Lead Technical VFX Artist

  • Anywhere

Magic Media is a pioneering media, entertainment and tech group powered by creativity and innovation. We have a physical presence in 14 countries and expertise in the areas of art, animation, cybersecurity, game development, software development, VFX and video production amongst others. We work with leading developers and publishers within the games and tech industry, providing support and solutions designed around individual needs and carried out by global experts.

People are what make games great! Magic Media is currently seeking a highly skilled and experienced Lead Technical VFX Artist to join our dynamic team. As a Lead Technical VFX Artist, you will mentor and guide our talented artists while establishing best practices and documentation to maintain top-quality work. You’ll develop pipelines, tools, and workflows to streamline processes, lead research efforts to stay ahead of industry trends and facilitate workshops for ongoing team growth. Join us and be at the forefront of innovation in art, animation, VFX, and more. Apply now to make your mark with Magic Media.

What you will do

  • Mentoring and guiding Technical Artists and VFX artists.
  • Establishing and designing documentation outlining best practices to maintain high-quality output from the department.
  • Developing pipelines, tools, and workflows to enhance and streamline departmental processes.
  • Initiating and overseeing research and development tasks to keep the team abreast of the latest industry trends and techniques.
  • Leading and facilitating workshops.


    • Minimum 8 years of Technical Artist experience.
    • Minimum of 3 years experience in a similar leadership role.
    • Contributed to the development of at least one major game title.
    • A passion for video games.
    • Demonstrated proactive problem-solving skills.
    • Profound understanding of Art & Animation principles.
    • Ability to make decisions regarding VFX/Technical direction in projects.
    • Stay current with the latest trends and technologies in the gaming industry.
    • Versatile background across various game genres (mobile, PC/console, web, and NFT).

Desirable pluses

    • Worked and Released AAA titles,
    • Experience and Knowledge on Agile methodologies and tools (Jira)
    • Understand of HLSL and GLSL
    • Experience with Procedural Content Creation Pipelines
    • Experience with AI models


  • Permanently remote position.
  • An opportunity to hone and improve your skills by applying them to a diverse variety of engaging projects.
  • Be part of an international Group with offices worldwide.
  • Career growth and development.
  • Working closely with a team of like-minded people in a fast-paced, multicultural environment.
  • Ongoing training and professional self-improvement opportunities.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • An inclusive culture and open communication.