Ubisoft’s 20,000 professionals, working across more than 40 locations around the world, are bound by a common mission to enrich players’ lives with original and memorable gaming experiences.
13 сентября 2021

Technical Artist (вакансия неактивна)

Киев

Company Description

Ubisoft’s 20,000 professionals, working across more than 40 locations around the world, are bound by a common mission to enrich players’ lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. Their dedication and talent has brought to life many acclaimed franchises such as Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, Watch Dogs, Just Dance, Rainbow Six, and many more to come. Ubisoft is an equal opportunity company that believes diverse backgrounds and perspectives are key to creating worlds where both players and teams can thrive and express themselves. If you are excited about solving game-changing challenges, cutting edge technologies and pushing the boundaries of entertainment, we invite you to join our journey and help us Create the unknown.

Job Description

The Technical Artist acts a bridge between the artists and programmers, ensuring the art content and features are easily integrated into the game, while respecting the artistic vision and technical constraints of the project.

Qualifications

Responsibilities:

  • Create technical benchmarks to be used in production
  • Implement technical art features and prototypes with the help of the programming team
  • Work with modelers and programmers to create 3D art and bring it into the engine
  • Support artists and engineers in the use of the 3D art pipeline and user-facing engine tools
  • Develop 3D art pipeline tools and extensions with an eye towards usability and efficiency
  • Solve challenging technical issues in the 3D asset pipeline
  • Provide hands-on support to artists and engineers in regard to asset performance and validation
  • Review the creative process and identify opportunities for tool improvements
  • Collaborate with engineers and testers to diagnose and resolve in-game problems
  • Inspire and empower the art team to optimize their processes
  • Collaborate with partner studios to share technology and best practices

Relevant Experience:

  • Knowledge and Interest in the following tech-art areas: Lighting and Shading, Scripting, Rendering and Post-Effects, Special FX, Rigging and Animation, Physics simulations
  • Prior experience in a digital art content creation pipeline, ideally in the video game industry
  • Vast experience as a Modeler, Animator or SFX Artist in the game industry
  • Knowledge and Interest in the following tech-art areas: Lighting and Shading. Scripting. Rendering and Post-Effects, Special FX. Rigging and animation. Physics simulations
  • Professional experience as a technical artist/tools programmer

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Experience with game editors and engines
  • Expert in modeling and art tools (Autodesk Maya, 3DS Max, Photoshop, etc.)
  • Experience in a full digital art content creation pipeline (high and low-poly modeling, unwrapping, baking, texturing, level art)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good artistic skills (proportion, color, composition)
  • Ability to work with technical documentation

Would be a plus:

  • Experience in motion design (work with camera, composition, framing)
  • Experienced developing custom tools for Digital Content Creation tools (Maya, Max, etc.)
  • Experience with game editors and engines is considered a plus
  • Knowledge of high-level coding language. (Python, MaxScript, Perl, C#, etc.)
  • Experience with shader development in a 3D modeling package (e.g. 3DsMax) and/or game engine (e.g. Unreal Engine)

​​​The successful candidate should also meet the following requirements:

  • Passion for videogames and extensive knowledge of different game genres across all platforms
  • Self-motivated and proactive
  • Positive attitude and a genuine team player
  • A great ability to think creatively to overcome technical challenges

Additional information

Ubisoft is committed to enriching players’ lives with original and memorable gaming experience. We create worlds where people can express themselves, explore and discover new possibilities. 

Are you looking to work with enthusiastic experts who are tackling game-changing challenges in entertainment and beyond? At Ubisoft, we offer an open environment where bright ideas are given a chance to shine and everyone is eager to share knowledge.

Challenge accepted?