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Rogue Company - Technical Artist

Hi-Rez Studios

Hi-Rez Studios is looking to hire a Technical Artist to join our team and work at our studio headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia on Rogue Company.

At Hi-Rez, you will have an opportunity to be part of an innovative environment that embraces new and different ideas. We are a passionate and enthusiastic bunch who love video games. We have incredibly talented individuals who are empowered to create, & challenged to learn. All of this means more opportunities for you to unleash your energy, collaboration, and dedication.

Come join the creator of the critically acclaimed SMITE, Paladins, Tribes: Ascend, and Global Agenda as we embark on exciting new game projects!

What our Tech Artists do at Hi-Rez Studios:

    • Engine side character setup, interfacing with programmers, working with designers, and supporting artists and animators to help shape the stage for characters, features, and systems.
    • Create and maintain BluePrints, Anim Sets, Materials, Character Models, and Physics Assets in Unreal.
    • Optimize Characters, Weapons, and Environments for deployment across all of our release platforms.
    • Analyze game performance and memory across all of our release platforms using various engine, 3rd party tools, and internal tools.
    • Solve technical challenges blocking Animation, Rigging, and Tools as they export assets from Maya/3DS Max into Unreal.
    • Improve and help establish pipelines & best practices for content teams.
    • Troubleshoot existing tech and support incoming tech.
    • Work with multiple teams throughout the pipeline and be a point of contact for troubleshooting and implementation within the engine.
    • Identify blockers and produce quality work within the technical constraints of the project.

What we are looking for:

    • 3 - 6 Years of Technical Art experience.
    • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent education required.
    • Programming or Scripting experience (C++, Python, HLSL, etc.)
    • Strong knowledge of Maya and 3DSMax.
    • Have strong technical problem solving skills that allow for quick project execution.
    • Self-motivated, self-sufficient, well organized, and able to multitask.
    • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate with multiple teams.
    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
    • Passion for games with a strong work ethic.

Nice to Have:

    • Experience working in a modern game engine in a Technical Art role.
    • Experience with the game development pipeline from start to finish.
    • Good understanding of asset optimization challenges/techniques.
    • Strong linear algebra knowledge.
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