About Us

Psyonix is a video game developer best known for Rocket League, the award-winning game that combines soccer, driving, and highly competitive gameplay. As part of the Epic Games family, we are an industry-leading game studio rooted in a crunch-free philosophy that emphasizes an amazing employee experience, located in the heart of San Diego. For nearly 20 years, we have been a driving force behind some of the most successful games in the industry, including Gears of War, Mass Effect 3, XCOM: Enemy Unknown, Bulletstorm, Unreal Tournament III and Unreal Tournament 2004.

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What We Do

Push your artistic talent to the limit on a team of world-class environment, character and concept artists who strive to innovate and inspire.

What You'll Do

Psyonix is seeking an experienced Senior Technical Artist to work on Rocket League. The ideal candidate will have experience in both artistic and technical aspects of game development and be able to serve as the bridge between the two disciplines. Using deep knowledge of the Unreal Engine, they will help create tools and pipeline improvements for the art team.

In this role, you will 

  • Help multiple teams improve their workflow in Unreal Engine
  • Solve technical issues for our art team
  • Write scripts and work with new tech in Unreal Engine
  • Write tools to streamline artist pipelines
  • Assess and improve performance and optimization
  • Be a bridge between the art, client, and graphics programming teams

What we’re looking for

  • Deep knowledge of Unreal Engine
  • Proficiency with C++ and Python scripting
  • Knowledge of FX (ideally Niagara)
  • Knowledge of material authoring in Unreal Engine
  • Ability to communicate with both technical and non-technical personnel
  • Ability to work in an unfamiliar codebase
  • Understanding of Maya and 3DS Max
  • Knowledge of technical UI/UX principles
  • Ability to mentor others
  • Someone who is user-focused, passionate, scrappy, solutions-focused, and innovative. These traits equal success at Epic and influence everything we do

If you have a portfolio/reel/website you'd like to share, please hyperlink it to your resume, or submit it as an attachment with your application.

This position is listed in multiple locations across North America including Bellevue and San Diego.

EPIC JOB + EPIC BENEFITS = EPIC LIFE

Our intent is to cover all things that are medically necessary and improve the quality of life. We pay 100% of the premiums for both you and your dependents. Our coverage includes Medical, Dental, a Vision HRA, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance & a 401k with competitive match and profit share. We also offer a robust mental well-being program through Modern Health, which provides free therapy and coaching for employees & dependents.

Throughout the year we celebrate our employees with events and company-wide paid breaks. We offer unlimited PTO and sick time and recognize individuals for 7 years of employment with a paid sabbatical.

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