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

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Job Title Senior Technical Artist – New York City, USA – AAA Games
Job Category Art / Animation
Job Description 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:

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


REQUIREMENTS:

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


DESIRED SKILLS (Not must haves)

    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Unreal Engine experience, especially with Blueprints, Material Editor, and Matinee
    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Experience with Houdini
    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Max Scripting and HLSL or shader programming experience


BENEFITS:

    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Private health care plan, dental included
    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>4 weeks’ vacation per year
    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>Relocation Assistance
    <li class=MsoNoSpacing>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!
Salary DOE
Location New York
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 13/01/2021
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