Rebellion North are looking for an experienced VFX Artist to work on Rebellion games as well as trusted industry partners on genre-defining AAA IPs. You will have the opportunity to join an ambitious team working on multiple projects using different engines including Unreal 5. Join us as we shoot for the stars!

You will be joining the talented Rebellion North studio based in our Wakefield Location. Rebellion North are a dynamic and growing team who relish challenges and punching above their weight. Our friendly & inclusive studio culture fosters an environment where all team members can reach their potential in the fastest possible time.


The Opportunity

Your role is to deliver real-time particle effects for the project and ensure that the integration of the work is in line with the project’s technical constraints and artistic direction. Your focus is on the execution of your work and how this will influence and improve the project.


  • With direction from project lead, create consistent high-quality VFX, while proactively collaborating across all disciplines.
  • Maintain and improve best practices for production pipeline and projects.
  • Track and update the progress of day-to-day tasks using the designated tracking tools.
  • Challenge, identify and help re-define technical and artistic process such as new project tools and functions.
  • Proactively drive optimisation and debugging.
  • Fully realise a space with the assets available to tell an interesting and varied story.
  • Reference game design documents to maintain consistency and high quality of the environments, objectives, atmospheres, story, and style of the project.


  • Advanced knowledge of a game engine particle system editor.
  • Excellent knowledge of Houdini’s Particle Simulation or EmberGen.
  • An advanced understanding of 2D particle texture creation.
  • Advanced knowledge of Photoshop, Substance Designer or other 2D packages.
  • Knowledge of Perforce.
  • Able to produce high quality art assets.
  • Ability to translate concept and reference artwork into real-time particle effects.
  • Knowledge of 3d software such as 3D Studio Max, Maya, and Blender.
  • Knowledgeable of lighting and HDR.


We offer an extensive benefits package to our team including:

  • 22 days holidays + Christmas closure (typically 4 days) & Bank holidays (increasing with service at 5 years – one day each year until you reach 31 days)
  • Private Medical Insurance, healthcare cash plan, including dental and Vision
  • Life Assurance, Income Protection & Critical Illness Cover
  • Enhanced Family Leave
  • Interest Free, Tax-Free loans
  • Enhanced Pension Scheme
  • EAP a range of Mental Health and Wellbeing Support
  • Plus loads more… including a wide range of discounts, freebies, and social events!

About Us

Whichever team you join at Rebellion we are proud of our open, friendly, and creative atmosphere. We love what we do, and we have fun doing it! As a big indie developer, we have complete creative freedom over our titles which allows us to work on a massive variety of projects across all the major platforms.

Find out more about us here

Our size, stability, and the variety of in-house expertise across multiple industries, makes Rebellion completely unique! We work in our own way, and we celebrate that as the key to our success. We foster an inclusive culture where you are encouraged to be yourself, to express your creativity and your talent. We are people focused and will support you in every way to can be the best at what you do. We recognise the importance of enjoying what you do and having a healthy work-life balance. We offer a friendly, creative, and relaxed working atmosphere, with sensibly managed projects and a wide variety of benefits and development opportunities for all our teams to ensure you are fully supported with your physical and Mental Well-being.

We are actively recruiting for a diverse team and continue to add to our culture of growth and inclusion. Rebellion encourages innovation in all areas, and we look forward to hearing how you can help us to be better. We encourage all demographics of culture, gender, ethnicity, neurodiversity and beyond, because a representative team makes better products.

If you are interested in working at Rebellion, but this role doesn’t sound quite like you, we’re recruiting for a range of positions across the studio and we’re always happy to receive speculative applications via our website. Visit our Careers website to view all our live vacancies: Rebellion: Careers

Tagged as: Artwork, Debugging, Design, Integration, Loans, Maya, Mental Health, Perforce

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