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Virtual Heroes

Raleigh, North Carolina - United States
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Technical Artist

Description

Virtual Heroes/ARA is looking for an exceptionally skilled Technical Artist to add to our development team. The ideal candidate has extensive technical experience in the art efforts for games, simulations, or virtual reality. This person has a solid grasp of art pipelines, and the ability to teach others.

Technical Artist Requirements:

  • Candidates selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information
  • BS in a relevant field with 2+ years’ experience OR equivalent professional experience (8+ years) will be considered for talented candidates without a degree
  • Demonstrated experience creating technical art in real-time 3D development
  • A thorough understanding of art and animation pipelines and the processes involved from the conceptual phase to implementation
  • Self-motivation, good communications skills, and a great team-player attitude

Technical Artist Preferences:

  • Understanding of Unreal Engine 4, including Blueprints, and a passion to apply it to solving real-world training and simulation challenges
  • Experience responding to Request for Proposals and Requests for Information from the technical art perspective
  • Participating in business development from the technical art perspective
  • Estimating the art requirements for potential projects

Technical Artist Required Application Materials:

  • Resume with link to portfolio site

Company Information:

At Virtual Heroes, we leverage simulation and digital-games-based paradigms to create applications that teach critical skills. As a division of Applied Research Associates (ARA), we work with scientists and engineers of many disciplines and diverse backgrounds to enhance the creativity and innovation of the mission-critical solutions we provide to our customers. To learn more visit our website at www.virtualheroes.com

ARA is an employee-owned international research and engineering company recognized for providing technically superior solutions to complex and challenging problems. Our culture supports our exceptional staff of valued employees and encourages professional growth through continued higher education, participation and publication at technical conferences, and membership in professional organizations. For additional information and an opportunity to join this unique workplace, please visit our website at http://careers.ara.com.