VFX Artist - CA Sofia

Art | Total War

We are looking for a talented VFX Artist to join our team creating effect for an exciting IP within the Total War Universe. You will be working on an innovative Total War title with a small but experienced team of developers where you will have the opportunity to really shape the game. You will have the chance to develop your expertise on this unique project and work as part of a world class team.

A good communicator and organiser, they will be an integral part of the team, producing high quality and performant visuals.

Key Responsibilities

As a VFX artist on the team, you will be creating high quality, performant visuals in line with art direction for the project.
You will be working with other project disciplines across the project to construct and maintain an efficient pipeline. You will work collaboratively with production, the project art leads and the wider team, communicating clearly in all directions.

Knowledge, Skill and Experience 

Essential
  • Ability to create, implement world class VFX
  • Excellent visual awareness and artistic ability
  • Experience of working in a professional creative environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of:
    • Photoshop and After Effects
    • Particle system terminology and applications
    • proprietary and off the shelf particle editors
  • Developed understanding of contemporary shader features and creation workflow
  • Strong awareness of industry technology trends
  • Love of games
Desirable
  • Knowledge of Houdini and its use in real-time game VFX
Note: Applications for this role must include a portfolio/showreel (or link to a portfolio/showreel). Applications that do not have this information will not be considered.


Creative Assembly is about the right people making the best games. We are united through our values; Quality, Focus, Teamwork, Respect and Trust.

Winner of multiple Best Place to Work Awards, we house many talented people, from juniors to industry veterans who constantly challenge us and make sure we are striving for the best within our games and our studio life.

We have studio sites in Horsham UK and Sofia Bulgaria, including a number of bespoke state-of-the-art audio suites and a dedicated motion capture site.

Currently, we are working fully remotely, and we continue to assess the COVID-19 situation with the safety of our staff our number one priority. We are still actively recruiting and onboarding new staff each month. Our expert IT and HR teams will set you up for the remote process.

We offer many benefits to support you and your family including:
  • Additional medical and dental health insurance for you, your partner and kids, life insurance, and free health care screening
  • Additional holiday allowance plus full studio closure over the Christmas and New Year period, as all Bulgarian Bank holidays
  • Annual discretionary studio bonus
  • Defined career development pathways and personalised training support including; SEGA Dev Day, internal masterclasses, prestigious creative workshops, on-site training with renowned specialists and global conference attendance
  • Wellbeing support with an employee assistance programme
  • Free games and merchandise plus access to our extensive games library
  • Free breakfast every day - toast, cereals, yoghurts, fresh fruit, soft drinks and more in our fully stocked kitchen*
  • Office massages*
  • Studio parties for you and your family; such as our Summer and Christmas parties, Children’s day party, wrap parties for game releases*

*some of the above in-studio benefits are on hold while we work remotely during COVID-19.

Our studio sites have disabled access. We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.