Senior Technical Artist, Weapons & Vehicles

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Senior Technical Artist, Weapons & Vehicles

Sony Bend Studio, renowned creator of Days Gone, Uncharted: Golden Abyss, and Syphon Filter, is seeking outstanding talent to join our passionate and creative family in crafting our next high-profile AAA console title.

 

We are seeking a Senior Technical Artist who will contribute to the artistic vision and development of a AAA product with a specialized focus on creating weapon and vehicle assets, art tools, techniques, and processes.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Create high quality weapon and vehicle rigs.
  • Work with design, engineering, and art leadership to drive development of the weapon and vehicle asset pipeline.
  • Manage the creation of related weapon and vehicle art assembly tools.
  • Contribute to the development and management of weapon and vehicle assets that align with artistic direction.
  • Be responsible for weapon and vehicle asset optimization and ensure that performance requirements are met.

 

Requirements/Education:

  • Expert understanding of Python.
  • Expert understanding of Maya.
  • Extensive portfolio with examples of current, hands-on work.
  • Multiple examples of tools and scripts for asset creation.
  • Some existing current-gen video game platform experience is desirable.

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Maya API.
  • Understanding of C++.
  • Good understanding of firearm and vehicle mechanics or engineering.

 

 

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender (including gender identity, gender expression and gender reassignment), race (including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin), religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, disability, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, trade union membership or membership in any other legally protected category.

We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.

PlayStation is a Fair Chance employer and qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for employment.

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Date posted: 2022-07-23