VFX Game Artist (Unreal)

Well Told
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September 9, 2022

Hey there!

Well Told is an indie game company that focuses on balancing good stories and tight gameplay for cutting-edge platforms and mediums. We are working on an unannounced 3D title in Unreal Engine and are seeking a real-time VFX artist to create various effects for the project.

If you’d like to know more, send us an application! We’re excited to meet you.


Job Details

  • Freelance, Remote, Temp.
  • Location: Orange County, CA


Responsibilities include:

  • Work closely with the Art Lead and Tech Art Lead to implement the style and vision for visual effects across the project.
  • Create beautiful and efficient real-time VFX through all stages of development.
  • Assistance in bringing our prototype temp VFX assets to final.
  • Communicate with design and engineering to make sure effects are effective and efficient.



  • 3+ years of video game industry experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of the game development process and constraints.
  • Eye for detail and ability to break down existing effects into modular assets.
  • UE4/UE5 experience (or relative experience) plus Niagara VFX System proficiency.
  • Create VFX that has a consistent quality and is efficient for real-time use.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.


Recommended Materials to Submit:

  • Please provide either an artstation or personal portfolio link for us to review your realtime 3D game VFX art. (Video/Screenshots).
  • And/or, please share past game experience/footage with clear references to your contributions.
Well Told

We are an independent game studio that strives for high-agency narrative experiences in unique player-focused universes.

We believe that high-agency narrative content is the future of gaming, and as a young team we have specialized in cutting edge games storytelling for our 5+ years together.

From our own intellectual property in and out of VR to branded branching narratives partnering with Night School Studio, Telltale Games, Netflix, and more, we have touched every aspect of the narrative development pipeline and are eager to share our experience with partners, publishers, and fellow companies alike.

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