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Senior Technical Artist in Vancouver, Canada

  • Unity
  • Full time
  • Senior
  • Email
  • Vancouver, Canada
  • 19/03/2021
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The opportunity

Unity is looking for an experienced Senior Technical Artist to work with our Shader Graph team. In this role you will be contributing to the future feature development of the project, as well as working closely with other members on the project to define and drive artist workflows for a variety of content creation needs in Unity. You will give ideas for the product utilizing previous proven experience and a deep understanding of standard methodologies in real-time 3D productions of all sizes.

If you love to seek exciting technical art challenges this is a phenomenal position for you with the opportunity to grow!

What you’ll be doing

  • Contribute to the development of new features, help set expectations, validate and provide first-hand feedback through the process from users’ perspective
  • Work with engineers, product designer and technical product manager through feature development as a resident team member
  • Build content samples of outstanding quality demonstrating the latest features and workflow strengths, as well as pushing feature boundaries
  • Contribute to documentation and user-facing tutorials
  • Stay up to date with shading techniques, user feedback and solutions

What we’re looking for

  • Has shipped at least 2 AAA games as a Technical Artist
  • Professional experience working with Shaders and material authoring, with good knowledge of PBR workflows
  • Broad experience of 3D asset creation pipeline from DCC to engine (modeling, UV unwrapping, texturing, variants, integration, profiling and optimizations)
  • Experience developing artist facing tools using scripting languages (C#, Python, MaxScript, etc)
  • Good understanding of 3D graphics and rendering

You might also have

  • Experience using Unity or real-time engines in areas related to rendering and graphics
  • Excellent experience using graph based tools (visual scripting, Substance, Houdini, etc)
  • Experience with writing custom shaders (HLSL, GLSL, etc)

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation!

Life at Unity

Unity is the world’s leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) content. Creators, ranging from game developers to artists, architects, automotive designers, filmmakers, and others, use Unity to make their imaginations come to life. Unity’s platform provides a comprehensive set of software solutions to create, run and monetize interactive, real-time 2D and 3D content for mobile phones, tablets, PCs, consoles, and augmented and virtual reality devices.

The company’s 1,400+ person research and development team keeps Unity at the forefront of development by working alongside partners to ensure optimized support for the latest releases and platforms. Apps developed by Unity creators were downloaded more than three billion times per month in 2019 on more than two billion unique devices. For more information, please visit www.unity.com.

Unity is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.

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