HB Studios is a driving force in the creation of sports video games and the studio behind PGA TOUR 2K Golf – presently working on Console and PC. We have an opportunity for a Technical Artist to join our team of developers, creators, and fans, who are passionate about the art and process involved in video game development.
As a Technical Artist, you will work with a team of professionals to ensure our art and animation is improved by the use of processes, systems, and software!
Main Duties and Responsibilities
- Work with Art and Tech Leads to set standards and ensure work is not compromised by the limitation of technical processes.
- Collaborate across departments to develop software tools and scripts which improve the development of visual targets and build efficiencies within the pipelines.
- Prepare and implement technical aspects of art within the creative and technical specifications of the software product.
- Create and implement artwork on assigned portions of software products and write low-level software code and scripts as required.
- Provide input to the improvement and evolution of systems, processes, and tools.
- Build positive working relationships across subject areas and participate in team meetings.
- Mentor and guide less experienced team members.
Skills, Knowledge and Experience
- Typically, 2 to 4+ years of industry experience in Technical Art.
- Professional Technical Art experience in game development.
- Experience with Modeling, Skinning, Rigging, and Scripting.
- Experience with Graphics Programming, Pose Space Deformers, Marvelous Designer, Adobe/Substance, and Complex Rigging is a plus.
- Proficiency in Maya, MotionBuilder, and Unity.
- Experience with Project Management (Jira, Confluence) tools.
- Experience with Source Control (Perforce or Git) software.
We appreciate your interest in joining HB Studios and encourage you to apply today with your resume and portfolio.
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