Technical Artist (Environments)

Redmond, WA/Remote
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Shawn Sharp

Job Description:

A renowned game studio currently working on AAA title is looking for a Technical Artist who will support and work with the environment art team in proving and defining visual quality. This position requires a candidate with a high amount of technical experience or computer science background.

You should have a strong technical understanding of lighting, rendering, and shading in a modern game engine. The candidate will be developing a wide array of real time shaders and will write tools code in Python or C# and engine code in C++. The position will be challenged with interesting problems spaces and you should be comfortable switching contexts between art and code. You will balance the concerns and shifting priorities of both the art team and the engineering team daily. This role will be key in developing the visual quality of the game and pushing towards to the next step in fidelity.

Strong collaboration, self-management and communication skills are essential as this role will be involve working closely with a diverse and highly experienced team. ​

Please Note: All candidates must deliver a full resume with samples to be considered for this position.​​​


  • 7+ years of professional development experience on pc and consoles
  • Shipped multiple AAA games on consoles and PC
  • Eye for composition, form, light, shade, color and detail
  • Deep knowledge of art production pipelines, workflows, and DCC packages
  • Highly skilled with C++, C#, hlsl, python,
  • Deep knowledge of game rendering, lighting, and shading
  • Highly Experienced developing for Autodesk Maya and Houdini
  • Experience with performance and optimization across multiple platforms.
  • Extensive experience with large game engines such as UE4, CryEngine or Unity​​

Client Description:

Our client is a large technology company based in Redmond, Washington with a mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. They develop computer software, consumer electronics, personal computers, and related services. This company enables digital transformation for the era of an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge.

Working here, you will be part of a company that values:

  • Innovation
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • AI
  • Trustworthy computing

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