Senior Technical Artist – New York, US

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Job Description

Senior Technical Artist

Avalanche Studios – New York, US

How do you like the sound of living in the beautiful Big Apple, working in a state-of-the-art studio in an exciting games industry hub? This AAA studio has worked on some of the most exciting projects of recent years, and now they need YOU! 

As a Senior Technical Artist at Avalanche Studios, you will be working on an immersive and beautifully crafted open world title as part of a close-knit dev team. This will allow you to both push the boundaries of your discipline, and also influence the game directly.

Your time will be spent managing, researching, and evolving the art content creation pipelines, acting as a liaison between the artists and the programmers.

The skills and XP you'll need to succeed:

  • 5+ years experience and shipped titles as a Technical Artist in the games industry, potentially supporting years from pre-rendered industries
  • Strong knowledge of current 3D rendering principles and shaders
  • Strong understanding of HDR content and rendering pipelines
  • Comprehensive knowledge of 3D content creation software, including Maya and Substance
  • Knowledge of Python and the Qt Framework
  • Experience writing HLSL/GLSL shaders
  • Competency with architecting and developing tools and pipelines for artists
  • Experience working with and knowledge of current generation console hardware
  • Ability to communicate effectively with artists, designers, engineers, and other members of the development team

Your day-to-day will involve the following tasks:

  • Experience with pre-rendering pipelines
  • Leadership and/or mentoring skills
  • Knowledge and experience using C++
  • Experience with Houdini and procedural pipelines
  • A solid foundation in traditional art

Avalanche Studios believe in worlds without limits, and they are committed to developing a diverse and inclusive workplace. They strive to be an equal opportunity employer and value diversity within the company. Being part of their world is not contingent on where you’re from, your gender, or sexual orientation. It’s all about your passion, courage, and craftsmanship.  

Interested? Of course you are!

Don't hesitate to get in touch!

Email or call +44 (0)1709 834777

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