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Senior Tech Artist

Epic Games

Cary, NC 04-01-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

What We Do

Push your artistic talent to the limit on a team of world-class environment, character and concept artists who strive to innovate and inspire.

What You'll Do

Epic is looking for a Senior Tech Artist to join our team working on Fortnite. A successful candidate should have a broad knowledge of art creation for games. They should understand modeling, texturing and animation fundamentals. They should be able to combine geometry, materials, effects and UE Blueprints to create complex art. They should be able to work with a large team supporting the more technical aspects of creating art.

In this role, you will
• Create complex materials for characters, weapons and environments
• Establish workflows and tools for other artists to utilize when making unique assets
• Execute on a range of visual effects styles from realistic to stylized
• Work with engineers and artists to optimize content for many platforms
• Own gameplay and engine features from the TechArt side maintaining the high-quality bar for Fortnite

What we're looking for
• Must have a strong reel/portfolio showing executed game tech art
• Experienced knowledge of PBR principles and material editors
• Experience modeling and using texturing packagers such as Substance Designer and Painter
• Abilities in secondary areas such as modeling, skinning, animation, or lighting
• Desire and knowledge of how to push Unreal Engine further
• Desire to work with a team and own features and initiatives from inception to ship
• Familiarity with the Unreal 5 Engine art pipeline
• Experience working on multiple platforms
• Scripting experience Blueprint or other

This role is open to multiple locations (including CA & NYC).

Pay Transparency Information

The expected annual base pay range(s) for this position are detailed below. Each base pay range is relevant only for individuals who are residents of or will be expected to work within the specified locale. Compensation varies based on a variety of factors, which include (but aren't limited to) things such as skills and competencies, qualifications, knowledge, and experience. In addition to base pay, most employees are eligible to participate in Epic's generous benefit plans and discretionary incentive programs (subject to the terms of those plans or programs).

New York City Base Pay Range

$189,482 - $277,906 USD

California Base Pay Range

$166,744 - $244,558 USD

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Epic does not accept any unsolicited resumes or approaches from any unauthorized third party (including recruitment or placement agencies) (i.e., a third party with whom we do not have a negotiated and validly executed agreement). We will not pay any fees to any unauthorized third party. Further details on these matters can be found here.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d5y0b0-44-210-83-132-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $151,585 to $222,324 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile
Epic Games

Founded in 1991, Epic Games is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology. Epic operates Fortnite, one of the world’s largest games with over 350 million accounts and 2.5 billion friend connections. Epic also develops Unreal Engine, which powers the world’s leading games and is also adopted across industries such as film and television, architecture, automotive, manufacturing, and simulation.