Lead Technical Artist - Unity/VR

Culver City, California | Permanent | Job ID #58785 |
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Our client, a VR company, is seeking a Lead Technical Artist to join the team.


  • Help inform, design and build the tools, pipelines, shaders and art techniques for VR platform in the most efficient and effective way possible
  • Collaborate closely with design and art leads to make sure our pipeline is adapting correctly to the creative needs of the company
  • Helping inform our creative direction from an art content production viewpoint


  • 5+ years of experience as lead tech artist in Unity
  • Multiple titles shipped, preferably in games or AR/VR/XR space
  • Shader writing abilities
  • Strong scripting abilities in C#, Python or relevant languages
  • Design and develop content creation pipelines and tools for the art team
  • Deep understanding of real-time 3D game engine concepts and techniques
  • Ability to diagnose and optimize real-time 3D graphics
  • Professional experience working in game engines
  • Understanding of basic digital audio concepts
  • Experience with Houdini and/or procedural content creation workflows is a plus
  • Graphics programming knowledge is a plus
  • Experience creating audio-reactive content
  • Familiar with motion capture technology, Mechanim, IK, character rigging

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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