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Technical Art Director

Epic Games

Cary, NC 04-03-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
ART

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 leader who can drive a multi-disciplinary team of artists and designers to deliver LEGO assets across frequent updates in a live-service product. Coming from a proven background in Computer Game Art, you will work across departments, collaborating with Art, Tech, and Production to manage and streamline the LEGO asset-building process. You will be excellent at organization, capable of navigating complex dependencies, bid on future endeavors, and comfortable communicating projections to leadership. You will use your strong visual aesthetic to ensure the successful execution of the creative vision.

In this role, you will
• Be an expert in LEGO's unique visual style
• Maintain strong relationships with discipline leaders to ensure the successful delivery of shippable assets for LEGO Fortnite
• Discover and mitigate bottlenecks to improve the process and increase team velocity
• Collaborate with the Product and IP teams to plan and deliver assets for Cosmetics, in addition to assets for the base game
• Support fostering a great relationship with IP Partners
• Know how to evaluate ROI and make effective compromises while maintaining Epic's high standards
• Be adaptive and open to continuous improvements as the game and process evolves

What we're looking for
• Experience having a leadership role in a large production environment
• Strong understanding of art fundamentals, multiple art styles, and appeal
• A deep understanding of the game development process and art pipelines
• Experience with Unreal Engine, Perforce, Jira, and Shotgrid
• Excellent leadership and communication skills
• Fondness for LEGO

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

$235,042 - $344,728 USD

California Base Pay Range

$215,456 - $316,001 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-g3z0n5-3-215-16-238-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $235,042 to $344,728 Per Year ($ 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.