VFX Artist – Rovio Entertainment Corporation

Published On: 20 November 2023Categories: Careers

At Rovio, we believe that great games are made by people who are passionate about actually making them! As our 1st (and only!) VFX Artist, you will be responsible for creating high-quality visual effects that enhance the player experience and bring our game world to life. Working under a Lead/Sr artist, you will have the opportunity to try doing something on your own and stretch the boundaries of your current experience. This role is ideal for someone ready for their next step in their career.

At Rovio Toronto we are a small (and mighty!) team of passionate gamers. We have a knack for working with high profile brands and taking them to new heights in highly enjoyable and fresh games. Our current focus is mobile with aspirations to explore other platforms in the mid/long term as we recognize new opportunities in our constantly evolving market. Our human-scale keeps us nimble and means that everyone has a meaningful part to play.

  • Ability to create hand drawn/stylized 2D VFX in Toon Boom, After Effects, Animate, TVPaint
  • Previous professional/studio experience as VFX Artist doing hand drawn VFX flipbooks
  • Good understanding of colour theory, composition, and visual storytelling
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills – in a hybrid-work future with teams working together physically and distributed in equal measure, the need for clarity-building communication is paramount
  • High degree of self-motivation and initiative taking.