Senior VFX Artist

Austin, TX
Entertainment – Animation
Rooster Teeth Animation is looking for a Senior VFX Artist to support the growth of our FX department! The ideal candidate has experience collaboratively guiding artists through the development of FX assets based on storyboards and instructions from show director. The animation department at RT has long been a driving force within the company, creating such shows as RWBY, Red vs. Blue, Camp Camp, and RWBY Chibi.

We believe passionately in attracting the best and brightest for our team, creating the most engaging and impressive animated productions online or elsewhere (while also having more than a little fun in the process). A strong candidate will have a proven track record of creative leadership, interpersonal skills, and production experience to help the company fulfill its objectives.


    • Provide guidance to artists in creation of FX based on storyboards and instructions from Director
    • Work with art and show director to develop FX that fit project’s stylistic guidelines
    • Seek out creative, design-led solutions to challenging problems
    • Support the development of tools that optimize FX production processes


    • Expert understanding of Houdini and Maya for creating FX assets
    • Deep understanding of particle systems and fluid simulation
    • Demonstrated expertise in VFX principles including composition, physical motion, weight balance, texture, form, and appeal
    • Passion and ability to work as a positive, collaborative, enthusiastic, ambitious and contributing team member with a real desire to work with the team to find solutions
    • Strong proficiency in technical problem solving
    • Ability to complete tasks within production schedules and deadlines in an organized manner
    • Bonus points: compositing experience & familiarity with Shotgun or other shot management software

Benefits + Perks:

    • 100% Company paid health & dental benefits
    • Use What You Need paid time off
    • 401(k) with a company match
    • Catered meal on Mondays
    • Opportunity for career growth
    • Flexible dress code
    • Kitchen stocked with snacks
    • Pet Friendly
Rooster Teeth is a pioneering studio responsible for some of the biggest online series in history, such as the award-winning and longest-running web series, Red vs. Blue. They also produce the globally acclaimed animated series RWBY, the first western anime series to be distributed in Japan; the award-winning Rooster Teeth Podcast; and Immersion, a reality format that brings video game theory to the real world. Rooster Teeth has a massive global footprint of more than 35 million subscribers to its YouTube Network, 5 million unique monthly visitors to hub and 2 million registered community members. The company was founded in 2003, and is now a subsidiary of Fullscreen Media a global youth media company that develops online creators and produces multi-platform entertainment experiences. Discover more at