Senior Technical Artist – Unreal in Montréal at Digital Dimension

Digital Dimension

Montréal

Digital Dimension
Type Full time Date of publication: 18 Feb 2021 Apply

Company Description

At Digital Dimension it’s all about the people. From our animator to our accountant we are all creative resourceful storytellers passionate by our work. We believe we have the most talented artists, producers and managers in place to expand our partners universes. We relentlessly work to rise above.

We seek for top talent. We are always looking for imaginative team player who share our philosophy and who want to make the impossible possible.

Job Summary

Digital Dimension is looking for a technical wizard who can bridge the gap between visual artists and programmers as we adapt the Unreal Engine 4 (UE4) for CG Animation productions. Significant experience with UE4 is a must. You will assist production teams by developing new tools and methodologies to deliver top quality animations using virtual production approaches in UE4. The ideal candidate will have a love of practical problem solving and an affinity for improving the day-to-day workflow of production artists.

Responsibilities:

  • Create tools, Blueprints, and scripts to optimize the production pipeline
  • Create materials, visual effects, and shaders
  • Support asset integration by artists in UE4
  • Find and implement solutions to technical problems
  • Work on real-time performance optimizations
  • Help the technology team define requirements for various production tools
  • Help define, manage, and document workflows for real-time animation productions

Required Qualifications:

  • Technical degree in Computer Science, Game Development, or a similar discipline
  • 5+ years professional experience with Unreal Engine 4
  • Experience in all aspects of UE4 including Blueprints, and Sequencer
  • Experience editing materials, lights and creating special effects in UE4
  • Experience building tools and/or plugins in UE4
  • Knowledge of 3D authoring packages (Maya, Substance, Houdini, etc)
  • Able to think creatively and solve technical problems
  • Motivated, self-directed, personable, superb verbal communication skills.

Plusses:

  • Experience with VR and AR development
  • Experience with production tools like Shotgun and Deadline
  • Experience with Python scripting and automation
  • Experience with Perforce and/or Git
  • Experience with shader development
  • Strong 3D math skills

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