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Senior Technical Artist (Environment)

Division: ZeniMax Online Studios | Department: Art | Location: Hunt Valley , MD, US

Senior Technical Artist (Environment)

ZeniMax Online Studios is seeking a Senior Technical Artist with a focus in environment art to join our studio for the development of our next AAA game.  This is a chance to join an experienced group of developers in pre-production for a new IP.

The ideal candidate is a skilled Technical Artist who can think procedurally to solve problems, and has experience building large and/or complex environments.  You will be working with small, multidisciplinary groups of artists, designers and engineers to develop efficient, intuitive workflows, build production tools, and identify performance metrics parameters.

Responsibilities:

  • Work within a multidisciplinary team to develop efficient, maintainable workflows capable of supporting large world building efforts
  • Develop world building tools for artists and designers
  • Work with Engineering to develop technical guidelines and performance metrics
  • Provide support, training and mentoring to users
  • Document workflows and advocate best practices

Requirements:

  • Fluent in one or more programming language (Python, C#, C++, etc.)
  • Solid technical background and an ability to design and implement systems
  • 3+ years relevant industry experience minimum
  • Experience building extensive environments in either Game or VFX industries
  • Familiarity with physically based materials and rendering systems
  • Experience with Substance Designer/Painter
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Familiarity with common data formats: XML/JSON/etc.
  • Familiarity with common 3D data formats: OBJ/FBX/ALEMBIC/etc.

Desired Skills:

  • VFX Industry experience
  • Experience with Houdini
  • Understanding of modern shader capabilities
  • PyQt/PySide
  • Familiarity with reality capture methods

 

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