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VFX Game Artist (Unreal Engine, Real Time)

Hey there!

Well Told is an indie game company that focuses on balancing good stories and tight gameplay for cutting-edge platforms and mediums. We are working on an unannounced 3D title in Unreal Engine and are seeking a real-time VFX artist to create various effects for the project.

If you’d like to know more, send us an application! We’re excited to meet you.

Job Details

  • Freelance, Remote, Temp.
  • Location: Orange County, CA

Responsibilities include:

  • Work closely with the Art Lead and Tech Art Lead to implement the style and vision for visual effects across the project.
  • Create beautiful and efficient real-time VFX through all stages of development.
  • Assistance in bringing our prototype temp VFX assets to final.
  • Communicate with design and engineering to make sure effects are effective and efficient.


  • 3+ years of video game industry experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of the game development process and constraints.
  • Eye for detail and ability to break down existing effects into modular assets.
  • UE4/UE5 experience (or relative experience) plus Niagara VFX System proficiency.
  • Create VFX that has a consistent quality and is efficient for real-time use.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Recommended Materials to Submit:

  • Please provide either an artstation or personal portfolio link for us to review your realtime 3D game VFX art. (Video/Screenshots).
  • And/or, please share past game experience/footage with clear references to your contributions.

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Thank you greatly for your time and interest!