Real-time VFX Artist
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Raid: Shadow Legends
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Plarium is an international developer of award-winning mobile and desktop games. More than 1300 of our specialists work remotely or at offices in Israel, Ukraine, Poland, and the USA.

Raid: Shadow Legends, Mech Arena, and our other 20 hit titles unite more than 435 million players worldwide. With over 13 years’ experience, we strive for boundary-pushing gameplay and graphics. We pair this with our dedication to innovation through analytics, marketing, and community interaction.

We are looking for a talented Real-time VFX Artist to join our RPG Department, which develops Raid: Shadow Legends, a mobile MMORPG that combines battle collection mechanics and cutting-edge graphics in a dark fantasy setting. Our flagship title is enjoyed by more than 81 million players worldwide — you can find it on iOS, Android, and PC/Mac.

The successful candidate will become a part of a team of more than 100 professionals in the RPG Department. You will be closely working with 9 technical and VFX artists who regularly improve their skills and share their experiences. The project is made in Unity, but the team also uses a variety of tools for specific tasks: Maya for 3D modeling and UV, ZBrush and Blender for sculpting, Houdini for pyro, fluid, and destruction simulations, Substance Designer for texture generation, Substance Painter for baking and texturing, XCode for profiling, Amplify Shader Editor for prototyping shaders.

Responsibilities

  • Creating concept designs and developing real-time VFX for game in Unity

  • Profiling and optimizing effects and game assets created by you or by others

  • Creating 3D models and animations for complex character VFX and game locations

  • Customizing the VFX of game characters’ skills using internal tools

Requirements

  • At least 2 years of work experience in the game industry

  • Knowledge of the principles of motion, anticipation, dynamics, and other aspects of animation

  • Firm knowledge of the Unity editor

  • Experience creating VFX for games

  • Experience creating or writing VFX shaders in node-based editors

  • Knowledge of Houdini, Blender, Maya, or 3ds Max

  • Skills in 3D modeling and 3D animation

  • Experience creating and baking UV maps 

  • Experience creating textures for VFX

  • Hands-on experience with particle systems

  • English language skills at the pre-intermediate level or higher

Desired

  • Understanding of hardware restrictions regarding mobile devices

  • Ability to accurately estimate task completion times

  • Experience working with Houdini and Houdini Engine for Unity

  • Hands-on experience with Substance Painter and Designer

  • Experience working with Git or similar version control systems

What we offer our Employees

  • Officially registered full-time employment

  • Paid leave of 20 or 26 days depending upon working experience

  • Medical insurance and fully paid leave if you or your child are sick

  • Opportunity for counseling with psychologists

  • Individual development plan and regular feedback

  • Professional seminars, workshops, courses, and internal training programs

  • Group English, Polish, and Ukrainian language classes

  • Free vacation planning assistance from our travel managers

  • Opportunity to take an interest-free loan

  • Sports membership at 4500+ facilities across Poland with the MultiSport Plus Card

  • Online Pilates classes and a running club

  • Relocation assistance

What's next?

Send us your CV

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Found your perfect job? Send us an up-to-date CV and, if applicable, a link to your portfolio. We typically respond within 5 working days.

Assessment Test

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We may ask you to complete a test so we can assess your suitability for the role. After careful examination, we’ll send you feedback.

Technical Interview

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We’ll get together on Google Meet or Zoom, which will be your opportunity to share details about your work experience, talk about the tasks and the team, and ask any questions.

Meeting with HR

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Our HR representatives will ask about your career expectations, preferred working format, and your approach to teamwork. Here, you’ll also learn about professional development opportunities and company benefits.

Job Offer

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If you’re successful at the interview, we’ll make you a formal job offer. If you accept, we’ll help you with any required legal documentation, prepare for your first day, and ensure you’ve got the necessary equipment.

Welcome to the Team!

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We work remotely and in offices in Ukraine and Poland. You will meet your team online and start the onboarding process.

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