Technical Artist

New Westminster, BC, Canada

Our Technical Artists act as a bridge between artists and programmers, defining efficient and clean pipelines, developing tools and shaders, covering gaps in expertise, helping to optimize the project, and promoting asset standards.


  • Help create art pipelines and assist in developing new techniques
  • Create and maintain tools to help artists and designers create content
  • Provide hands on support for artists and engineers in order to validate performance and standards
  • Review creative processes and identify opportunities for improvements
  • Solve challenging technical issues in the 3d asset pipeline
  • Create and optimize shaders in UE4’s node system as well as HLSL


  • Minimum 3 years experience in technical art related disciplines
  • Previous experience with industry standard game development software
  • A wide range of skills and knowledge related to 3d art pipelines, shaders, and optimization
  • Previous experience with lighting and post processing
  • Self-motivated and proactive
  • Positive attitude, genuine team player
  • A great ability to think creatively and solve complex technical issues


  • Expert in shader and tool development/maintenance, including HLSL, blueprint, and UE4 shader nodes
  • Experienced in modeling and art tools/pipelines (Maya, 3DS Max, Photoshop, Substance)
  • Knowledge of procedural tools and programs (Houdini, World Machine)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good artistic skills including color and composition
  • Ability to work with technical documentation and write new documentation for developed tools and shaders
  • Knowledge of a high level of coding (C++ specifically)
  • Experience developing custom tools and scripts for content creation tools
  • Previous experience with landscape pipelines and/or skybox art
  • Passion for video games, and an extensive knowledge of different games across many genres and platforms.

You'd fit right in?

Great, we'd love to hear from you! Please apply with CV and your portfolio where applicable and tell us why exactly you'd be the perfect fit for our team!

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