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Technical Artist

Artist - Art / Animation - Los Angeles, United States of America

Job Title Technical Artist
Job Description

DREAMATIK ENTERTAINMENT is a Los Angeles based game startup focused on developing games for the female audience. We are currently looking for a highly experienced, professional Technical Artist to join us. As an integral part of the team, you will be working closely with the Art Director and the Technical Director, forming connections between Art and Engineering, while elevating our games to the highest level of visual fidelity and quality. Be prepared to drive graphics performance on both iOS and Android devices, as well as working extensively in Unity 3D.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the art team on improving existing rendering quality
  • Research new methods of pushing the visual quality of our games
  • Help identify bottlenecks in our art pipeline and work to improve them
  • Implement scalable rendering solutions for varied hardware devices
  • Assist artists with Maya issues, find solutions, create MEL scripts
  • Create efficient yet fully featured and scalable shaders for mobile platforms
  • Build custom Unity tools and shaders and identify the best off the shelf tools for our needs
  • Work closely with the internal and outsource art teams on asset integration into Unity
  • Create and maintain a well-defined technical art pipeline throughout projects lifecycle
  • Review outsourced art assets from a technical perspective

Requirements

  • Must be an avid gamer
  • 3 years of experience
  • Shipped titles on iOS and Android
  • Working knowledge of Unity 5
  • Solid experience with Maya and scripting in MEL
  • Good understanding of writing scripts and tools in C#
  • Extensive experience writing CG shaders and custom lighting models
  • High level experience with 3D modeling and animation
  • Experience with creating or adding functionality to character animation rigs
  • Experience setting up and maintaining successful game art pipelines
  • Ability to handle large-scale asset management
  • Strong desire to solve technical and visual problems for teammates
  • Proven track record of technical and artistic creativity with a passion for games
  • Experienced in working in an Agile / Scrum environment
  • Enjoys working on small, agile teams
  • Motivated and able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Good communications skills (written and verbal)

Benefits

  • Equity stake in an early-stage game startup
  • Flexible hours

US based candidates only. Relocation to LA will be required.

Apply by sending your resume and digital portfolio with the title ‘Technical Artist’ to zsuzsa.jakab[at]dreamatik.com.

Sector Art / Animation
Category Artist
Level Mid-Level
Contract Type Permanent
Hours Full Time
Salary 70,000 - 99,999 USD
Date Posted 1 January 2018
Contact Zsuzsa Jakab
Email zsuzsa.jakab@dreamatik.com
Reference https://www.dreamatik.com/careers/technical-artist/
Recruiter Dreamatik Entertainment
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