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Technical Artist

Seattle, Washington | Contract

Post Date: 06/23/2017 Job ID: 17134 Industry: Software

Position Title: Technical Artist

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Seattle, WA

  • Act as liaison between Art, Design, and Engineering teams
  • Support Art Team by providing technical assistance, asset creation, and optimization
  • Track and manage content and systems for memory and performance across multiple engines
  • Streamline workflow solutions and pipelines across multiple engines with Art Director

Minimum Requirements:
  • 3+ years’ experience in PC or console game and/or VR development.
  • 70%-30% tech-to-art ratio: Strong foundation in technical art with a solid set of general artistic skills.
  • Excellent problem solver, adept communicator and coordinator between technical and creative teams
  • Coding and script authoring for various tools: C# and Lua. (JavaScript, Python, MaxScript, Mel a plus)
  • Thoughtful yet unrelenting at optimizing 3D scenes and materials for VR performance requirements
  • Excellent working knowledge of both Unity and Unreal Engine 4.
  • Solid working knowledge of Source Engine and Hammer for SteamVR.
  • Proficiency with 3DMax (knowledge of Maya or Modo a plus).
  • Excellent PBR Material shader and lighting skills (Knowledge of Substance Designer and Painter a plus).
  • Proactive, self-directed starter, detail-oriented and efficient, high self-motivation.

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Gazelle Medina

I have been a Technical recruiter for over 20 years, much of that time with Protingent. My specialty is enterprise accounts. I think that there is a right fit job for everyone such as job duties, the company and the culture. I will keep working with a candidate until we find that right fit. I want to know what your dream job would be so I can help you find it.

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