Senior Tech Artist

Raleigh, North Carolina | Freelance | Job ID #62402 |
Posted Last Month

Our client, a Gaming Company, is seeking a Technical Artist to join them remotely (EST hours) creating mobile games.


  • Collaborate with the Art Director to achieve the desired visual style by developing performant shaders in Shader Graph and recommending approaches to lighting
  • Optimize run-time performance of games
  • Assist the programming team with implementing art-related tools and features
  • Communicate with all disciplines to resolve issues and improve game quality
  • Contribute to the long-term vision for technical art and graphics at the studio


  • 5 + years of profession experience developing shaders and art tools for video games
  • Proficiency with particle effects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with working in Maya
  • High level knowledge of Unity

Preferred Additional Experience:

  • The ability to optimize shaders in code
  • Strong Photoshop skills
  • Experience with Perforce

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.


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About Onward Search

Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.