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Hidden Path Entertainment

Bellevue, Washington - United States
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Lead Technical Artist


Summary of Position

You will be responsible for designing and overseeing the studio’s art pipeline, identifying proprietary content creation tool requirements, asset standards, best practices, and performance profiling. You will be responsible for designing and implementing smooth workflow and toolchain that allows rapid iteration of assets across the character, environment, and cinematics teams.  

In addition, you will establish and document content best practices and studio conventions, participate in identifying external technology needs, and assist in the personnel hiring process. This role reports to the Studio Art Director. 

Hidden Path is an inclusive, collaborative environment. You will be working with animators, designers, engineers, and other disciplines from all walks of life who have a variety of different perspectives. Being able to navigate and thrive in this kind of environment will be key to your success.  

You should:

·       Have experience leading teams across multiple art disciplines including character, environment, effects, and animation artists

·       Have experience designing content pipelines for AAA games on multiple platforms, including PC

·       Have experience using Unreal Engine on a shipped project

·       Possess technical art skills in character rigging, character customization, and cinematics pipelines

·       Be self-motivated and self-directed

·       Have excellent verbal and written communication skills

·       Positive attitude and a desire to bring new ideas to the team

·       Have strongly cultivated soft skills

·       Passion for great games, with an awareness of current titles and industry trends

 Nice to have:

·       Ability to quickly learn new tools and pipelines

·       Experience in specialized areas such as clothing, hair, and simulation

·       Passion for RPGs and/or action games



·       Robust health insurance options

·       401(k) with company contribution

·       Employee profit sharing

·       Life insurance

·       Vacation time plus paid holidays

·       Unlimited sick leave

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