Job ID


Job Description

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Produce high quality and optimized real time visual effects in UE4
  • Create game ready assets in a variety of styles while addressing feedback in a timely manner
  • Collaborate with designers and engineers to prototype and implement gameplay VFX solutions
  • Optimize and maintain the VFX pipeline

The Ideal Candidate Will Have a Mix of the Qualifications Below:

  • 3+ years of games industry experience
  • In-depth knowledge of Niagara, Cascade, shaders, sprites, particles, etc in UE4
  • Working knowledge of hardware limitations for current and next-gen devices
  • Self-driven with the ability to work independently for extended periods


  • An avid gamer with a passion for creating great games
  • Experience with working alongside outsource teams
  • Adept at working in a fast pace, iterative environment
  • Experience working with Virtual Reality platforms including Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Sony PlayStation VR



Oakland, CA

Job Type

Full Time

Support Option

Work Remotely

Software Knowledge

unreal engine

Skills Requirement

Virtual Reality

Closing Date


How to Apply

This is a contract position with the ability to work remotely. Compensation DOE. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Steel Wool. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Here at Steel Wool Studios, we look for self-motivated individuals with an impeccable collaborative spirit. Because we value creating a productive and welcoming workspace, we strive to look for a valuable member who is not only talented in their craft but also have what it takes to be a team player! If all of those job requirements seem to be describing you, and you like the sound of working at Steel Wool, then you should apply! Send your resume, website and/or work to hiring@steelwoolgames.com. We thank you for your submission; only short-listed candidates will be contacted.