ZeniMax Media, Inc. Senior Technical Artist (Character Systems) in Hunt Valley, Maryland
ZeniMax Online Studios is seeking a Senior Technical Artist that will be focused on character systems to join our studio for the development of our next AAA game. This is a chance to join an experienced group of developers in pre-production for a new IP.
The ideal candidate is a skilled Technical Artist with extensive experience building systems to support character production. Character customization is an important aspect of this IP and extends into nearly everything the player can do. You will be working with small, multidisciplinary groups of artists, designers and engineers to develop efficient, intuitive workflows, build production tools, and identify performance metrics parameters.
Work with Art, Design, and Engineering to develop tools and systems that provide efficient character production workflows
Develop tools that ensure data integrity
Identify production bottlenecks and propose solutions
Provide support, training, and mentoring to users
Document workflows and advocate best practices
Fluent in one or more programming language (Python, C#, C++, etc.)
Solid technical background and an ability to design and implement systems
3+ years relevant industry experience minimum
Experience developing and working with other character production systems
Experience working with physically based materials
Strong troubleshooting skills
Familiarity with common data formats: XML/JSON/etc.
Familiarity with common 3D data formats: OBJ/FBX/ALEMBIC/etc
MMO or GaaS experience
Experience with Substance Designer/Painter or similar
VFX Industry experience
Experience with Houdini
General interest in contemporary CGI techniques
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Job ID: 2019-1355
External Company Name: ZeniMax Media Inc.
External Company URL: https://www.zenimax.com
Street: 200 International Circle