Technical Artist

AAA Hollywood IP – Cutting-Edge VR Project – Great Benefits

Location
Toronto
Employment Type
Contract
Salary
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Technical Artist in Toronto 

If you’re a Technical Artist looking for a new challenge in the games industry, we could have the perfect role for you! Read on to find out more about this exciting opportunity... 

As a Technical Artist at this studio in Toronto, you will be working on a nine-month contract for a VR entertainment project working on a major Hollywood IP. The goal of the position is to enhance the success of the production team and project generally by improving visual fidelity within technical constraints. If you like the sound of working on a AAA project with the latest cutting-edge tech, this is the role for you. 

Technical Artist key responsibilities: 

  • Artwork optimisation 
  • Maintain asset workflows, structure, and production standards 
  • Work on game mechanic ideation and prototyping 
  • Game demos and user testing 
  • Design FX and particle systems to be used in engine 
  • Create materials and shaders for assets in the game engine 
  • Develop and test new visual features 

Essential requirements for this role in Toronto: 

  • Significant experience with Unreal Engine 
  • Technical Artist experience in AAA games having worked on one or more shipped game 
  • Experience with creating content for VR 
  • Comfortable in content creation software such as Maya, Photoshop, Zbrush/Mudbox, Houdini, Substance Painter, etc. 
  • Knowledge of the Unreal Editor toolset 
  • Experience of creation of gameplay prototypes 
  • Able to modify scripts in various languages 
  • Experience with calculus 

Do you like the sound of this role and think you could be a good fit? If so, get in touch with Ellie today on ea@skillsearch.com or apply online using the form below now! 

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset. 

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A little bit about the city: Toronto 

As the largest city in Canada, and growing, Toronto prides itself on diversity, with a wide range of cultures, foods and art available. Named by Forbes as one of the ‘World’s Most Economically Powerful Cities’, Toronto is certainly somewhere worth settling in. Alongside the economic benefits, Toronto’s transport system is strong thanks to their public buses and streetcars, which use hybrid-electrics, therefore creating minimal environmental damage. 

The city also boasts numerous art galleries, museums, operas, orchestras and much more, as well as being home to several sports teams. Generally regarded as a very safe city, and with several prestigious schools situated there, Toronto is an especially great option for people with families considering relocating.

Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will only consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

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Art Recruitment Consultant Ellie Algar

Ellie specialises in Art in our games team and is another one of our team’s Star Wars lovers, even confessing her favourite animal to be Baby Yoda! Having recently moved to Brighton from The Alps, her pastimes have shifted significantly from snowboarding in the mountains to Brighton beach trips where you’ll find her on the pier having her fortune told by the Zoltar machine. Ellie also serves as our in-house fortune teller thanks to her palm reading skills... Is there a career change in your future?

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