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Senior VFX Artist




Barcelona, Spain


Art and Animation



Mid-Senior Level

Permanent | Full Time


We are Socialpoint, a world-renowned mobile games studio based in sunny Barcelona, part of the Take-Two Interactive family. Our games are positioned in the top rankings of both iOS and Android, and they are played and loved by millions of fans all over the world.

Job Description

As a member of the technical team, your job will involve creating all kinds of special effects based on particles systems, trails, models and other 3D elements.

You will work closely with the technical team members during the game developments and for the company R+D. At the same time, you'll work in synchronicity with the art leads to ensure the highest quality and spectacularity of all the special effects inside each project.

Role Responsibilities

  • Design and create visually pleasing special effects for a variety of projects in Socialpoint.
  • Maintain a consistent style with the project working hand in hand with the lead artist and the Art Director.
  • Collaborate with the Technical artists, Designers and other team members in order to maximise the projects visual spectacularity using particle systems and other elements.
  • Supervision and optimisation of all the special effects used on each project.

  • Desired Experience & Qualifications

  • High level of English, both written and spoken (English is our official language!)
  • Experience in the gaming industry.
  • Experience creating particle systems and other effects using 3DSMax + Particle flow
  • In-depth knowledge of the real-time techniques used on video-game development
  • Highly motivated and passionate about videogames
  • In-depth knowledge of Unity
  • In-depth knowledge of 3DSMax
  • In-depth knowledge of Photoshop

  • Compensation & Benefits

    Due to the COVID-19 crisis, we are have employed a hybrid working from home/office system. So, what does this mean? All we ask is that you are live within commuting distance of our office in Barcelona so you are able to come into the office for important meetings/events.

  • Relocation support to help you move to Barcelona (if you're not already here).
  • An impressive 25 days annual leave , not including public holidays.
  • Private medical insurance for you and your family, just in case.
  • Choose from the latest IOS or Android device upon joining (phone or tablet).
  • Free language lessons (English, Spanish & Catalan).
  • Spotify Premium for the first 6 months of your employment with us.
  • Legendary social events & parties to let off some steam.
  • People development is key for us: an amazing training budget just for you and our internal mobility program offers real growth opportunities !

  • If you choose to work in the office some days, don't worry - we have you covered. Check out some of our benefits tied to the office;

  • State of the art gym facilities so you can level up your fitness game.
  • Book an appointment with our onsite physiotherapist .
  • Drop by our onsite hairdressers for a trim (and forget your wallet).

  • Intrigued? We'd love to hear from you. Please click "apply" to level up and submit your application in English. Please note, we cannot offer VISA Sponsorship for this position.

    Socialpoint is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. You're welcome on the team no matter where you're from, who you like, what you look like, or if you prefer Xbox over Playstation. It's a trick question - mobile wins every time! We hire based on your qualifications and demonstrated ability to perform job responsibilities. Our games are for everyone, and so is our workplace.

    Keep Calm and waka waka...