Senior Technical Artist

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This role is a part of the UK government's Kickstart Scheme and is only applicable to 16 to 24-year-olds in the UK who are not in education and are currently claiming Universal Credit. Click here to view more Kickstart placement opportunities.

Posted
October 29, 2021
Full Time
Anywhere
Remote

Dreamlit is looking for a veteran Technical Artist with creative and technical expertise who may be capable of filling a wide variety of roles related to technical art. You will be responsible for collaborating with the Art Director, to help with bridging the gap between artists and engineers, providing support, problem solving and creating innovative solutions.

Responsibilities

  • Optimize game performance and memory usage
  • Solve technical challenges blocking artists and designers
  • Improve and help establish pipelines & best practices
  • Troubleshoot existing tech and support incoming tech
  • Identify blockers and produce quality work within the technical constraints of the project
  • Technical animation; deep knowledge of UE4 locomotion and blueprint Qualifications & Skills

Requirements

  • Shipped an open world game before
  • 5+ years of production experience
  • Deep familiarity, experience and knowledge using Unreal Engine Blueprints (C++ is a plus)
  • Excellent knowledge of Autodesk Maya and various other art tools commonly used in the industry such as : Substance, Zbrush, Quixel...etc
  • Passion for problem solving, particularly as it pertains to debugging technical issues
  • Self-motivated, self-sufficient, well organized, and able to multitask
  • Proactive about expanding knowledge as a technical artist
  • Understands memory and framerate budgets in UE4
  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate with multiple teams
  • Knowledge of art creation pipelines, asset exporting and process automation workflows

Bonus

  • Experience working with the Niagara particle engine
  • Experience creating advanced shaders in UE4
  • Working knowledge of Houdini

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About Us

Dreamlit is a small team based in sunny Pasadena, California with staff working remotely around the globe! We love creating unique experiences for our audience within the gaming medium.

We've partnered with award-winning publisher Kowloon Knights to develop our first title, Towers, an open-world fantasy builder game with unique ecosystem-building mechanics. We can't wait for players to build lush forests populated with wondrous, otherworldly creatures.

We're hiring artists, designers, and engineers. Click here to view and share all of our open roles.

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