Job Description


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 compliment 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, and we although 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.


  • 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



  • Experience building VFX with Unreal Engine 4 including Cascade/Niagara, Materials and Blueprints

  • Working knowledge of authoring tools for real-time particle systems

  • 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



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

  • Experience with scripting languages

  • Experience with multiple 2D applications, including Adobe AfterEffects, Photoshop, and similar applications




How to Apply

  • Email:

  • Include:

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

    • Resume

    • Portfolio/relevant work examples