VFX Artist

Vacancy available in Saint-Petersburg, Russia

With multiple awards to our name, Larian Studios has proven that we’re dedicated to delivering high-quality role-playing games. We strive to engage our players on every level with animations that are innovative and fun to watch!
We’re now looking for seasoned veterans to help us develop gameplay animations – and more – that well elevate Larian games to new and greater heights.



  • Creation of textures, materials and shaders.

  • Creation of VFX for environment, gameplay, cutscenes.

  • Design and storyboard VFX.

  • Implement the VFX in the game while retaining the performance of the game.

  • Develop the tools together with the Code Department.

  • Work closely with artists, leads, art director and other departments.



  • You have at least 3 years of experience as VFX Artist in the video game industry.

  • Ability to draw, paint, model & animate.

  • Expertise in creating shaders (node-based material editor).

  • Expertise in Photoshop

  • You are able to independently come up with creative solutions.

  • Great attention for details.

  • Good communication skills.

  • You are able to work in a team and receive creative guidance of the Art Director.

  • You must be willing to iterate over your work to keep improving the game.



  • Can do concept drawing and has 2D drawing skills

  • Experience with the Xbox One and PS4.

  • Experience with Houdini, Maya, Substance Designer, Adobe After Effects.


We offer​:

  • Work within an international Larian Studios team, spread between Belgium, Canada, Ireland and Russia.

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.

  • Full-time contracts.

  • Other perks and benefits.


How to Apply:

Apply by email to jobs_spb@larian.com with “VFX Artist” in the subject line.

Include a CV and a motivational letter in English about yourself, your work and your gaming experience, and why you want to work at Larian along with an up-to-date reel/portfolio/website demonstrating your current skill level.

As communicating in English is a requirement in our company, the interview will be conducted in English.