Technical Artist // Intermediate/Senior

  • Tech team
  • Auckland, New Zealand

Technical Artist // Intermediate/Senior

Job description

Help build the foundations of a fantasy world. We're looking for an experienced technical expert for the visual pipeline - someone who can help a team to make their graphics shine in Unreal Engine 4.

In this role you will be expected to:
  • Troubleshoot
  • Work with other artists to optimize their assets to work well and look great within Unreal Engine 4 and our technical specs
  • Work with our tools developer to create and test tools to improve the content creation pipeline
  • Investigate new techniques and tools and share that knowledge with the wider team
  • Work closely with the core programming and tools team
  • Create materials and write shaders that bring our game world to life and get the most out of UE4
  • Create VFX for various particle systems and other visual effects using Niagara and other methods.

Job requirements

    • At least 3 years of industry experience
    • Understanding of the PBR pipeline rendering system
    • Excellent problem-solving skills working with both programmers and artists
    • Tertiary qualification or equivalent industry experience
    • Comfortable working within technical constraints
    • Fluent knowledge of 3D modelling, texturing and animation software and pipelines


  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4 Blueprints
  • Experience in level design

The position is full-time, onsite in Auckland or remote. Assistance is provided for relocation & support for obtaining a visa. 
We highly value diversity. Regardless of disability, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, or any other aspect of your culture or identity, you have an important role to play in our team.  Research shows that while men apply to jobs when they meet some of the requirements, women and under-represented groups of candidates tend to only apply when they meet every requirement. If you think you have what it takes but don’t necessarily tick every requirement on this job description, please get in touch and apply!