Company: Keyword Studios
Location: Hoffman Estates
Posted on: September 11, 2023
We are Keywords Studios. The video games industry represents the
pinnacle of interactive digital content. At Keywords, we are using
our passion for games, technology and media to create a global
services platform for video games and beyond. We aim to become the
"go to" provider of technical services.
High Voltage is searching for a highly skilled Technical Artist to
join our team. A successful candidate should have a broad knowledge
of art creation for games. They should understand modeling,
texturing and animation fundamentals. They should be able to
combine geometry, materials, effects and Unreal Engine Blueprints
to create complex art. They should be able to work with a large
team supporting the more technical aspects of creating art.
Create complex materials for characters, weapons and
Establish workflows and tools for other artists to utilize when
making unique assets.
Execute on a range of visual effects styles from realistic to
Work with engineers and artists to optimize content for many
Use basic Blueprint knowledge to implement work for projects.
Aid with new tool development using Blueprint scripts within Unreal
Manage multiple complex tasks.
Test and verify your work on target hardware.
*All positions are located in either Illinois, Louisiana, Indiana,
or New York. Therefore relocation is necessary.
Must have a strong reel/portfolio showing executed game tech
Good understanding of real time rendering practices in a PBR
environment and node-based material editors.
Experience modeling in Maya/max/blender, sculpting in Zbrush, and
using texturing packagers such as Substance Designer and
Expertise in one aspect of technical game development with
abilities in secondary areas such as modeling, effects, animation,
Desire to work with a team, supporting other content creators such
as environment art, hard surface art, character art, etc.
Familiarity with modern game engines like Unreal Engine and modern
game art pipelines.
Experience developing for multiple platforms.
Understanding of FX/animation principles (especially for the UE's
Niagara system) is a major plus.
Understanding of basic game logic and Blueprints. Scripting
experience using Blueprints, MEL or Python are a major plus.
Ability to light and render in Unreal Engine.
Shipped game title experience
Excellent time management and organizational skills
Must be able to take critique and art direction
Passion for video games
Three (3) years of experience.
Links to portfolio
Multiple openings for this position.If you'd like to be part of
building a visually stunning game and this sounds like a challenge
for which you've been looking, we'd love to hear from you. Please
submit your resume with a portfolio and we'll be in touch soon.Only
online artwork submissions are accepted.Must be willing to complete
an art test. *All positions are located in either Illinois,
Louisiana, Indiana, or New York. Therefore relocation is
How can High Voltage supercharge your future?
High Voltage Software is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age,
national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or
any other classification protected by Federal, State or local law.
Competitive benefits package including medical, dental and
PTO and Corporate holidays
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