This job listing expired on Dec 26, 2023

The Visual Effects Artist implements, under supervision, video game special effects in accordance with a project’s artistic direction and production deadlines. They have strong artistic skills, and an understanding of the technical constraints on the target platforms.

Visual Art:

Using a variety of particle systems, create all aspects of special effects artwork:

  • Particle system templates and animation

  • Particle textures

  • Particle models (as necessary)

  • Lighting

Good knowledge of in-game special effects, including:

  • Smoke

  • Explosions

  • Fire

  • Weather

  • Atmospherics

  • Water

  • Light/Energy

  • Damage

  • Full screen filters

  • Post processing

What you will do:

  • Coming with creative ideas and solutions to the assigned tasks and proactively communicate task status to your peers, customers, and Leads.

  • Correct defects discovered by QC or your customers in a timely fashion.

  • Work within the technical limitations of a variety of game engines.

  • Collaborate with Graphics Technical Artist to ensure necessary technology/features are present in order to reach the visual benchmarks.

  • Share artistic knowledge with Artists, support them when needed.


  • Experienced in modeling, texture, lighting and image processing or other relevant experience.

  • Must be proficient in Photoshop, After Effects, or equivalent tools.

  • Good knowledge of 3DS Max particles/dynamics systems, and special effects creation.

Your other advantages:

  • Educational background in game-oriented visual effects, or equivalent training is a plus.

  • Good understanding of art fundamentals: color theory, lighting, shape, composition, etc.

  • Creative and be able to adapt to a variety of art styles.

  • Good organizational and analytical skills, and able to solve problems.

  • Passion for creating and playing games, regardless of platform or genre.

  • Able to work under pressure and take constructive criticism.

  • Good communication skills. English ability is a plus.

  • Scripting skills (Max Script, Python, HLSL) is a plus.

Additional Information

Ubisoft’s 20,000 team members, working across more than 30 countries around the world, are bound by a common mission to enrich players’ lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. Their dedication and talent have brought to life many acclaimed franchises such as Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, Watch Dogs, Just Dance, Rainbow Six, and many more to come. Ubisoft is an equal-opportunity employer that believes diverse backgrounds and perspectives are key to creating worlds where both players and teams can thrive and express themselves. If you are excited about solving game-changing challenges, cutting-edge technologies, and pushing the boundaries of entertainment, we invite you to join our journey and help us create the unknown.

We are working to enrich players’ lives through unique and memorable gaming experiences and by improving the positive impacts of our games. To get there, we are creating a safer, more inclusive work environment, we are giving back to the communities where Ubisoft operates by working with local non-profit partners and by working to reduce the environmental impact of our business.

Ubisoft Da Nang - where bright ideas are given a chance to shine

Ubisoft Da Nang is an ambitious studio full of international talents. We are committed to creating worlds that are a playground for the imagination, offering moments of surprise and fun.

Since 2020, we are bringing the best creative and engineering talents from Vietnam, Southeast Asia, and the world together to bring Ubisoft worlds to new audiences.

At Ubisoft Da Nang, you will grow and collaborate with highly talented teams from around the world. You will be able to work on challenging and interesting projects, that will be displayed at the international level.

Joining our studio is taking the opportunity to grow within the Ubisoft family, to work on our most famous brands either by developing instant party games powered by H5 technology, by creating games on Unity, or working on web3 projects.

We aim to empower and connect our talents within a dynamic and creative workplace that was awarded best office design in Vietnam by VMark 2021. Joining Ubisoft Da Nang will give you access to so much! From the beach to the mountains, clean air, no traffic, and proximity to every big city in Southeast Asia, as well as be part of one of the tech hubs in South-East Asia.

So, if you share our vision and want to be part of our team, contact us. Join us and create the unknown!

Why it's great to work at Ubisoft Da Nang:

  • An international, professional, collaborative, modern, and creative environment

  • Attractive remuneration package

  • Performance rewards

  • Creative & endless fun projects

  • Ubisoft Connect account with access to all Ubisoft titles on PC

  • Flexible working time

  • Premium healthcare insurance

  • UBIVERSARY for your working milestones

  • Team building, Lunar New year Celebration, Projects celebration

  • Beers and treats every Friday (yay!)

  • Staff clubs

  • Premium gym club access

  • Free in-house entertainment facilities (PS5, Nintendo Switch, Steam Deck…), coffee, tea and snack (cookies, candies…)