You are extremely versatile in your craft; you can draw, paint, animate and model with equal proficiency. You are used to working closely with art director and the team creating captivating visual effects but if the need arises, you can work in complete autonomy developing effects from concept to implementation.

  • 3-5 years of industry experience.
  • Experience developing particle systems and geometry based visual effects.
  • Ability to conceptualize and create natural, sci-fi and fantastical effects, all for real-time use.
  • Strong knowledge of art and animation principles.
  • Strong Photoshop skills for creating effect textures for use with particle systems / animated geometry.
  • Self-driven, passionate, creative problem solver, and a great team-first attitude.
  • Experience with the creation and of physically-based shaders.
  • Familiarity with the Unreal 4 Engine effects art pipeline.
  • Experience implementing high end VFX that run efficiently on target.
  • Proficiency in secondary areas such as modeling, skinning, animation, or lighting.
  • Passion for making and playing great games, with an awareness of current titles and industry trends.
  • Strong knowledge of modern game environment development principles and techniques.
  • Experience with optimization on a console project is preferred. Experience developing for Xbox One and PS4 highly desirable.
  • Desire to help others and to improve art content pipelines.

To apply for this position please send your resume and samples of work to [email protected] or apply directly on our website:

Hardsuit Labs is a privately owned video game studio located in the beautiful Seattle area. We are a team of passionate, creative, hardcore gamers who strive to be a premier game developer. We have been and are currently involved with a number of high quality titles and technologies.  Our environment is one of:

  • Engagement and empowerment of our employees
  • Fostering of a creative, collaborative, and courteous work environment
  • Development of great ideas and products

All of that cultivates into a love and passion for the work we do, the place we accomplish it, and the people we work with. If this sounds like something you want to be a part of then we want to hear from you!


Hardsuit Labs provides employees with a solid benefits package because we know that in order for you to perform well, spur with creativity and be an idea generating machine that you are, you need to know that what is important to you is being taken care of.

Hardsuit Labs offers following benefits

  • Health / Dental/ Vision coverage
  • 401K
  • 9 sick days
  • 9 holidays
  • Unlimited vacation time
  • Kitchen full of drinks and snacks
  • Waffle Wednesdays
  • Company events and outings

But most importantly we have fun, engaging and rewarding work environment. This is the most important work benefit that we all provide to each other every day!

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