Technical Artist

Scientific Games Reno, NV
The Technical Artist serves as a translator between art and engineering, working closely with the game studio artists and engineers to ensure that the player-facing vision for the game is achieved. Other duties include managing and improving the content creation pipeline, working with game artists on asset implementation, and staying current on game industry tools and processes.

Responsibilities:

* Implement art assets in Unity.

* Assist Artists and Engineers with technical issues related to the art pipeline.

* Assist with documenting best practices.

Position Requirements

* 2-3 years of relevant work experience in graphic design

* 1 year game development experience or academic equivalent.

* Working knowledge of 2D and 3D graphics (After Effects and 3DsMax, or equivalent).

* Working knowledge of Unity, Unreal, or equivalent game engine.

* Understanding of versioning software i.e. Perforce (Preferred), CVS, Alien Brain or similar.

* Experience creating motion graphics or animations (must have samples).

* Working Knowledge of particle systems (Unity or equivalent).

* Exposure to scripting languages such as C#, JS, MEL, or Python.

Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

* Basic Understanding of C#, JS, MEL and Python.

* Ability to model and animate in 3D software (3DSMax, Maya, Modo).

* Experience with using real-time Shaders.

Desired Qualifications:

* Self-starter who thrives in ambiguous and fast-paced environments

* Ability to communicate conceptual ideas and openness to feedback

* Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build good working relationships

* Superior project management skills, can prioritize and organize tasks to meet deadlines; exceptional attention to detail

* Effective problem-solver and solutions-oriented, with the ability to translate feedback visually

* Must be team-oriented, dedicated, self-motivated and collaborative

* Resourceful, creative and able to meet deadlines

* Experience playing games.

Education:

* BA/BS in Graphic Design or related field (In lieu of degree, 4 years relevant work experience)

SG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If you'd like more information about your equal employment opportunity rights as an applicant under the law, please click here EEOC Poster.

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