Tech Artist

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Posted
February 10, 2021
Contract
Anywhere
Remote

**This position has been closed.**

We are looking for an experienced contract Tech Artist with a strong sensibility for art and the ability to create stylized visual effects. A three-month contract guaranteed with the opportunity to extend depending on the project.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Design dynamic VFX systems that add atmosphere and depth to environments and gameplay.
  • You will be the link between the artistic and technical teams and therefore it is vital that you are able to develop the needed systems and applications.
  • Your responsibility as Tech Artist is to be creating and iterating on game assets including sprites, geometry, custom shaders, particle fx.
  • Find solutions to improve and match the style of the game by building systems like water, clouds, fire, and lighting VFX.
  • You will work closely with the artists, animators, designers, and engineers on the team, to develop effects, implement, and build supporting tools from the ground up in Unity.

The ideal candidate:

  • Has shipped three or more console or PC games as an engineer or equivalent.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively offsite on shared projects.
  • Experience with Photoshop, Maya, Unity.
  • HLSL and ShaderGraph as a plus

Bonus:

  • Experience programming for modern consoles.
  • Working understanding of game design.
  • Strong desire to build narrative games.

How to Apply:

If interested, please apply via jobs@nightschoolstudio.com

Our Games:

In OXENFREE, you play as as Alex, a bright, rebellious girl who brings her new stepbrother Jonas to an overnight party on an old military island. The night takes a terrifying turn when you unwittingly open a ghostly gate spawned from the island’s cryptic past. You'll explore a mysterious island filled with a huge variety of story paths that let you shape Alex's life, the fabric of time and space, and the fate of the forgotten ghostly creatures terrorizing you and your friends.

In Afterparty, you are Milo and Lola, recently deceased best buds who suddenly find themselves staring down an eternity in Hell. But there’s a loophole: outdrink Satan and he’ll grant you re-entry to Earth.

Control Milo and Lola with an intelligent conversation system that changes the story and your relationships based on every decision. Uncover their personality quirks and foggy history during the wild events of the night.

Every step is up to you as you stumble through the underworld. Go on a hellish bender, uncover the mystery of your damnation, and drink Satan under the table.

Next Stop Nowhere is a road trip adventure story set in a colorful, cutthroat vision of outer space. Play as Beckett, a simple courier living a simple life until a chance encounter with former bounty hunter Serra throws him into an adventure he never expected. And might not survive.

The unlikely allies fly across a dusty, deadly galaxy in a race to save Serra’s son Eddy--dodging gangsters, bounty hunters, and the dangers of deep space along the way. Beckett is in over his head. How he survives--the choices he makes, the relationships he forges, the person he becomes--is up to you.


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