Technical Artist - WFH during Covid-19

Starts Within a Couple Weeks
Duration 6+ Months
Status Freelance
Rate $65 - $76/hr DOE
Our social media giant client seeks a Technical Artist to join their team in this 6 month freelance opportunity!

The Technical Artist will be responsible for the following:
- Partner closely and lead the engineering and design teams in defining and developing content
- Design, manage and maintain the pipeline from artists and designers through to deployment
- Optimize content through enhancing performance and instructing the artists and designers on asset creation, modeling and texturing best practices
- Manage the technical animation pipeline including developing Maya tools and plug-ins for rigging and animation, and hooking up animations
- Develop broad technical expertise to assist in a wide variety technical and artistic tasks
- Quickly solve issues with cross-functional leads
- Thrive in dynamic, fast-paced environment

The ideal Technical Artist should possess the following:
- 5+ years of professional studio experience working as a Technical Artist in the gaming or film industries.
- Experience implementing 2D and 3D assets in real-time engines, such as Unity3D or Unreal.
- Experience with a range of content creation software such as Maya / Blender, Photoshop, Zbrush/Mudbox, Substance Painter ; Shader authoring experience
- Scripting skills in languages such as MEL, Python, C#, Javascript or C++

Bonus
- Experience in real-time content authoring (characters / environments / VFX / animation / lighting)
- Experience in shader languages (glsl, Shader Lab, hlsl)
- Experience in pre-rendered CG techniques (modeling, rendering, lighting, animation) ; Experience in SparkAR, SparkSL or other augmented reality environments.


Creative Circle is focused on protecting the health and safety of our candidates, clients, and communities. Details of our job descriptions are always subject to change, e.g., on-site vs off-site. We follow the guidance of the CDC, WHO, CPHA, and government officials. If you have questions about a specific job posting, please contact us. Be well and stay well. - Creative Circle.

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Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: cc213@jobalert.creativecircle.com