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Eleventh Hour Games

Technical Art Director

Eleventh Hour Games, Dallas, Texas, United States, 75215


What is your role?

As a Technical Art Director for Eleventh Hour Games, you will act as the bridge between an artist and a developer, making sure we are making the best technical choices, developing efficient pipelines and driving the performance and visual quality of our games. We're looking for an experienced leader with extensive technical knowledge and who is passionate about managing people and driving best practices across our team.

This role is ideal for someone who craves ownership and has strong technical and communication skills, both written and verbal. The role requires excellent communication skills and autonomy as you will be working with a fully remote team.

Qualifications:

10+ years of applicable professional experience as a Technical Artist/TD/Tools Programmer in the video games industry2+ years in a People Leadership role

3+ years of working experience with Unity4+ years of experience with writing tools and developing workflowsWorking C# knowledge is a prerequisite for the roleStrong understanding of performance optimization including animation, particle systems, Unity game objects, renderers, shadersStrong communication, self-management, organizational, and planning skillsAbility to work within and set a schedule and deliver to deadlines effectivelyExperience with automation services such as JenkinsExperience using Motionbuilder and/or Maya as a Technical Artist/TDExperience working with the Agile Scrum methodologyExperience with workflow monitoring tools such as ClickUpExperience writing APIsStrong analytical and problem-solving skillsExperience with setting up CI/CD systems on Github or Gitlab platformsResponsibilities:

Lead ongoing performance optimization efforts related to animation, particle systems, Unity game objects, renderers, shadersLead optimization process development and oversee them across the studioProvide fast, sustainable integration support for departmentsPush the graphic fidelity of Last Epoch further while improving game performanceCollaborate and communicate with various other departmentsDesign, build, improve and optimize pipelines used by associated teams to streamline and support productionProperly document new additions and modifications to processes for both developers and usersEffectively communicate and perform updates to software to support teams across the boardReview and provide feedback for submitted codeWhy Eleventh Hour Games?EHG is a fast growing Indie Studio, focused on a passion for top-down action RPGs. We value open communication, close-knit teamwork, and opportunity for ownership and growth! Our mission is to gather and empower the next generation of creators to forge epic games. Epic games build passionate communities, which create passionate people. Passionate people turn into next year's creators. With our debut title Last Epoch, we are moving fast into the next round of adventure!

Flexible fully remote working arrangementsTeam focused environment, including casual game nights20 vacation days, 10 sick days, 5 floating holidays at the start of each year (increased with company tenure)90% paid health coverage premiums for U.S. based employees +dependentsDental, Vision for U.S. based employees + dependents401K for U.S. based employees