Senior Technical Artist – New York City, USA – AAA Games

Location: New York, United States Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #24664 Posted: 2 months ago

This vacancy may offer a work-from-home start until it’s safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.

Project: AAA Games


OPM’s client is one of the worlds leading and most experienced Unreal Engine studios. They are currently seeking a talented Senior Technical Artist to join one of their latest projects, a brand new action adventure title.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Creating powerful and efficient workflows for the Art team
  • Researching and employing new techniques and procedures to improve game asset quality
  • Assist in improving and refining shader, texture, lighting quality
  • Researching and helping to develop new technologies for integration into the asset pipeline
  • Recognizing and resolving pipeline issues
  • Analysing and improving art asset inefficiencies to optimize console and PC performance
  • Acting as a liaison between the Engineering and Art departments

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Extensive game development experience
  • Minimum of one AAA title developed and shipped from start to finish
  • Familiarity in all aspects of creating game content
  • Strong Maya knowledge
  • Knowledge and understanding of Photoshop, Zbrush/Mudbox, Substance Designer
  • Solid knowledge of current 3D graphics techniques
  • Solid knowledge of particle systems, environmental effects, cloth simulations, lighting, and dynamics
  • Excellent technical problem-solving ability
  • Scripting and plug-in writing skills with Maya plus Python or C++
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

DESIRED SKILLS (Not must haves)

  • Unreal Engine experience, especially with Blueprints, Material Editor, and Matinee
  • Experience with Houdini
  • Max Scripting and HLSL or shader programming experience

BENEFITS:

  • Private health care plan, dental included
  • 4 weeks’ vacation per year
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance, Pet Insurance

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 412!

Tagged as: AAA, Technical Art

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Tags: AAA , Technical Art Categories: Art , Creative

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