Technical Artist

CosmicGames

Cosmic Games
Published
April 9, 2019
Location
Category
Art  
Job Type
How to Apply
Please send your resume and cover letter to jack@cosmic.games

Description

Cosmic Games is a studio out of Toronto, ON located in the heart of the city’s Entertainment District. We’re looking for a full-time Technical Artist to join our team and connect the unique artistic and technical minds we have on board.

 

THE GIG

  • Work closely with our artists and developer team to create and streamline a pipeline for all phases of the asset creation process
  • Identifying, implementing and managing a technical process and approach that brings both our Creative Director and Lead Artist’s vision to life
  • Define the format standards and technical specs for all assets to optimize the performance of the game
  • Oversee and take part in the management and creation of all assets both in-house and with our remote partners as needed

 

WHAT YOU NEED

  • At least two years of professional experience in the video game industry or a related industry
  • Strong understanding of industry processes surrounding art as well as solutions to typically encountered problems and barriers
  • Strong familiarity with the Unity engine and all of its features
  • Strong understanding of optimizing the implementation of assets from a memory and performance perspective
  • Strong knowledge of C#
  • Knowledge and experience with C++
  • Experience managing a team, either in-house or remotely
  • Experienced artist in 2D asset creation with a strong sense artistic style and control
  • Strong critical thinking skills as well as an understanding of mathematical concepts as they apply to programming and video game development

 

WE’D ALSO LOVE ANY OF THE FOLLOWING…

  • A passion for video games
  • 3+ years of professional experience in the video game industry
  • Experience in 2D animation, preferably with Spine or other related software
  • Programming and art experience in UI and UX design

 

We look forward to hearing from you! At the office, we are no strangers to Smash tournaments and highly encourage friendly competition when it comes to pool, ping pong and of course all types of games.

 

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