Added by on 2017-04-03

Gearbox Software Recruiting Technical Artist

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Technical Artist

Gearbox is looking for a motivated Technical Artist to assist in the identification and optimization of game content, to ship efficient AAA quality games.
Please note: If you are looking for a Technical Animation or Rigging position please check our animation job listings for any openings. This Technical Artist position is not an animation position.


Work with Artists to create best practices, and use them to optimize workflow
Communicate and work closely with Programmers to develop new features
Analyze memory/performance concerns throughout a project’s development
Research and help implement new ways to identify and optimize content and development
Create efficient Materials for use in Master Shaders, Characters, Environments and Effects
Author and maintain scripts to be used by artists in our content creation applications
Streamline workflow by proactively finding solutions and by working with production
Help bring research and prototype to bring your coworkers ideas to life

Required Skills:

Expert knowledge of 3ds Max (or Maya), Photoshop and game engines
Experience working with Unreal Engine
Able to collaborate and work well with teams from various disciplines
Take charge in optimization of content for memory and performance gains, while maintaining visual fidelity
Problem-solve and provide a clear solution to complicated issues
Ability to think out-of-the-box to overcome technical challenges
Passionate about AAA games and game development
Motivated, self-driven and enthusiasm to their craft
Working knowledge of MaxScript, MEL Script and Python

Desired Skills:

3+ years of industry experience
Knowledge and experience in one or more of the following artistic disciplines: environment art, animation, effects, lighting and physics
Experience with current generation Console Platforms (Xbox One and Playstation 4)
Experience with memory/performance tools such as GPAD/RAZOR, PIX, or Renderdoc
Experience with other popular or proprietary engines
Strong balance of creative/visual aesthetics and technical skills
Technical Writing experience a plus

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