VFX Artist - Studio Elevation (Remote within UK)



Elevation is re-establishing the boundaries of VR. We’re looking for a talented VFX Artist to help us explore, create, and deliver world-leading innovation in software and VR hardware. Become one of the founding members of Elevation, pathfinding a remote first studio, crafting a new generation of VR development and bringing core VR games to fruition.

As a VFX Artist, you’ll be responsible for the interpretation, creation, and refinement of real-time VFX features and systems, working collaboratively in cross-functional teams to deliver visual treatments for Elevation's games. With a focus on composition, atmosphere, and motion as much technical excellence, help build our creative environment that fosters self-improvement and ownership, whilst establishing pipelines and processes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working with our Art Director and Principal VFX Artist to embody and push the artistic vision of the project, taking ownership over VFX needs.
  • Add your own stamp on creativity by prototyping, visualizing and creating all-new, exciting, and immersive VFX.
  • Delivering new and inventive ideas to solve complex issues that arise from VFX within a VR Environment.
  • Working with a level of self-driven autonomy, whilst reliably and effectively participating in team development.


Essential capabilities:

  • Real-time engine experience ideally in Unreal, creating VFX blueprints, shader networks, particle interactions, dynamic systems, lighting, and post-processing.
  • Able to create a variety of styles of real-time VFX throughout multiple aspects of game development, including characters or weapon-based to environmental or destructive elements.
  • Demonstrate a strong technical aptitude and knowledge base for appropriate software and real-time engine use, UE / Unity for example.
  • Understand rigging and skinning solutions and potential for physics-driven or simulated appendages.
  • Have a fundamental understanding of animation, timing and weighting with reference to animated VFX or pre-canned sequences.
  • Working knowledge of industry-standard project management tools and source control software. 
  • A passion for video games, art, and personal development.
  • A positive, outgoing, can-do attitude, who can adapt based on feedback.
  • Comfortable working in an agile environment, responsive to change in the face of uncertainty.
  • Experience and confidence when developing and mentoring up–and–coming VFX artists.

Desired experience:

  • Excellent working knowledge of Maya, Adobe Creative Suite, substance, Houdini, PBR workflow.
  • 3 years’ experience in real-time game development, with demonstrable results.
  • Demonstrable VFX skills showing a strong understanding of technical console limitations and capabilities
  • An aptitude to apply themselves to new technologies.


Who are we?

nDreams Studio Elevation is bringing the evolution of VR development to core gamers.

This is an all-new studio seeded by the creative talent that brought you the innovative, genre-defining award-winning VR title Phantom: Covert Ops.

We are looking for exceptional talent to help pave the way forward with fresh innovation for the next generation of VR hardware and software.

Why nDreams Elevation?

This is the opportunity to build upon an already proven, world-class foundation of VR expertise, to further shape and mould a new way of working, that continues to deliver and innovate for the next generation of core VR games.

We are a remote-first studio, with all the perks that come with it. Work from anywhere to help us push the boundaries of VR, with cutting-edge technology and the support of our established VR expertise from the wider nDreams group.

Rapidly growing to support a variety of genres, nDreams is one of the world’s leading developers/publishers focused on VR games, creating multiple studios dedicated to making the best games out there.


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