Senior VFX Artist - Unreal Engine

  • Full-time

Company Description

To create revolutionary, story-driven RPGs which go straight to the hearts of gamers — this is our mission. As a driven team of talented professionals from all around the globe, we want to earn our place as one of the world’s top video-game developers, push narrative boundaries, and build unforgettable stories that set and redefine the standards for the genre.

Job Description

Do you miss the Witcher Universe? Then we have good news for you: we are working on the new Witcher Saga trilogy! We are looking for an experienced Senior VFX Artist who is ready to  create high-quality real-time visual effects for characters, environments and gameplay of the trilogy. Make it real by working on Unreal Engine and contribute to the memorable story that gamers will believe in.

Daily Responsibilities 

  • Working on the game that delivers unforgettable experiences to players.
  • Creating high-quality real-time visual effects for characters, environments and gameplay on Unreal Engine.
  • Searching for new solutions on how to get the most out of the Unreal technology.
  • Enhancing and helping refine the VFX pipelines.
  • Optimizing visual effects for performance.
  • Maintaining high-quality standards.
  • Working closely with art, design and tech departments while creating and implementing VFX assets.


  • 5+ years of experience in the games industry as a VFX Artist.
  • Experience with creating a wide variety of realistic game-ready visual effects.
  • Deep knowledge of Unreal Engine.
  • Good general knowledge of one of 3D packages and fluid simulation software/plugins (3ds Max/Maya/Blender/Houdini) plus Photoshop.
  • Experience in Niagara visual effects system.
  • Outstanding creativity and attention to detail.
  • Good attitude towards receiving feedback and exchanging knowledge.
  • Ability to define and meet a schedule.    
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills.
  • Fluent English.

Nice to have:
(Please note that these skills are not required to apply for the position) 

  • Some programming skills (including shaders writing).
  • Advanced knowledge of Houdini (beyond fluid simulations).
  • Traditional art skills.

Additional Information

Working mode

For this role you can choose between a remote-first or office-first working mode.

  • Office-First: working primarily from the Warsaw, Wroclaw, or Cracow studio for a minimum of 10 days per month.
  • Remote-First: working from home, or from any location that is within 3 hours of the GMT+2 time zone.

Perks & Professional Growth

  • Flexible working hours — start your workday anytime between 8:00 and 10:00 AM.
  • A welcome pack filled with goodies — to help you feel right at home once you join the team.
  • Trainings, lectures and courses — internal workshops, external training for each employee, ‘Meet a star’ events, knowledge-sharing initiatives, online tutorials, and e-learning classes are all available. There’s always something to learn!
  • Merch — employee store discounts at CD PROJEKT RED Gear, gifts for newborn rebels and regular chances to nab some cool swag!

Health & Well-being

  • Private medical healthcare — a selection of medical plans with dental care to choose from, which are also accessible for your partner and relatives.
  • Support during COVID-19 — regular tests and COVID vaccinations at the studio as well as professional advice and guidance from a specialist doctor.
  • Psychological care — free mental health support and various well-being webinars. 
  • Multisport card — gain access to a wide number of sporting and fitness facilities across the city.

Social Activities & Life in the Office

  • Dog-friendly office — dog owner? Bring your pooch with you and look after them while working! There’s always a furry friend or two to meet at the studio.
  • Social events — we host regular gatherings at the studio where we can all unwind, play games, and just have some fun together.
  • Healthy selections — ​​organic fruit, snacks, muesli, organic honey, vegan milk, and specialty coffee are all at your disposal around the studio. Enjoy!
  • Truly international working environment — a chance to meet and work with a diverse selection of people from all around the world. 

Relocation support

  • Relocation package – flight ticket, company apartment for your first month, relocating your pet, shipping your belongings: it’s all covered. Who said moving countries needs to be complicated?
  • Relocation assistance — processing your legalization operations for you, assistance with finding residence, tax settlements, helping out with translations if needed, and much more —  we have dedicated teams to help make sure that all you need to feel right at home is taken care of.
  • Polish lessons for foreign employees — and for your spouse or partner, too.
  • Paid Leave — from 20 to 26 days of holiday for every team member per year, paid sick leave, and paid maternity & paternity leave.

Head office in Warsaw

  • Sustainable campus with an eco ethos — solar panels provide green energy, 2000 plants and an air-filtering system to help provide clean air, electric car charging points, flower meadows, and more green features in the works.
  • An onsite, well-equipped gym with a climbing wall and a personal trainer available every day and pilates classes.
  • Car and bike parking spaces.
  • A designated space for your bicycle, as well as bicycle repair equipment and showers available whenever you need them. 
  • No dress-code — we like to keep it casual.
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