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Senior Tech Artist - Mobile Gaming

San Francisco, California
Permanent | Job ID #70827 | $120,000 - $130,000 yearly | Posted 2 weeks ago

Onward Play is looking to hire a Senior Technical Artist to join one of the biggest mobile studios in gaming! We are seeking a highly motivated tech artist who loves problem solving with our Directors and Engineers.


  • Work closely with the Art, Design and Engineering teams to construct and implement game assets in Unity both in 3D and 2D/UI
  • Ability to quickly prototype small game features in Unity with minimal support
  • Enforce optimal performance and efficiency of every aspect of the game’s assets
  • Maintain clean, optimized project, periodically auditing assets, hierarchies and workflows
  • Profile builds and provide and implement solutions to address performance related issues
  • Proven experience in game development, with several shipped titles as a Technical Artist
  • Effective communication with team members of varying subject areas including written documentation of pipeline processes
  • 7+ years of experience with Unity with a deep understanding of scenes, prefabs and animation controller setup.
  • Expert at problem solving and troubleshooting, particularly within Unity
  • Familiarity with C# and Unity Editor tools
  • Familiarity with Python and/or MEL tool creation
  • Familiarity with profiling tools in Unity and optimization techniques for older gen phones (galaxy s6)
  • Familiarity with version control software such as Perforce and Git
  • Experience in developing scripts, Photoshop actions, and other automation tools vital for art implementation and optimization
  • Knowledge of creating, editing and optimizing VFX particle systems in Unity (built-in Render Pipeline)
  • Understanding of optimizing 3D and 2D assets for memory, performance and general bug fixing considerations
  • Core Adobe Creative Suite knowledge
  • Knowledge of 3D software workflows such as: modeling, rigging, animation and UV texturing with Maya
  • Experience writing and modifying shaders in Unity (built-in Render Pipeline)

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: $120,000 - $130,000 yearly


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