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VFX Artist (Remote)
Forgotten Empires
Full Time

VFX Artist (Remote)


Forgotten Empires is a full-service game developer focused on Windows PC games. While headquartered in the U.S., our team consists of 90+ passionate individuals from around the globe, each of whom brings a unique skill set and perspective to the table. Since 2022 we are part of Keywords Studios.

We are currently looking to add an experienced VFX Artist. As a VFX Artist with us, you will use your exceptional real-time effect skills to help us to bring our games to realization. In return, you will be part of a creative and supportive team environment with the ability to have a direct impact on the development of top-tier games.

Are you up for the challenge?

*Whilst this position is being offered on a remote basis, we are only able to consider applicants who are currently located within Europe

Some of the cool stuff you'll be doing:

  • Execute outstanding and dramatic effects to life.
  • Creating all art needed for visual effects including FX concept, proto and final FX.
  • Executing on a range of visual effect styles from realistic to stylized.
  • Asset export and implementation into various engine: Custom (legacy), Unreal, etc.
  • Working with multidisciplinary team to ensure QA and problem solve as needed.


We offer competitive employment packages to suit your individual circumstances.

Forgotten Empires is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran’s status, age or disability.

Keywords Studios is dedicated to following a well-established Equal Opportunities Policy. We endeavor to create a workplace which provides for equal opportunities for all employees and potential employees.


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Experience & Requirements


  • A strong portfolio/demo reel showcasing proficiency in creating real-time visual effects for video games (**must submit to be considered**)
  • Minimum of 2+ years of experience creating real-time VFX in the gaming industry
  • Proven expertise with game industry-standard art and engine tools
  • Critical eye for timing, animation, motion, real-time physics, fluid systems and familiarity with the art pipeline in game engines
  • B2-C1 English level – conversational and written

Huge Bonus Points!

  • Expertise in Houdini and/or PopcornFX
  • Destruction VFX experience
  • Strong background in Technical Art
  • Professional VFX or personal player experience with strategy games is a plus

Location: Must be local to Málaga, Spain or working remotely residing in UK/EU (EU time zones required)

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