VFX Artist

As our VFX Artist, this is a unique opportunity to have a large impact on the creation of the PROMOD world
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We’re currently searching for an experienced & dynamic VFX Artist to oversee the creation and implementation of our Visual Effects, collaborating with the Art, Design and programming teams, you will be involved in the content creation for our fast-paced competitive shooter...PROMOD.

As our VFX artist you'll be working with our team of other artists to bring personality and life to the FPS world we're building. You'll use your extensive experience working with 3D software and FX systems to create a range of visual effects for our characters, weapons and environments driving for high and consistent quality across the game.

The Art team at Bulkhead is a small, tightly-knit group of developers who strive to build impressive multiplayer games & PROMOD is a stylised fast-paced First Person Shooter in its early stages of development, so as our VFX Artist, this is a unique opportunity to have a large impact on the creation of the PROMOD world. 

If you have the skills and passion we are looking for and want to be part of something special, we want to hear from you.

Here’s what you’ll be doing:

  • Create high-quality VFX that works well with the visual direction of the game.
  • Work with lead artists to ensure the completion of VFX assets.
  • Be an active team member in art discussions and reviews.
  • Create VFX from concept to completion for different gameplay features & Assets.
  • Work collaboratively and support Art, Design and Engineering teams with their VFX needs

Here’s what we’re looking for: 

  • A minimum of 3+ years creating FX for video games.
  • Experience crafting eye-catching Visual Effects using Photoshop, Maya/3DS Max & FX systems
  • A team player who has experience working with multiple departments and helping assist other team members.
  • A strong knowledge of UE4 Niagara and Shaders
  • A solid understanding of project scope and constraints within the software
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Desirable but not required skills:

  • Experience in creating VFX for multiplayer first or third-person shooters
  • Passion for Video Games, preferably FPS 
  • Degree in relevant Art Skill, i.e. illustration, fine art etc

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

People you might work with


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Perks & Benefits

Our teams of awesome people are what makes us, so have some treats on us!

  • Private Medical Insurance 💊

    All employees and their families qualify for a great private medical package.

  • Private Dental Insurance 🦷

    All employees receive dental cover as part of their medical insurance.

  • Flexible Working Hours ⌚

    We offer you freedom to allow work to fit in with your schedule and preferences.

  • Profit Share Scheme 💰

    You make the games so we share the profits! 10% of the project's profits are shared with those who are part of it!

  • Annual Holiday Increase 😎

    For every year you work with us, you gain an extra day of holiday! In addition to all public holidays, we even close for St George's day allowing you to enjoy England in the Spring.

  • Free drinks 🥤

    The fridges are constantly stocked high with refreshing drinks and we provide unlimited tea and coffee - help yourself!

  • High End Hardware and Three Monitors 🖥️

    We want our team to be comfortable at work. Every developer has three monitors and a high end PC.

  • Games and Pizza Nights 🍕

    Whether board games or video games, join us for free pizza, drinks and fun!

  • Discounted Gym Membership 🏋️‍♂️

    As part of your medical insurance, you receive a 20% discount at Nuffield Health gyms. Luckily there is one next to the office! New year, new you!

Workplace & Culture


Bulkhead Interactive is an innovative, supportive and rewarding place to call pastures new. A place in which collaboration, inclusion and a genuine casual atmosphere make for the fundamentals in which we pride ourselves. With a range of experience within our teams, from veterans to industry newcomers alike, Bulkhead Interactive looks to pave the way as we build on a fast paced, engaging environment. A multitude of social events with food and drink provided by us, out of hours meetups, a top of the range open plan office with brilliant amenities and health plan are amongst a list of growing benefits to help us embolden our in house culture as we, Bulkhead Interactive look forward into 2020 and beyond.


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