Identifying and or selecting tools and technologies to enhance the content creation process.
Improving and evolving production and organization structures.
Familiar with graphic technology, be able to determine the graphical technical requirements of the project.
Analyze competitive products and makes recommendations to senior management.
The Technical Art Director spearheads R&D efforts for tools, content and new technologies in relationship to art and Aesthetics.
Collaborates with the art Leads on establishing shared Art Cultures and best practices.
Collaborates with engineering to develop cutting edge tools and technologies.
Works with the other content producers to ensure proper game performance and optimizations.
Identifies and executes on the most difficult content creation problems for the project.
Identifies and executes solutions to Pipeline and technology deficiencies within the studio.
Researches future solutions or cutting edge content technologies.
Reviews pipelines and content creation process to identify best practices.
Training other technical artist.
5+ years of experience in technical aritst. At least shipped one AAA game as Technical Art Director.
Strong technical proficiency in understanding proprietary tools and technology.
Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
Must be familiar the majority of modern 3D software packages (Maya, 3D Studio Max, Motion Builder, zBrush etc.).
Strong understanding of game development process.
Strong understanding of methods of optimizing game art assets for game engines and optimizing pipelines and processes.
Strong understanding of Python /C#/Scripting Languages or similar systems required.
A Strong understanding of modern 3d engines and the technology behind them.
Up to date knowledge of current art techniques and development processes.
Ability to work well under pressure and with deadlines.
Diligence with individual and team tasks, schedule and adherence to budget limitations.
Strong interest in computer or video games.
Strong Troubleshooting skills.
Positive attitude and a desire to bring new ideas to the team.
Passion for making and playing great games, with an awareness of current titles and industry trends.
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