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Amazon Game Studios Recruiting Senior Technical Artist

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Senior Technical Artist

Amazon Game Studios is looking for a Senior Technical Artist. The ideal candidate will be comfortable troubleshooting, inventing, and documenting workflows for artists creating assets for game development. You will need to be proficient at scripting and automating applications such as Maya or 3DS Max. You will need to be comfortable troubleshooting and inventing within the game engine. You will work with art, design, and technical discipline leads to solve specific challenges, provide direction to peers, and need to be comfortable with artistic critique. Our games span from real-time next-gen graphics to pre-rendered assets. The ideal candidate will feel comfortable doing both.

Qualifications

Portfolio demonstrates tech art experience in several of the following: characters, rendering, visual effects, or environments
Experience troubleshooting workflow issues and scripting Version Control systems such as Git, SVN, or Perforce
4+ years of experience using Maya or 3DS Max
Worked on at least 1 published game title for console or mobile

Preferred Qualifications

Experience leading and mentoring a team of technical artists and providing direction
Experience collaborating with design, art, and technical teams
Experience working with game engines such as Unity3D or Unreal
Experience scripting with Maya and 3DS Max
Experience writing shaders
Able to troubleshoot and fix complex workflow issues in artist software, version control systems, and game engines.
Examples of inventing new techniques or processes
Knowledge of C#, JavaScript, and C++

To apply to this position please go here: https://us-amazon.icims.com/jobs/257771/login?%3Fmode=prepopulate&iis=Advertising+-+Internet+Post&iisn=polycount&mobile=false&width=1331&height=1200&bga=true&needsRedirect=false
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