FX Artist internship


Sparkypants Studios is searching for a talented, motivated FX Artist intern. If you have a true passion for problem solving and creating exciting visual fx with proprietary fx tools, Adobe Photoshop, Max, Maya, Adobe AfterEffects, and more – we have the place for you.Responsibilities



  • Create textures, meshes, and particle systems for a wide array of fx, ranging from character gear, weapons, environmental to UI
  • Work closely with designers and fellow fx artists to design and create communicative, performant and exciting visual fx

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Proficiency with Adobe Photoshop and some experience with 3DStudio Max
  • Some level of experience with creating particle systems for real-time
  • Strong artistic sensibilities for color, form and timing
  • Efficient organization and communication skills and ability to prioritize and execute ideas within a schedule
  • Excellent technical and artistic problem solving

Position Requirements:

  • A strong passion for making great games.
  • Software: 3DStudio Max, Photoshop, particle system creation tools (i.e. Unity Engine, Unreal Engine, etc.)

Additional Skills (Pluses):

  • Experience creating imagery in Adobe AfterEffects
  • Experience creating fluid simulations in Maya, Phoenix FD, Bifrost
  • Drawing and conceptual art skills
  • MOD Community experience
  • Lighting or cinematography experience
  • Any other game related art or design experience (FX, scripting, etc)

Cover letter, resume, and portfolio link should be emailed to fxintern@sparkypants.com