Technical Artist

Chicago, USA
Art Production

Job Overview

Wargaming Chicago/Baltimore is looking for a savvy and creative Technical Artist to join our team. Our ideal candidate will provide technical solutions for aesthetic problems. As an indispensable member of the Technical Art Team, you will be a go-to person for our current and future art tools and technologies, establishing standards for a strong pipeline that yields high-quality results. You will work closely with Engineers and Artists to improve our engine and tool set for amazing visual results.

Reports To

Lead Artist 

What you will do?

  • Use your Python/Lua/Max/Mel scripting skills to develop and improve tools based on workflow and visual targets

  • Bridge the Art and Engineering teams to integrate and optimize art tools and graphic features

  • Document and educate artists on tool usage and best practices

  • Research and integrate new technology into art production methods

  • Help conquer complex animation and visual effect content challenges

  • Integrate and set up art resources for game use

 What are we looking for?

  • Prior experience with Unreal Engine, preferable Unreal 4

  • Prior experience using Max/Mel/Lua/Python or similar scripting tools to create tools that meet the needs of a team of artists

  • An ability to listen to artists, understand their needs with regards to tools and translate this into actionable technical specifications

  • Experience supporting an art team working on a major PC/console release

  • A background that demonstrates a well-rounded understanding of game art production and a desire to continually deliver best-in-class tools for artists

  • An ability to thoroughly and accurately document tools and processes in a manner that artists will be able to easily understand

About Us

Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher headquartered in Nicosia, Cyprus. Delivering legendary games since 1998, Wargaming has grown to become one of the leaders in the free-to-play MMO gaming industry with 4500+ employees and more than 20 offices globally. Over 200 million players enjoy Wargaming’s titles across all major gaming platforms, including the massively popular World of Tanks and World of Warships. 

Working in our company means always having interesting challenges and gaining valuable experience while working with top-class experts. 

Take your place among our passionate and experienced team and bring out the best in yourself at Wargaming!

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