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FX Artist

Epic Games

Epic Games

Software Engineering
Huangpu, Shanghai, China
Posted on Monday, June 26, 2023


At the core of Epic’s success are talented, passionate people. Epic prides itself on creating a collaborative, welcoming, and creative environment. Whether it’s building award-winning games or crafting engine technology that enables others to make visually stunning interactive experiences, we’re always innovating.

Being Epic means being a part of a team that continually strives to do right by our community and users. We’re constantly innovating to raise the bar of engine and game development.


What We Do

Push your artistic talent to the limit on a team of world-class FX, Character, and Concept artists who strive to innovate and inspire.

What You'll Do

Epic is looking for an experienced FX Artist to join our team working on Fortnite. A successful candidate should have a strong sense of dramatic effects and an understanding of how to recreate them in a real time particle editor. They will be first and foremost a team player, while also having the ability to be self-motivated and work autonomously.
If you have a strong sense of weight, timing, motion, and you demonstrate technical aptitude with materials and logic, we are ready for you to bring those abilities to execute outstanding FX in our games.

In this role, you will

  • Execute outstanding effects for our games by bringing dramatic effects to life.
  • Create all art needed for the visual effects, including FX concept, proto and final FX.
  • Execute on a range of visual effects styles from realistic to stylized.

What we're looking for

  • Must have a strong reel/portfolio showing executed Real-Time FX work.
  • Critical eye for the timing, animation, and motion of real world objects and visual FX with an ability to bring dramatic FX to life with flair.
  • Ability to create all art needed for the FX. Scripting experience in Blueprint a plus.
  • Abilities in secondary areas such as modeling, skinning, animation, or lighting.
  • Shipped title(s) within the game industry.
  • Familiarity with the Unreal 4/Unreal 5 Engine art pipeline.
  • Experience working with multiple platforms and their respective memory and performance limitations.

If you have a portfolio/reel/website you'd like to share, please hyperlink it to your resume, or submit it as an attachment with your application.


In addition to any statutory benefits requirements, we pay 100% of the premiums associated with our Company benefits plans, including (where applicable) for both employees and dependents covered by the benefits plan. Our current Company benefits package includes private medical insurance, dental, vision, critical illness, and life and AD&D. We also offer a robust mental well-being program through Modern Health, which provides free therapy and coaching for employees & dependents.


Epic Games spans across 19 countries with 55 studios and 4,500+ employees globally. For over 25 years, we’ve been making award-winning games and engine technology that empowers others to make visually stunning games and 3D content that bring environments to life like never before. Epic’s award-winning Unreal Engine technology not only provides game developers the ability to build high-fidelity, interactive experiences for PC, console, mobile, and VR, it is also a tool being embraced by content creators across a variety of industries such as media and entertainment, automotive, and architectural design. As we continue to build our Engine technology and develop remarkable games, we strive to build teams of world-class talent.

Like what you hear? Come be a part of something Epic!

Epic Games deeply values diverse teams and an inclusive work culture, and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. Learn more about our Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy here.

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