We’re looking for a visual effects artist to join us in developing our awesome unannounced new game. As a visual effects artist, you will help create and contribute to the visual effects of our newest game. We are looking for team players who can thrive in a highly collaborative, and multi-disciplinary environment. Responsibilities Concept and create special effects, for example for attacks, impacts and special skills. Make the gameplay feel cool and powerful. Keep special effects readable, even in situations with lots of things happening simultaneously. Combine 2D and 3D, as well as frame-to-frame and particles. Make effects that fit our existing style. Keep performance in mind, including overdraw and texture memory. Requirements A diploma in animation, fine arts, game art-related programme or equivalent. Experience in creating special effects for games. Knowledge of animation and timing. Creativity in spades and an interest in creating awesome special effects. Proficiency in Photoshop, After Effects and/or Flash. The ability to work in a small, multi-disciplinary team and interpret ideas and feedback from team members with various backgrounds. Good communication skills and proficiency in the Dutch language. A passion for playing and making computer games. Pluses A minimum of 2 years of experience in animation and special effects, preferably in the game industry. Experience with both 2D and 3D projects. Knowledge of 3D software. What we offer A market-conform salary. An informal and open work environment full of game enthusiasts working together to make an awesome game. A central location in Utrecht city centre. To apply, please send an email to email@example.com. Be sure to include a CV, cover letter and portfolio link.