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Are you looking to change the gaming industry?  We are! 

TLM Partners, Inc. is a world-class digital entertainment company led by industry veterans.  We are an engineering powerhouse, and our Subject Matter Experts work on some of the most ambitious projects in the industry and work alongside partners as 'off-site' professional services for publishers, indie video game developers, SAAS, Cloud, and Visualization companies.  We are setting the bar for best-in-class cross play gaming experiences on every platform using our custom technologies and tools.

We offer a 100% remote working environment as a “Cloud Studio” with awesome benefits to support a harmonious work life balance from anywhere in the world.  Come join our vision to build a world class studio.

Position Summary: Lead VFX Artist

  • Must have AAA UE4 game development experience with at least one 1 shipped title as a Lead VFX Artist.

  • Must be able to provide an up-to-date portfolio of real-time VFX created for games using UE4.

  • Must possess the ability to understand complex visual problems and break them down with a critical eye and coordinate a team’s efforts in producing world-class VFX.

  • Must have exceptional technical skills and strong artistic talent for presentation, color, motion, and lighting.

  • Fulltime, 100% Remote position. We are an Unreal studio.

  • Best-in-class benefits & work flexibility

  • Reports to: Art Director


  • Collaborate with the Art Director to lead our team of talented VFX Artists as they develop, optimize, and maintain VFX libraries used by the game development teams.

  • Lead by example by creating target examples of visually stunning VFX that are highly optimized.

  • Collaborate and communicate with other department leads to create world-class visual effects that are delivered on time to meet production schedules and milestone requirements.

  • Lead efforts in the evaluation, adaptation, and training of workflows for creating and implementing real-time visual effects for games.

  • Lead the on-going efforts for optimizing and improving existing VFX assets and systems

  • Be self-driven and execute at a high-level of professionalism and proficiency.  Support and mentor your team at all times.  We are all Servant Leaders here at TLM.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a relevant major.

  • Minimum of 6+ years as a Senior VFX Artist and 3+ years as a Lead VFX Artist in game development using UE4; must have multiple shipped titles and at least 1 AAA shipped UE4 titles in the last 3 years.

  • Expert knowledge of Cascade, Niagra, and Sequencer.

  • Expertise with DCC tools, Maya and 3DS Max is preferred.

  • Deep knowledge of current best practices in VFX creation for games.

  • Expertise in optimizing and balancing performance of VFX for PC titles and console ports.

  • Solid understanding of all of the following, with mastery of at least 4:

    • Atmospheric and volumetric systems

    • Energy and particle systems

    • Viscous fluid and crystalline systems

    • Celestial bodies and geological systems

    • Chemical and biological systems

    • Natural and synthetic material systems

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience creating procedural, simulation systems.

  • Proficiency with UE4 Blueprints, Python, C++, or C#

  • In-depth understanding of shading models and materials in UE4.

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