Realtime VFX Artist (Remote)

Work Type: Full Time



Directive Games was founded in 2014 by a group of industry veterans coming together from various AAA studios where they contributed to building some of the most iconic franchises over the last 20+ years.

We have offices in Reykjavik, Shanghai, and Los Angeles but accept applications from anyone willing to work remotely. 

Directive Games is currently in the midst of developing The Machines Arena for Desktop and Mobile as well as Civitas for Desktop and Mobile.

Directive Games is seeking a Visual Effects Artist to come join our team. This talented individual should be able to work with minimal input and feel comfortable working in a team environment. Our ideal candidate has a background in VFX and a passion for video games.


  • Collaborate with the Art Director to achieve a consistent art style in regards to VFX for Characters and Environments.

  • Closely work with the Gameplay Designers to create compelling VFX for gameplay needs.

  • Create and integrate VFX assets into Unreal Engine 5, from prototype to final in game assets.

  • Be proactive and self motivated


  • Experience with stylized real-time VFX in Unreal Engine utilizing the Niagara FX editor.

  • Experience with authoring materials in Unreal Engine.

  • Basic knowledge of the Unreal Engine Blueprint system.

  • Photoshop and/or Substance Designer experience for textures

  • A solid understanding of both technical and creative sides of the art process.

  • Ability to optimize effects such that they run/render effectively AND look great.

  • Strong sense of form, color, timing and composition.


  • Experience creating VFX for mobile platforms

  • Houdini knowledge/ experience.

  • Familiarity with 2D VFX software like After Effects, Toon Boom etc.

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