We are currently looking for a VFX artist to join our team. Please read through the requirements below.
VFX Artist

Nodding Heads Games is looking for uber motivated, an extraordinarily talented and driven VFX Artist who’s excited about creating cutting edge visuals using UE4. You’ll be joining a small team of no more than 12 passionate individuals and their six Indie dogs.


We feel that this is a huge opportunity for a driven VFX artist to help manage, research and evolve the studios VFX pipeline and expertise to create amazing stylised visual effects through narrative and game play.


The focus and majority of your time will be spent creating, implementing and optimizing particle visual effects, and shaders. You will feel comfortable in a team environment and are able to deliver compelling special effects for an original IP. You will work with the Art Directors and Creative Director to create visually stunning effects utilizing Unreal 4.



  • Someone with a ton of passion, the desire to push their boundaries, to work beyond their comfort zone and to achieve the unachievable…

  • We’re looking for someone who’s adept at creating high-quality particle effects and textures with minimal direction in UE4 Cascade.

  • Irrespective of experience, it’s the portfolio we’re interested in, this is where you get to flex those VFX muscles, showcasing high-quality effects reel and high-resolution effect textures

  • Do you have the ability to view visual reference of an effect, deconstruct it and subsequently re-create it in a real-time game engine (Unreal 4)

  • Strong knowledge of environmental effects, fantastical, mythical, fluid, gases, lighting and dynamics… essentially all the eye candy.

  • Someone who has a proficiency in technical problem solving, and who enjoys it!

  • A VFX Artist with a strong aptitude and knowledge base for appropriate software and real-time engine use such as UE4.

  • Show prowess and an intimate working knowledge of VFX development (particle systems, shaders etc.) within software and hardware constraints.

  • A keen aptitude towards software and Real-time VFX, plus excellent working knowledge of Maya, 3D Studio Max, Photoshop & Adobe After Effects and the Adobe Creative Suite tool set.

  • Someone with a fundamental understanding of animation, timing and weighting with reference to animated VFX or pre-canned sequences.

  • A team player with strong communication skills. Who also can effectively critique their own and others work, respectfully.


Salary: DOE Location: Pune, India or Remote


This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the leading video game developers for PC and Consoles in India, working with current cutting edge technology to create a world class game. Last but by no means least, to join a highly talented and collaborative team and their six Indie dogs.


If you think this could be the role for you, we’d love you to get in touch!  Drop us your CV in a WORD or PDF format to contact@noddingheadsgames.com It’s mandatory that you have an online demo reel/portfolio. Again, please provide a link to this.

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