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VISUAL EFFECTS ARTIST

Traega Entertainment is looking for an experienced Visual Effects Artist to join our growing art team. As a VFX Artist you'll work closely with all departments to create special effects that complement the experience of our games.

 

This is a full-time position in the Nashville, Tennessee area working on a new PC/Console franchise. 

We understand that the lingering effects of the COVID-19 outbreak may delay the ability to relocate for some candidates. The safety of our employees and their families come first. We continue to monitor the situation, the expectation is that you will come and work with us in our new and spacious studio in the Nashville area.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create, design and implement real-time particle effects using both static and animating 2D/3D elements.

  • Implementation of all work using Unreal and related tools.

  • Create particle and decal textures.

  • Create simulations for gameplay elements.

  • Create materials to support FX needs.

  • Create efficient geometry and assign UV’s utilizing Maya or similar 3D authoring packages.

  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure that FX are implemented appropriately in the game engine.

  • Mentor other artists in production techniques and mentalities.

  • Facilitate art content development and feedback to outsource partners on assets.

  • Coordinate and work directly with internal and external groups to ensure that deadlines are met.

  • Integrate outsourced assets directly into project pipelines, making any required fixes to the assets.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience building VFX with Unreal Engine 5 including Niagara, Materials and Blueprints.

  • Strong understanding of FX optimization and measuring performance for consoles and PC.

  • Keen eye for detail and ability to break down existing effects in games and films.

PLUSES

  • Experience with Houdini, Embergen or other comparable VFX authoring packages.

  • Experience with scripting.

  • Experience working with shading languages (HLSL or GLSL).

  • Experience with multiple 2D applications including, Adobe After Effects, Photoshop and similar applications.

BENEFITS​

 

HOW TO APPLY

  • Email: jobs@traega.com

  • Include:

    • Application: "Visual Effects Artist" in the subject line.

    • Cover Letter

    • Resume

    • Link to portfolio