Torn Banner Studios recently launched Chivalry 2, the sequel to our multi-million copy selling original. We are a small independent video game studio of around 80 developers in Toronto and we love creating innovative new experiences that focus on challenge and fun.

About the Role

As a VFX Artist at a small independent studio, you’ll have a wide range of responsibilities to execute the vision for the games we make. The ideal candidate will have a passion for developing VFX that land on believable impressions while executing on quality and technical goals targeted by art and tech direction.


  • Design, create, implement, and maintain real-time VFX assets including textures, shaders, models, and particle systems
  • Plan, estimate and prioritize time frames for the completion of day-to-day tasks and track progress using the designated tracking tools
  • Implement and incorporate feedback from Director and Leads into work
  • Work with team to achieve the desired level of aesthetic quality and technical accuracy
  • Collaborates with other artists to test efficacy of the special effects, modifying the design/application as necessary
  • Help define best practices, production pipelines and workflows


  • 3+ years working in games as a VFX artist or other relevant experience;
  • Strong technical knowledge and artistic abilities working with realtime VFX in Unreal Engine
  • Knowledge of Physically Based Rendering and Linear workflows
  • Understanding of 3D animation, texturing, modeling, lighting and compositing
  • Ability to perform visual and analytical problem-solving
  • Strong artistic vision, sense of design and composition
  • Critical eye for depictive detail and observation are valued skills

Benefits & Perks

  • 6.5 weeks Paid vacation
  • Game Launch Bonus Structure
  • Relocation assistance
  • Flexible schedule and work location
  • Healthcare & benefits

To see our team, our office and what we do as a company visit

Torn Banner Studios has an accommodation process in place that provides accommodations for employees with disabilities. If you require a specific accommodation because of a disability or a medical need, let us know and we will work with you to provide accommodation.

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