Technical Artist

Permanent / Full Time
Remote or Canada
Canada
$90000 to $110000 CAD
Art and Animation
1249475
15-07-2022 10:16 AM
This role can be fully remote from anywhere in the world.



Responsibilities
  
  • Collaborate with other core team members to develop the overall vision and determine technical feasibility
  • Identify and analyze risks (engine, data, features, etc.)
  • Assess existing tools and occasionally design custom ones to support art pipelines and workflows to sustain the project vision
  • Set up and maintain frameworks to allow creative freedom while hitting quality and performance requirements set up by the engineering team
  • Meet with the Art Director, Technical Art Lead, and Director of Production on a regular basis to share information and updates, enforce standards, set benchmarks, give feedback, etc.
  • Resolve specific, complex, escalated issues and approve technical specifications
  • Represent the art team in technical discussions and requirements meetings
  • Write documentation, tutorials/training videos and provide training to the Art, Design, and Engineering departments
  
Qualifications
  
  • 4+ years of experience as a Technical Artist, ideally in the video game industry
  • Shipped at least one console or PC title
  • Strong knowledge / hands-on experience with Unreal Engine 4.x and 5.x., UnrealGameSync (UGS) and Visual Scripting (Blueprints)
  • Advanced knowledge of Blender, 3DSMax, Maya, Photoshop, Zbrush, and Substance Designer
  • Strong knowledge of modern 3D graphics techniques
  • Experience writing and modifying shaders
  • Experience with version control software such as Perforce or Git
  • Solid understanding of creative and game development processes
  • High proficiency in technical problem solving
  • Open-minded team player attitude
  • Strong work ethic and self-motivated
  • Passionate about playing and making video games
  
Benefits
  
  • Competitive Salary
  • Competitive health and dental benefits
  • Great company culture, with a team that is very technically proficient, highly motivated & excited to work on projects that will change the industry

Benefits Package

Annual salary reviews
Bonus scheme
Flexible working policy
Pension scheme
Training Courses

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