Senior Technical Artist

Bluepoint Games is looking for a SENIOR TECHNICAL ARTIST to join our team on a full time basis. Tackle the most complex asset challenges and join us in developing a world-class workflow to unleash the potential of our art team in developing AAA titles.

Please note: This is not an entry-level or mid-level position.

Responsibilities

  • Develop powerful and efficient workflows for the Art team

  • Create new techniques and procedures to improve game asset quality

  • Help improve and refine shader, texture, lighting quality

  • Research and help develop new technologies

  • Identify and fix pipeline issues

  • Analyze and improve art asset inefficiencies to optimize console performance

  • Mentor and support the Art team

  • Act as a liaison between Engineering and the Art departments

  • Assist with solving daily production challenges

Requirements

  • Complete understanding of game workflows and pipelines

  • Experience working with multiple game engines

  • Expert knowledge of Maya

  • Maya scripting experience in Python and MEL

  • Basic knowledge of Photoshop scripting techniques

  • At least 7 years of professional experience in the games industry with at least one shipped title (excluding academic projects)

  • A portfolio reflecting high-quality game art, scripted tools, and shaders

  • Ability to work onsite at our facility in Austin, TX

Preferences

  • Experience with Allegorithmic Substance Designer

  • Shader authoring skills (HLSL, GLSL, CGFX) knowledge

  • C++, C#, Javascript, or other programming knowledge

About Bluepoint

The Bluepoint team is preparing for our next remake of a classic. Want to be part of creating something special, a game millions of gamers are eagerly anticipating?
Bluepoint Games is a small studio with big ideas, always looking for elite game development talent to join our family. If you too stand for quality and attention to detail, then join us in delivering nothing less than the games fans want to play.
Since our inception in 2006, Bluepoint Games has worked on many critically acclaimed franchises such as God of War, Ico, Shadow of the Colossus, Metal Gear Solid, Flower, Gravity Rush, Titanfall, and Uncharted.
For these reasons and many others – Hill Country, lakes, and live music; an inspired university town with a thriving high-tech industry and creative community – we proudly call Austin home. We’re confident you’ll love it here, too!

To Apply

If you meet the requirements specified above and you feel the potential calling you, please email your resume and materials to jobs@bluepointgames.com. Include “Senior Technical Artist” and your name in the subject line.
If you currently reside outside of the US, please state whether you are legally authorized to work in the US.