Effects Artist

Effects Artist

Job Description

Effects Artists are responsible for creating special effects such as explosions, water effects, and other dynamics by using the particle systems and fluid tools in Maya©. Depending on the circumstances, we use various software such as Renderman©, 3Delight©, and MentalRay© to simulate special effects.


  • Knowledge of how to re-create Physics or Natural Phenomenon by using the required software.
  • Experience in MEL or Python scripting are recommended for better creation in high-complex simulations.
  • Must speak, read and write English or Japanese.
  • Japanese proficiency is not required but the will to learn the language is required.


Project -based contract


Depends on experience and performance

Working Hours

10:00-18:00, Mon-Fri

Office Location

Wakabayashi, Setagaya-Ku, Tokyo

Holidays/ Vacations

National holidays, Japanese New Year’s Holiday, summer vacation (5 days), and a paid vacation.

Welfare Programs

  • Insurance : Welfare Pension, Employment Insurance, Health Insurance
  • Others : Transportation Fees, etc.

Applications/ Submission

  • Please send your Cover letter, Resume, a recent photograph of yourself, and Demo Reel to:
    OLM Digital, Inc. Recruiting
    Mikami Bldg, 2F 1-18-10, Wakabayashi, Setagaya-Ku, Tokyo, Japan 154-0023
  • After we review your application, we will notify applicants selected for an interview.