Senior Technical Artist (Look Dev) – Montreal, Canada – AAA Games

Location: Montreal, Canada Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #26237 Posted: 2 months ago

OPMs client are an award-winning AAA developer with tons of ambition currently developing a AAA, open-world game based on a new IP.

The successful candidate will work in collaboration with the Art Director & Technical Art Director to define, benchmark and iterate on Look Development aspects of art content production. They offer guidelines and support for a team of artists, identifying technological improvements that maximize quality, performance and efficiency.


  • Experience with look development aspects of real time CG content.
  • An established career in AAA game development
  • Multiple titles shipped in the current generation of consoles
  • Knowledge of developing a variety of Substance Designer graphs and samples demonstrating best work
  • Solid understanding of PBR, shading models and lighting/shadowing techniques
  • Strong eye towards light, shade, colour, and detail in real world surfaces and creation of those with shaders
  • Excellent understanding of art content production, integration and validation
  • Team player, highly collaborative and results oriented
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Autonomous and proactive to develop highly efficient solutions
  • Curious about learning and implementing new technologies based on industry trends


  • Experience with stylized game art
  • Experience with terrain shading & virtual texturing concepts


  • Help artists benchmark assets, textures, shaders for final quality vertical slice
  • Develop and maintain Substance Designer graphs & pipeline
  • Develop and iterate on Master Materials to balance quality and GPU performance during production. R&D any material functions needed
  • Establish rules and guidelines for art content production
  • Collaborate with programming team to guide feature development
  • Support a team of artists to build content efficiently and consistently
  • Define performance budgets for specific components of the game
  • Profile and optimize performance on console/PC
  • Write and maintain technical documentation

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call us directly today on +44 (0) 1206 214415


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Darren Matthews

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