Principal VFX Artist - nDreams Studio (Hybrid)



We are looking for a real-time Principal VFX Artist to explore, create, and deliver world-leading innovation in software and VR hardware. Join us and assist with crafting a new generation of VR development and bringing our games to fruition.

What Will You Be Doing?

  • Managing and developing the VFX Team at nDreams
  • Be responsible for delivering the VFX on multiple VR titles
  • Working with the art director, concept artists and project teams to produce fantastic effects within the constraints of VR
  • Delivering new and inventive ideas to solve complex issue that arise from the role of VFX within a VR Environment
  • Mentoring good VFX workflow practices with the VFX team
  • Maintaining a strong working relationship and creative understanding with the Game Directors and Art Director
  • Consistently ensuring quality, creativity and effective cross discipline VFX development across multiple projects


  • A talented and ambitious Principal VFX Artist with a passion for gaming
  • Minimum of 5 years game development experience and at least 1 published title as a Principal/Lead VFX Artist
  • Real-time engine experience, ideally in Unreal, creating VFX blueprints, shader networks, particle interactions, dynamic systems, lighting and post processing
  • Excellent working knowledge of Photoshop, Unreal, Maya, or a relevant equivalent – Houdini knowledge a plus
  • Have an excellent understanding of form, timing, weight and colour to create a sense drama within a gaming environment
  • Demonstrates a deep understanding of console and VR workflows and capabilities
  • A team leader with strong communication skills who instinctively works across disciplines to deliver all VFX related game content
  • Highly effective time management of their own work schedule, and that of the VFX team members


Who are nDreams?

We are nDreams, a world-leading game developer and publisher with nearly a decade of VR specialism. Combining a drive to push technological boundaries with proven gaming excellence, we are the team who set the standard for VR action games with Fracked and the award-winning Phantom: Covert Ops.

With our team’s triple-A credentials and sensibilities, alongside bespoke VR technologies, we’ve got the skillset, processes and creative vision to deliver innovative, high-end games for all VR platforms and genres. If it’s VR gaming, you will find nDreams at the forefront of it.

Our projects continue to advance the present and define the future of VR. Want to be a part of it? Apply today to join a studio with a state-of-the art collaborative workflow and diverse talents assembled from world-leading games developers and publishers.

Why nDreams?

Our expanding company shares a passion for innovation, collaboration and leading the future of VR. We encourage an open and diverse culture and empower people to explore ideas and put their own stamp on their work. With humble beginnings as an independent studio, we combine amazing projects and considerable scale with a personal, caring touch.

We offer great perks, including flexible hours, duvets days, your birthday off, dedicated personal development time and support, as well as regular socials and parties. Beyond this, there’s an excellent holiday offering, pension scheme, health insurance, life cover and much more. Our newly refurbished nDreams studio space has some fantastic facilities and is built around collaborative work (and play!).


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