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The Technical Artist will act as a bridge between Artists and Engineers. The person in this role will be a pro-active problem solver who can demonstrate a strong sense of creativity and respect for aesthetics. This person will have successful track record of improving performance through analysis and optimization while maintaining the visual fidelity of a gorgeous and immersive world. Technical Artists must demonstrate their ability to work with both art and science.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • The Technical Artist will work with the Technical art team as part of the studio’s core technology group and is assist in evaluating and initiating processes or features needed to improve or streamline production across multiple teams
  • Must have a thorough understanding of general game production, and every aspect of the art, animation, and design creation process
  • Use scripting languages and custom plug-ins to create art centric toolsets focusing on increasing productivity, aiding workflow, and reducing human error
  • Communicate and troubleshoot technical art issues with an emphasis on studio wide global solutions
  • Assist in educating art staff from a technical, workflow, and efficiency standpoint
  • Research and develop software that may assist in improving efficiency and raising the visual quality of the art department
The Technical Artist will work with the Technical art team as part of the studio’s core technology group and is assist in evaluating and initiating processes or features needed to improve or streamline production across multiple teams Must have a thorough understanding of general game production, and every aspect of the art, animation, and design creation process Use scripting languages and custom plug-ins to create art centric toolsets focusing on increasing productivity, aiding workflow, and reducing human error Communicate and troubleshoot technical art issues with an emphasis on studio wide global solutions Assist in educating art staff from a technical, workflow, and efficiency standpoint Research and develop software that may assist in improving efficiency and raising the visual quality of the art department


Position Requirements


Position Requirements

  • 3+ years of experience in games industry
  • Arts related degree
  • Exceptional problem solving, analytical, organizational skills
  • Self-motivated, prioritizes tasks, tracks and delivers technical solutions while managing multiple requests from different departments
  • Strong understanding of MEL scripting and an expert level Maya user
  • Thorough understanding of all standard art tools and plug-ins in that include Maya, Photoshop, 3DMax, and Perforce
  • Full understanding of all aspects of game art and animation production and have worked through at least one production cycle in an artistic capacity
  • Must show a portfolio that demonstrate both artistic and technical knowledge
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to present ideas, concepts and approaches to both peers and studio management
  • Next generation experience and the capability to foresee future tools needs based on this knowledge
  • Prior leadership experience a plus
3+ years of experience in games industry Arts related degree Exceptional problem solving, analytical, organizational skills Self-motivated, prioritizes tasks, tracks and delivers technical solutions while managing multiple requests from different departments Strong understanding of MEL scripting and an expert level Maya user Thorough understanding of all standard art tools and plug-ins in that include Maya, Photoshop, 3DMax, and Perforce Full understanding of all aspects of game art and animation production and have worked through at least one production cycle in an artistic capacity Must show a portfolio that demonstrate both artistic and technical knowledge Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to present ideas, concepts and approaches to both peers and studio management Next generation experience and the capability to foresee future tools needs based on this knowledge Prior leadership experience a plus







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