Deep Silver FISHLABS is a Hamburg-based developer and publisher of high-quality video games for mobile and stationary platforms. Since December 2013, the studio is part of the Koch Media Group, a world-leading producer and marketer of digital entertainment products such as software, games and movies. The 90-strong, multinational team of Deep Silver FISHLABS has been making critically acclaimed and commercially successful video games for more than 13 years. The studio’s award-winning portfolio of casual, mid- and hardcore games is composed of own IPs such as Galaxy on Fire 3 - Manticore and Dead Island Survivors as well as publishing titles such as Warp Shift and Jumping Joe. Deep Silver FISHLABS’ space action shooter Galaxy on Fire - Manticore RISING for Apple TV received a German Developer Award 2015 in the category "Best Technical Achievement”. Two years later, Galaxy on Fire 3 - Manticore was granted an Editors’ Choice accolade by the iTunes editorial team.

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VFX Artist (m/f)

Your Crew

You will work together with an experienced team of developers and a small multi-national expert art team where you will assume ownership and enjoy creative freedom.

Mission Briefing

You will create stunning 3D visual effects for our upcoming "next gen" console game projects and optimize effects and particle systems for consoles.

Furthermore, you will solve technical problems and challenges in the game as well as in our tool pipeline and improve the overall efficiency of our effects pipeline.


  • Work experience and finished projects in the video game industry as an VFX artist/technical artist or similar qualification
  • The ability to adopt to different art styles from realistic to stylized
  • Very good understanding of design and art principles and an excellent feel for timing
  • Excellent knowledge of the underlying principles and fundamentals of game engines
  • Eagerness to face the on-going challenge of creating beautiful visuals and to find technical solutions
  • Proficient in English (both written and spoken)
  • Self-contained way of working and high level of self-motivation


  • Knowledge in the field of Animation
  • Experience in lighting, light setup and lighting optimization
  • Basic understanding of the fundamentals of shader programming
  • Experience in working with 3ds Max and/or similar 3D tools
  • Knowledge of scripting languages such as MAXscript or MEL

Please add to your application a variety of work samples that demonstrate your skills in the field of VFX creation (online portfolio link with video footage preferred).

Mission Support

  • Here’s to you! Fresh fruit, free beverages and special conditions for gym membership
  • Do it! Personal responsibility, freedom and short decision-making routes
  • The Unit! Open office, friendly atmosphere and with professionals always willing to lend a hand
  • There you are! Centrally located, bright and modern offices where creativity flourishes
  • Have Fun!Of course play some games along the way
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