VFX Artist

Decoy Games
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January 29, 2023
Full Time
United States

Decoy Games is seeking a VFX artist to help drive visuals and push the envelope for a unannounced stylized video game project. We are looking for a driven artist with a varied skill set who enjoys creating amazing FX for characters and environmental FX. Come alongside us as we help reimagine what is possible in the world of visual effects.



  • Collaborate with the team to develop VFX that complements the visual style of the projects
  • Optimize effects for performance on multiple platforms
  • Develop stylistically consistent, visually impactful VFX assets through the creative use of particles, geometry, animation, and materials
  • Collaborate with team members to share knowledge and solve cross-discipline problems
  • Creation of all kinds of special effects based on particle systems, trails, models, and other 3d elements, working closely with the technical team members during the game development.



  • Fluent work on particles and other visual effects for 3D and 2D games inside Unity or Unreal
  • Highly skilled with Photoshop, Substance Designer, Maya, and or 3DS Max
  • Communication and collaboration skills
  • Able to independently and creatively solve VFX technical challenges
  • Experience working with Agile methodologies
  • Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States


Preference to Applicants With

  • Experience developing in Unity or Unreal
  • Previously worked on shipped title(s)



  • Health and Dental Benefits
  • Competitive Salary
  • 100% Remote
Decoy Games

Decoy Games is a video game company founded by two brothers, who had no prior professional game development experience. They used their deep passion for video games and extensive imagination to start building Decoy Games. Today, Decoy Games is a multi-award winning game company focused on creating unique game experiences, merchandise and content while also using their platform to encourage innovation across all aspects of the game industry. We're currently 25 employees strong and counting.

At Decoy Games we strive to be a symbol of inclusion, diversity and inspiration to all who aspire to be a part of the game industry. We make it our mission to ensure that this is reflected in our team and the products we create. We have taken great pride in creating several platforms for people around the world in all communities to learn about and engage in the world of gaming.

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