As a Technical Art Director, you will lead and define the technical art needs across all of the different creative and technical teams on a game product. You will partner with the Art Director to inform on best practices and pipelines, workflow, and asset production so artists can work efficiently and without technical hurdles in production. Additionally, you will work with fellow Technical Art Directors across the studio to ensure healthy and consistent best practices and support across the discipline.
As a Technical Art Director on the Research & Development team, you will partner closely with the Art Director in leading and defining the technical needs of one of our upcoming R&D games, while building the team and processes to support the project's development goals. You will employ your expert-level knowledge of 3D tools and problem-solving skills to drive best practices and processes for pipelines and workflow, rigs and animation, cinematic camera-work, and all aspects of asset production. You will ultimately be responsible for solving our most technically challenging content problems, breaking them down to solvable pieces, all while building and training a team of technical artists to meet our project’s needs according to project milestones and sprints. You will also support visual development efforts that lean into shaders, lighting, and material development as well as other future technologies and forward-thinking tools.
We offer medical, dental, and vision plans that cover you, your spouse/domestic partner, and children. Life insurance, parental leave, plus short-term and long-term disability coverage are also available. Riot will support your retirement benefits with a company match, and double down on your donations of time and money to non-profit charitable organizations. Balance between work and personal life is encouraged with open paid time off, and a play fund so you can broaden and deepen your personal relationship with games.
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