Technical Artist

Location Menlo Park, CA (Fully remote)
Starts Within a Couple Weeks
Duration 12 Months
Status Freelance
Rate Up to $76/hr depending on location and experience
Our social media giant client seeks a Technical Artist to join their team in this 12 month freelance role!

This role will be 100% remote, but you must be based in the following approved location(s):
Burlingame, CA
Denver, CO
New York, NY
Houston, TX
Los Angeles, CA
San Diego, CA

The Technical Artist will be responsible for the following:
- Partner closely with the engineering and design teams to develop content
- Implement runtime logic within a complex real-time environment with performance limitations in mind.
- Prototype, profile and optimize custom shaders
- Optimize content through enhancing performance and instructing the artists and designers on asset creation, modeling and texturing best practices.
- Triage incoming bugs for existing experiences, troubleshoot and implement solutions with the partnership of the engineering team.
- Develop broad technical expertise to assist in a wide variety of technical and artistic tasks, including diagnosing and fixing bugs.
- Design, manage and maintain the pipeline from artists and designers through to deployment.

The ideal Technical Artist should possess the following:
- Experience shipping products with stringent runtime performance constraints, such as complex mobile or 3D applications or games.
- Experience with game/real-time profiling and optimization techniques.
- Experience with real-time scripting in a game engine, preferably Unity.
- Experience in shader languages
- Experience in real-time content authoring (characters/environments/VFX/animation/lighting).
- Experience working with version control systems (Git, Perforce, etc.)

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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About Creative Circle
Creative Circle is a recruiting agency, and we proudly match professionals with companies looking for talented team members. The above listing is for a role with one of our clients. Our connections at top companies get your resume in front of the right people and access to amazing positions that aren't posted anywhere else. If you’re a good fit for this role (or another we're currently working on), a local recruiter will reach out to schedule a screening interview. We present only the top candidates to our clients.

For Creative Circle to represent you for this opportunity, you must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need of employer sponsorship for a non-immigrant visa.