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Associate Technical Artist

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Overview

Bungie is seeking a technical artist ready to drive improvements in content creation workflows and visual fidelity. Our team is focused on bringing the science-fantasy world of Destiny to life and we need creative technologists with diverse perspectives to help us achieve that goal. As a Technical Artist, you will collaborate with the art team to define the pipelines and techniques that will deliver our shared vision. The team will challenge and grow your technical versatility as you tackle a diverse set of visual challenges with an eye on sustainable solutions. Join our team of Technical Artists if you are ready to take on the immense visual range Destiny has to offer.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide look development and content examples, ensuring artists can fully realize the engine's potential
  • Build out new tools to empower artists to do their best work
  • Align artists around technical standards for asset creation
  • Assist Artists with the setup of complex game assets and workflows
  • Write new shaders and render features to upgrade the screen and delight our customers
  • Provide guidelines for managing asset memory and performance across platforms
  • Provide classroom and/or written material to maximize content creator efficiency

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Production knowledge of a DCC Package; examples include Maya, Houdini, Blender, and Substance
  • Experience creating render features and/or tools in HLSL, Python, or C#
  • Solid understanding of real time rendering concepts
  • Working knowledge of PBR concepts, lighting and shader systems
  • Experience authoring node graph shaders
  • Service minded approach to supporting and enabling others
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently with little supervision
  • Passion for video games and the process to the create them

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