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Senior Technical Artist

Remote | Roswell, Georgia
Permanent | Job ID #71482 | $90,000 - $100,000 yearly | Posted 2 weeks ago

Onward Play's Indie gaming developer and publisher is known for their first-person shooters and boasts a great culture, fantastic benefits and a dynamic and passionate team in which to thrive. They're seeing a Senior Technical Artist who is eager to contribute to their success. As a leading independent developer, they offer a unique environment where you can work on your own schedule, shaping games with a distinct vision. They foster a collaborative work culture that encourages risk-taking and pushes the boundaries of our medium. If you're ready to embark on this exciting journey, we invite you to apply!

  • Collaborate with environment, weapon, and character teams to address visual and art pipeline challenges by providing innovative solutions.
  • Research and optimize new tools for game features in collaboration with engineering and design teams.
  • Ensure consistent technology, standards, and content creation by working closely with other Technical Artists.
  • Prototype and implement new techniques to enhance content production efficiency.
  • Create comprehensive documentation for techniques and processes.
  • Conduct studies to expand your skill set and stay up-to-date with the latest texturing techniques, content workflows, tools, and pipelines in the industry.
  • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience.
  • Proficiency in tools development for environment content.
  • Impressive portfolio showcasing a range of technical tools and solutions, as well as artistic works.
  • Expertise in at least one 3D software package (Blender, Max, Maya, etc.).
  • Strong general knowledge of Unreal Engine 4/5.
  • Extensive experience with Unreal Blueprints.
  • Ability to identify complex problems and propose solutions while adhering to real-time technical constraints.
  • Functional experience with Unreal C++.
  • Solid understanding of PBR rendering and the interaction between materials and lighting.
  • Familiarity with texel density, memory limitations, instruction costs, etc.
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills to meet deadlines.
  • Proactive, punctual, diligent, articulate, and organized.
Preference to Applicants with:
  • Prior experience contributing to the development of at least one AAA title as a technical artist.
  • Experience optimizing for consoles.
  • Knowledge of scripting languages such as Python, MEL, MaxScript, etc.
  • Familiarity with Unreal Engine's material editor.
  • Proficiency in Blender.
  • Understanding of Substance Designer.


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.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search 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.

Pay: $90,000 - $100,000 yearly


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