FX Artist

Job Summary/Objective

Alter-Learning Inc is seeking a highly skilled and creative FX Artist to join our remote team. As an FX Artist, you will be responsible for creating visually captivating and immersive special effects for our educational gaming projects.


  • Develop visually stunning and high-quality special effects to create a particular impression or illusion for our educational games.
  • Utilize industry-standard 3D packages such as Maya, Blender, or Houdini, to create and implement special effects into the game engine.
  • Collaborate closely with the Art Department and other departments to understand the project’s creative vision and ensure the FX aligns with the desired aesthetic and mood.
  • Collaborate with the Art Department and other departments to address any technical issues related to FX creation and ensure functionality and performance.
  • Provide support and documentation for the Art Department and other departments regarding FX implementation and technical processes.
  • Meet project deadlines and milestones, managing time effectively to prioritize and complete tasks promptly.
  • Stay updated with industry trends and new technologies related to special effects and contribute innovative ideas to enhance the visual impact of our games.


  • A strong portfolio showcasing your expertise with particle systems, fluid dynamics, rigid body dynamics, and procedural systems for games or other related projects.
  • Proven track record creating effects such as smoke, fire, clouds, water, steam, explosions, magic, etc.
  • Proficiency in industry-standard 3D packages such as Maya, Blender, Houdini, Unity or Unreal Engine.
  • Familiarity with game engines such as Unity or Unreal Engine.
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative, as well as collaborate effectively in a team environment.
  • Excellent communication skills with a professional working level of English, both written and verbal.
  • Strong understanding of art principles, technical art pipelines, and game development best practices.
  • Ability to meet project deadlines under tight schedules and manage time effectively.

Application Instructions

To apply for the position of Environment Artist at Alter-Learning Inc, please submit the following:

  • Updated resume highlighting relevant experience and education.
  • A cover letter expressing your interest in the position and explaining how your skills align with the requirements.
  • A link to your portfolio showcasing your best environment work for games or related projects.
  • Any additional supporting materials or references you deem relevant.

Please email your application to contact@alter-learning.com. We will review all applications and contact candidates who meet our requirements for further evaluation.

Note: This is a remote position, and candidates from any location are welcome to apply.

About Alter-Learning

Alter-Learning Inc is a leading provider of educational gaming experiences that empower learners of all ages. Our mission is to revolutionize education by leveraging the power of technology and immersive gameplay to make learning engaging, interactive, and impactful.

At Alter-Learning, we believe that education should be a dynamic and exciting journey, where students can explore, experiment, and discover knowledge in an immersive and interactive environment. We are passionate about creating educational games that combine captivating storytelling, cutting-edge technology, and pedagogical expertise to inspire a love for learning and foster critical thinking skills.

With a diverse and talented team of professionals from various disciplines, including game development, education, and instructional design, we collaborate to create educational gaming experiences that are both entertaining and educational. We are committed to pushing the boundaries of what is possible in educational gaming, constantly exploring new ideas, technologies, and methodologies to enhance the learning experience.

As a remote team, we embrace a flexible work environment that allows our team members to work from anywhere in the world. We value diversity, creativity, and collaboration, and we foster an inclusive and supportive culture where everyone’s ideas and contributions are valued.

Join us at Alter-Learning Inc and be part of a team that is dedicated to transforming education through the power of gaming. Together, we can shape the future of learning and empower learners worldwide.

Note: Alter-Learning Inc is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage applicants from all backgrounds and experiences to apply.

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