VFX Artist and Animator, Games Studio



Helsinki, Finland
Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2024
Established in September 2022, Moonloot Games is a Netflix game studio located in Helsinki, Finland. We thrive to become a world-class games studio bringing a variety of delightful and deeply engaging original games to hundreds of millions of Netflix members around the world. As a part of Netflix, we strive to hire the best and value integrity, excellence, respect, inclusion, and collaboration.
We are looking for an experienced full-time VFX Artist and Animator with a strong sensibility for art and the technical ability to create visual effects and 3D animations. This position will work with the Art Director, Designers, and Engineering Team to bring innovative visuals to life in the Unity Engine and Blender.

As a VFX Artist and Animator at Moonloot you will...

  • Design dynamic VFX systems that add atmosphere and depth to environments and gameplay
  • Create animations for the environment and characters that bring the game to life
  • Maintain a given style across a variety of assets, and expand that style to fit the requirements of new assets
  • Recognizing what VFX and animations are needed, and supporting art vendors and engineers with VFX visualization
  • Designing, creating, and integrating VFX and animations from start to finish
  • Rendering loopable animations
  • You will work closely with the artists, designers, and engineers on the team, to develop, implement, set dress environments and cinematics with VFX and animations
  • You will be the link between the artistic and technical teams and therefore it is vital that you are able to develop the needed systems and applications

Ideally, you are...

  • Available full time in Helsinki or open to relocate to Helsinki
  • Receptive to working independently and driving the visual style for the VFX and animations
  • Able to communicate ideas clearly and effectively
  • Self-starter willing to find solutions and ask questions when needed
  • A person with attention to detail and a desire to make excellent games
  • An artist proficient with Blender and Unity Engine

Skills & Requirements:

  • Portfolio demonstrating wide variety of VFX on mobile games
  • Shipped games as a VFX artist or animator in mobile games
  • Strong game design and communication skills
  • Experience in testing and debugging your own work, and solving problems and fixing bugs
  • Performance testing and optimizing VFX and animations for mobile platforms
We are an equal-opportunity employer and celebrate diversity, recognizing that diversity of thought and background builds stronger teams. We approach diversity and inclusion seriously and thoughtfully. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, color, place of birth, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, military service status, or disability status.