Senior Technical Artist

Imangi Studios
Raleigh, NC, USA
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

Imangi Studios is seeking a talented Senior Tech Artist to join our team and help create industry-leading mobile games!

As Senior Tech Artist, you will serve as a bridge between programming and art, ensuring that the art team has the ideal tool-set to meet the demands of high-quality mobile game art creation. You will work closely with the Art Director to ensure the quality bar can be met, while maintaining optimal performance across a variety of mobile devices.

Responsibilities:

  • Communicate with all disciplines to resolve issues and improve game quality
  • Optimize run-time performance of games
  • Assist the programming team with implementing art-related tools and features
  • Drive development of 3d Art pipeline tools and enhance pipeline process
  • Contribute to the long-term vision for technical art and graphics at the studio

Skills & Requirements

Qualifications:

  • 5 + years of profession experience developing technical art for video games
  • Proficiency with particle effects, shaders, and rigging
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with a major 3d art package (Maya preferred)
  • High level knowledge of Unity
  • A strong problem-solving attitude
  • Experience in programming and/or relevant scripting

Preferred Additional Experience:

  • Strong Photoshop skills
  • A knowledge of Imangi games
  • Experience with Perforce

Additional Information

  • Working remotely is an option
  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

About the Company

Imangi Studios was founded by husband and wife team Keith Shepherd and Natalia Luckyanova in 2008 with the goal of creating family friendly, fun games for everyone to enjoy. What started as a passion project for the couple has evolved into a successful business, with Keith and Natalia now working with a team of other talented game creators. In 2011, the studio developed the mega-hit Temple Run, which has been downloaded over one billion times worldwide. Based in Raleigh, North Carolina, the self-funded, fully independent studio has also developed a number of other games including Temple Run 2, Temple Run: Brave, Temple Run: Oz, Max Adventure and Harbor Master.