To be a part of Virtuos means to be a creator and aim at excellence.

At Virtuos, we harness the latest technologies to make video games better and more immersive than ever before. That is why we pride ourselves in constantly pushing the boundaries of possibility since our founding in 2004.

Virtuosi are a team of experts – people who have come together to share their mutual passion for producing high-quality games. People who share the same enthusiasm in exploring new ideas and the constant drive to excel in their field. People who believe in earning success through dedication.

As a group, Virtuos has become a recognized leader in its field, has been growing faster than its peers have in recent years, and is pursuing an aggressive global expansion strategy. To this end, we are seeking an experienced FX Artist (Houdini) who can join our team and help pave the way towards our new goals.

About the position


Sparx* is currently looking for a talented FX Artist who can do his/her magic in Houdini. You love working on images, you dream to work on an entertainment IP, we are looking for passionate people who want to open their field of competency. Welcome to the team where every day is a new challenge to make your ideas become true and amaze the audience with stunning effects.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Create stunning visual effects using a mastery of high quality particle effects, meshes, textures, and shaders in Houdini

  • Optimize effects for performance.

  • Collaborate with team members to share knowledge and solve cross-discipline problems

  • Document your work to ensure knowledge transfer and help users understand the new systems and features


  • Strong knowledge of Houdini or Unreal Engine, Unity or a comparable current Game Engine.

  • Ability to deconstruct complex visual effects from reference and recreate them in a real-time game engine

  • Strong sense of lighting, color, form and motion

  • Familiar with PBR workflows

  • Strong proficiency in technical problems solving

  • Self-motivated and the ability to collaborate effectively within a team

  • Previous game production experience

  • Open to work in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


  • Experience with Python scripting or equivalent

  • Experience with Houdini and dynamic simulations

  • VR experience is a plus

  • English proficiency is preferred