the unknown.

Job Description

Ubisoft Annecy is looking for a Lead VFX Artist (W/M/NB) to join and drive a VFX team in charge of developing a AAA game.

Your main mission will be:

VFX creation

  • Textures creation (animated or static)
  • Realtime Special effects conception, inspired by concept art or references
  • Create and implement, under supervision, video game special effects in accordance with a project’s artistic direction and production deadlines.
  • Optimization from a technical point of view
  • Maintaining art direction and quality
  • Creates and maintains workflow documentation for your team’s content


You have been creating realtime VFX during a full end-to-end game production (preferably on AA or AAA)

You feel confident in using the following skillset:

  • Good knowledge of 3DS Max particles/dynamics systems, and special effects creation
  • Proficiency in After Effects or Nuke
  • Good understanding of art fundamentals: color theory, lighting, shape, composition, etc
  • Mastery of a realtime engine: Unity, Unreal Engine…
  • Good communication skills. English is mandatory
  • Mentoring and sharing your knowledge and best practices within the team
  • Scripting skills (Max Script, Python, HLSL) are a plus

If interested Apply Here or email me bianca.gonzalez@ubisoft.com