Technical Art Generalist - Contract

Jul 15, 2023
San Francisco, United States
... Not specified
... Senior
... Office work


  • You'll collect art assets from our outsourcers and set them up to render appropriately in our game engine.
  • Adjust the Maya scenes (e.g. UVs, LODs) as needed.
  • Perform integration based on the check sheet/worksheet created beforehand.
  • Focus on improving the assets to improve their artistic value in game.
  • Working directly in the graph editor in our game engine.
  • Adjusting the textures and materials we receive from outsourcing to make them work correctly with our engine and shaders.
  • Assure assets are of the highest technical quality.
  • Collaborate with the Art Leads to deliver the art vision within the project requirements.
  • Remain informed of new technical and technological developments to be able to apply these developments on the project whenever relevant and share project developments with peers.
  • Drive optimization and debugging to fix issues raised.
  • Develop or find the best tools and methods possible for improving and facilitating the work of the artists.


  • 2+ years experience in video game production or equivalent
  • Portfolio showing 3D art and composition skills, demonstrating a high level of artistic creativity in lighting, colors and art composition
  • Knowledge of an asset management system (ex : Perforce, VSS, Alienbrain)
  • Exceptional attention to detail, accuracy and commitment to maintaining high standards of work
  • Knowledge of real-time modeling techniques (shaders, PBR, normal map, displacement etc.) is a plus
  • Knowledge of Maya/3ds Max, Houdini, Substance Designer, Painter, Python, MEL, MAXScript is a plus
  • Knowledge of a programming language (C++, C# etc.) is a plus
  • Solid technical background with an artistic sense in lighting, colors and art composition
  • Previous experience with getting game assets into engine

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Learn more about the Snowdrop engine here -

Contract rate is $40-50 per hour for 40 hrs a week.

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