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Job Type: Freelance

Location: Remote but must be UK-based

Start date: ASAP

Length: Approximately 1-3 weeks, with potential to extend

Salary: Up to £400/day

About us
SquarePlay Games is an up-and-coming indie game developer based in London. We make PC games for Steam and love non-linear, system-based gameplay. Our last game Overcrowd: A Commute released in October 2020 and we’re currently working on a third-person, crafting survival shooter set in zero G.

The role

We are looking for an experienced, UK-based, freelance Unity technical, environment and VFX artist to help arrive at a distinct and captivating look which distinguishes the game aesthetically and is appropriate to its mood and tone.

The role is a remote role, ideally starting ASAP, for approximately 1-3 weeks, with potential to extend. Salary is up to £400/day, depending on experience.

About you

  • Ability to conceptualize and create beautiful and atmospheric game worlds

  • 1+ years experience working in the games industry and/or one or more shipped game

  • Experience working in Unity to:

    • Light environments and implement post-processing

    • Create and refine visual effects and particles

    • Experience writing, optimising or customising shaders

  • Great communication skills and self-motivated approach to work


  • Experience profiling and optimising performance

  • A good understanding of science fiction themes and visuals

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