Forgotten Empires is a full-service game developer focused on Windows PC games. While headquartered in the U.S., our team consists of 90+ passionate individuals from around the globe, each of whom brings a unique skill set and perspective to the table. Since 2022 we are part of Keywords Studios.

We are currently looking to add an experienced VFX Artist. As a VFX Artist with us, you will use your exceptional real-time effect skills to help us to bring our games to realization. In return, you will be part of a creative and supportive team environment with the ability to have a direct impact on the development of top-tier games.

Are you up for the challenge?

Some of the cool stuff you'll be doing:

  • Execute outstanding and dramatic effects to life.

  • Creating all art needed for visual effects including FX concept, proto and final FX.

  • Executing on a range of visual effect styles from realistic to stylized.

  • Asset export and implementation into various engine: Custom (legacy), Unreal, etc.

  • Working with multidisciplinary team to ensure QA and problem solve as needed.


What you'll bring to the table:

  • A strong portfolio/demo reel showcasing proficiency in creating real-time visual effects for video games (**must submit to be considered**)

  • Minimum of 2+ years of experience creating real-time VFX in the gaming industry

  • Proven expertise with the industry-standard tool: Houdini

  • Critical eye for timing, animation, motion, real-time physics, fluid systems and familiarity with the art pipeline in game engines

  • B2-C1 English level – conversational and written

  • Any Technical Art experience is a huge plus!

  • Professional VFX or personal player experience with strategy games is a plus

  • Experience with PopcornFX is a plus!

Location: Must be local to Málaga, Spain or working remotely in UK/EU (EU time zones required)


We offer competitive employment packages to suit your individual circumstances.

Forgotten Empires is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran’s status, age or disability.

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