Mid/Sr VFX Artist

Impulse Gear

VR Game company leading VR Game development

Impulse Gear is a leading VR Game Studio in San Francisco CA.  We released our first VR Game called Farpoint in May of 2017 which has been well received by Core Gamers worldwide.  Founded in 2013, our studio is comprised of exceptional game development talent from both the AAA and Mobile Game industry.  Our core team has over 40 years of game development experience working on some of the largest and most successful titles in our industry’s history.   We are looking for game developers who want to solve unique and interesting challenges, and want to have the ability to make a significant impact on future titles we are developing.  We value fast iteration and people who take initiative and love to learn!

Here is a link to our story trailer for Farpoint – http://tinyurl.com/ya93yvqv


3-5+ years of professional game development experience
Proficient with Maya, After Effects, Photoshop
Proficient with Unreal Engine, including Unreal Cascade , and the material editor
Experience with dynamics simulation for destruction
Willingness and ability to give and receive artistic criticism
Ability to work under tight time constraints and deadlines
Desire to work on Virtual Reality games
Must have a positive and supportive attitude and enjoy working with others

Nice to have

Experience with Fluid Simulation and Fume FX
Experience creating in-game cinematics
Experience with First Person Shooter FX

A VFX Artist should expect to

Work with currently implemented effects shaders and tools to create effects
Create and place in-level effects using static meshes and particle systems
Create enemy and weapons effects systems while collaborating with designers and artists
Work with audio outsourcers to help define sounds necessary for visual effects
Develop techniques to overcome art related challenges unique to virtual reality
Work independently to complete projects with limited supervision
Be tightly integrated into the team and proactively gather requirements across disciplinary boundaries
Always be learning and staying current with new techniques in the art of making games
Impulse Gear is a leading VR game development studio, solving unique problems and bringing new creative ideas to our industry.  We offer competitive compensation packages, with stock options, along with top end health coverage and other benefits.  We are located in the heart of San Francisco, close to BART and many restaurants.  We have a fun collaborative team, and are committed to ensuring our employees success.

Impulse Gear is committed to an inclusive and diverse employee base, and is an equal opportunity employer.

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