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VFX Artist

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Are you the sort of artist that can make something pop? If you want to work at a studio with a friendly family feeling, then this job might be for you!

About the job

We are looking for a talented artist within the field of visual effects to join Arrowhead’s Effects Team where your closest working colleagues will be Cloudrik and Oskar. Together with both your own team as well as the rest of the studio, you will be responsible for creating visuals that ensures a feast for the eyes on our current project.

As a VFX artist at Arrowhead, you will have a lot freedom and autonomy to plan you own days. Together with the different feature teams you will find out what types of effects are needed and together with your own team you will be responsible for exploring the best ways of implementing the effects. Depending on the type of effect, you will need to adapt your approach to creating and planning your work.

Each team member at Arrowhead has an important influence on the game and is involved in the decision-making process. We offer a driven and creative environment where small groups work independently within cross-disciplinary feature teams. It is crucial that you can plan and manage your own work efficiently, and also have strong collaboration skills.

More about you

To be a great fit at Arrowhead you are the sort of person who values open and honest teamwork. You take responsibility to deliver on your goals and raises any issues you think goes unnoticed. At Arrowhead we put a great deal of effort on improving teams and encourage each other to grow as people, as well as game developers. This means being open to feedback on both a personal and professional level in order to perform better within your team. One of the most important aspects is to be truly passionate about making a great and kickass video game.

Your responsibilities

  • Work with feature teams to implement different effects
  • Planning the pipeline for different particle effects
  • Creating textures, materials and particle effects
  • Together with your team, plan work to best suit your skills
  • Deliver effects to the requested level; mockup, alpha or polish
  • Iterate on effects depending on feedback

Our requirements

  • Experience working with 2D textures, preferably using photoshop
  • Experience working with particle editors
  • Ability to create materials using a node based system
  • Experience creating VFX for game projects
  • Basic understanding of 3D modelling
  • Strong sense of movement, impact and form within visual effects

Bonus qualifications

  • Experience using Houdini
  • Experience using FumeFX for 3D Studio Max or Maya

Practical information

Scope: Full-time and permanent
Location: Stockholm

If you think that this position matches your background and skills, we would love to hear from you. We ask that your application always include relevant work samples or a link to your portfolio.

In your application, please focus on why your skills and experiences would be great for this role and why you would like to join Arrowhead Game Studios. We interview candidates continuously and hire when we find a good fit, so it is recommended you apply as soon as possible.

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


Hammarby kaj 10d
120 32 Stockholm Directions contact@arrowheadgs.com +46 702-83 00 33

Perks & Benefits

At Arrowhead we aim to give people a high level of freedom with emphasis on autonomy. Everyone receives generous perks, such as 30 days paid vacation, several health benefits, insurances, and company savings for your retirement fund.

We also have recurring company outings and events such as movie nights, game competitions and activities like paintball.

  • Flexibility and generous vacation

    With core working hours between 10:00–15:00 you are free to plan your week according to what suits you best.
    You are also entitled to six weeks paid vacation each year.

  • Pension fund and insurances

    You can feel safe with a full life- and occupational injury insurance as well as guaranteed quick access to health specialists. An additional monthly saving is added to your retirement fund.

  • Health & wellness

    Massage at the office every other week,
    a weekly wellness activity hour and yearly wellness allowance. Once a year we also offer health care checkups with the possibility to track your changes and progress.

Working at Arrowhead

Arrowhead is primarily interested in long term jobs and employment. We are not a project-based studio and prefer to have full-time employees. We feel that this contributes to a better work environment, a feeling of stability and builds stronger internal relationships.

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