Senior Technical Artist

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Art and Animation
Region:
USA
Area:
Texas
City:
Austin
Posted:
12-Oct-17
Company:
Zenimax Media Inc.
Job Ref:
1252

Senior Technical Artist

Division: Arkane Studios Texas | Department: Art | Location: Austin , TX, US

Arkane Studios is currently seeking a Senior Technical Artist to help our Austin team deliver high quality PC and next-generation console games. The Technical Artist coordinates and upgrades production tools, assists in asset integration and optimization, and serves as a technical reference for art production.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that final assets meet performance requirements and constraints for each target platform
  • Create best-practices documentation for art team on creating great-looking optimized game assets (models, textures, shaders, lighting, FX, etc.)
  • R&D complex game art elements
  • Help manage run-time performance
  • Work with art team/engineers to develop/optimize shaders and lighting as needed
  • Assist art team members with production tools and upgrades.
  • Collaborate with art and engineering staff on art pipeline improvements
  • Assist in trouble-shooting and organization with outsourced art partners as needed
  • Remain up-to-date on tool and tech developments to identify ways to improve quality and increase art production speed

Requirements:

  • 3+ years’ experience in video games as an artist or technical artist
  • Good knowledge of Photoshop and Maya
  • Experience with a variety of game engines
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Passionate about video games
  • GPU analysis (Using Pix)
  • Fluent in Python
  • Very strong problem-solving skills

Desired Skills:

  • C++
  • PyQt/PySide
  • PyMel

 

How to Apply

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Contact Details:
Zenimax Media Inc.
Tel: (301)-948-2200
Fax: (301) 926-8010
Contact: Recruitment Team
Email:

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