Visual Effects Artist - Traega Entertainment

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 and console franchise. We understand that the COVID-19 outbreak has implications that may delay the ability to relocate for some candidates. The safety of our employees and their families come first, so we will remain flexible about working from home. We will continue to monitor the situation, but the expectation is that you will come and work with us in our new and spacious studio in the Nashville area when it’s safe to do so.

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

Qualifications

  • 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

Pluses

  • 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

Apply online: https://www.traega.com/visual-effects-artist