Lead Technical Artist

Our Client is looking for a Lead Technical Artist to help mentor the Art team in best practices for content development and to set the entire technical art direction for a major AAA IP.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work hand in hand with the Art Director, Technical Director and Art Leads to set the technical guidelines for content development
  • Develop powerful and efficient workflows for the Art team working together with the Engineering Leads
  • Research and implement new techniques and procedures to improve game asset quality
  • Help improve and refine shader, texture, lighting quality
  • Explore and help develop new technologies for integration into the asset pipeline
  • Identify and resolve pipeline issues
  • Analyze and improve art asset inefficiencies to optimize console and PC performance
  • Act as a liaison between the Engineering and Art departments


QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least 8+ years of game development experience
  • At least two AAA titles developed and shipped from start to finish
  • Experience in all aspects of creating game content for PS4, Xbox One, and PC
  • Extensive experience working with UE4
  • Expert Maya knowledge
  • Expert knowledge of Photoshop, Zbrush/Mudbox and Substance Designer
  • Max Scripting and HLSL or shader programming experience is a plus
  • Strong knowledge of current 3D graphics techniques
  • Strong knowledge of particle systems, environmental effects, cloth simulations, lighting, and dynamics
  • High proficiency in technical problem solving
  • Scripting and plug-in writing skills with Maya plus Python or C++ 


PREFERENCE TO APPLICANTS WITH

  • Houdini experience


WHAT THEY OFFER

  • A competitive salary and performance-based bonuses
  • Personal development opportunities in a diverse, multicultural environment
  • Work in a creative team with people full of passion for what they do
  • 100% company paid Medical, Dental, and Vision plans
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • 4 weeks of paid vacation
  • Business trips and integration events
  • Comprehensive assistance in relocation



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