Technical Artist

Decoy Games
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Posted
September 5, 2022
Full Time
United States
Remote

As a Full Time Technical Artist, you will oversee tool creation and maintenance. Working closely with animation, modeling, engineers and designers, you will uncover new ways to improve workflow, support asset creation and implementation, and ensure functionality, consistency, and quality. You will make sure our pipeline is adapting correctly to the creative needs of the product, while also helping inform our creative direction from an art content production view.

 

Responsibilities

  • Set-up assets in the engine (meshes, animation blueprints, dynamics)
  • Provide technical support to art and animation in both Maya and Unity
  • Rig characters and props, working with animators to achieve engaging in-game performance.
  • Work with content support teams to maintain a and sustainable approach for memory/performance
  • Prototype new art assets and build asset generation pipelines
  • Give and take constructive feedback, direct next steps, and communicate clear goals and outcomes to your team
  • Work with outsourcers and external teams

 

Qualifications

  • Expertise in game development using modern game engines such as Unreal or Unity
  • Expertise in content creation tools like Maya
  • Diagnose and improve real-time 3D graphics
  • Be an ambassador between art and engineering
  • Experience working with external teams
  • Must be eligible to work in US

 

Preference to Applicants with

  • Scripting knowledge (Python, C# or C++, etc.)
  • Experience developing in Unity, Unreal, or other real time 3d engines
  • Experience with the technical requirements for a variety of game platforms
  • Experience with character rigging and animation

 

Benefits

  • Health and Dental Benefits
  • Competitive Salary
  • 100% Remote
About 
Decoy Games

Decoy Games is a video game company founded by two brothers, who had no prior professional game development experience. They used their deep passion for video games and extensive imagination to start building Decoy Games. Today, Decoy Games is a multi-award winning game company focused on creating unique game experiences, merchandise and content while also using their platform to encourage innovation across all aspects of the game industry.

At Decoy Games we strive to be a symbol of inclusion, diversity and inspiration to all who aspire to be a part of the game industry. We make it our mission to ensure that this is reflected in our team and the products we create. We have taken great pride in creating several platforms for people around the world in all communities to learn about and engage in the world of gaming.

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