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Bit Fry Game Studios

Portsmouth, New Hampshire - United States
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Senior Technical Artist

Description

Description

Bit Fry Game Studios is creating high-energy, action-packed, character-driven games using the Unreal 4 Engine. Your skills and experience will help bring together the art and programming teams and drive the content pipeline that brings these games to life.

As a senior technical artist, you will work with the technical art team to provide support to artists while expanding the content pipeline and processes

Responsibilities

• Assist both art and programming teams on various tasks
• When needed, assist with integrating and setting up character assets in UE4
• Assure that assets are of the highest technical quality
• Act as a technical contact and solve various technical issues that arise related to asset production
• Maintain, optimize, and expand on existing asset pipeline tools
• Create and maintain technical documentation for tools and processes

Required Qualifications

• 4+ years of experience in a technical art position in the video game industry
• Proficient with Python/Mel
• General programming knowledge (C#, C++, etc)
• UE4 Blueprint scripting experience
• Proficiency with Photoshop, After Effects, Houdini, Substance Painter/Designer, and other content creation tools
• Experienced in tools/pipeline scripting
• Experience creating UE4 materials
• General UE4 experience
• Understanding of PBR materials and theory
• Proficiency with Maya/Max (Or other modeling software)
• Comfortable with general 3D content creation for games, including modeling, UVs, texturing, etc.
• General artistic proficiency
• Experience writing extensive technical and process documentation
• Has used version control software such as Perforce

Desired Qualifications

• Strong creative thinking and problem-solving skills
• Solid knowledge of performance optimization for visuals such as materials and VFX
• Experience with real-time VFX and particle systems
• Experience with UE4’s Python API
• Familiarity with rigging and rigging tools creation in Maya
• Experience writing HLSL/GLSL shaders

Notes

• Position is full-time, on-site in Portsmouth, NH 
• All applicants must be legally qualified to work in the United States 

Bit Fry Game Studios is an equal opportunity employer. We bring unique talents together to build something special which is why we welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status.