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Principal Technical Artist | AAA | 100% remote | $150,000-300,000 USD

Job description

The Company:

A leading innovator in the gaming industry, renowned for its commitment to crafting immersive and visually stunning gaming experiences. With a global presence, the company consistently pushes the boundaries of what is possible in gaming, setting new standards for excellence and creativity.

The Role:

As a Principal Character Technical Artist, you will play a pivotal role in elevating the visual appeal of characters within our games. Working in close collaboration with character artists, graphics engineers, and a talented team of Technical Artists, you will be responsible for the development of efficient tools and rendering effects to bring characters to life.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Focus on refining rendering effects in character pipelines and the creation of efficient tools.
  • Collaborate closely with character artists and graphics engineers to design and implement benchmark character processes and streamlined workflows.
  • Develop shader and lighting effects for character elements like skins, hair, equipment, and weapons.
  • Work with other Technical Artists to design and implement dynamic expressions for character elements such as hair, clothing, pendants, etc., as well as other special effects for character performances.
  • Partner with the 3D team to craft best practice workflow documents and organize training sessions.
  • Stay abreast of new technologies and processes, conducting research and development to integrate cutting-edge techniques into projects.
Job Requirements:
  • Extensive technical art experience with a comprehensive understanding of art, including a track record of shipping AAA titles.
  • Proficiency in coding languages such as HLSL, Python, MaxScript, Blueprint Materials, and familiarity with VFX workflows like Niagara and Houdini.
  • In-depth knowledge of UE engine functionalities, coupled with a profound understanding of PBR rendering and artistic workflows, encompassing 3DMax, Maya, Substance, etc.
  • A passion for games, along with familiarity with Japanese and Korean stylized animation, comics, and games.
If you are a dynamic and visionary technical artist with a passion for pushing the boundaries of gaming visuals, we invite you to apply for this remarkable opportunity to shape the future of gaming. Join us in creating unparalleled gaming experiences that captivate players around the world.