Senior Technical Artist

· Toronto, Ontario
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

The Role

As a Senior Technical Artist, you will play a leadership role in contributing to the success of our platform team by maximizing the visual fidelity of our products while staying within the performance constraints of our target devices including mobile VR HMD’s such as the Oculus Quest 2. We are looking for someone who is an excellent collaborator, with significant experience in a AAA game studio art asset creation and supervisory role.

 

This is a full time position with remote and work from home options available until we can safely work in the office.

 

Responsibilities

  • Design, and develop visual assets optimized for performance gains (including materials, textures and shaders), while maintaining visual fidelity on mobile platforms
  • Develop lighting setups and troubleshoot issues
  • Design VFX and particle systems
  • Collaborate with programmers to develop and test new visual features, including game demonstrations/user testing
  • GPU profiling on mobile VR platforms
  • Optimize meshes and materials for mobile VR platforms
  • Collaborate with artists to visualize design concepts and prototypes
  • Be proactive in defining and maintaining asset workflows, structure, and production standards in an agile environment

 

Essential Experience/Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience with Unreal Engine in a similar role
  • In-depth knowledge of Unreal 4 editor workflows 
  • Comfortable in a range of content creation software including Maya, and Zbrush/Mudbox
  • Ability to author functional and efficient materials with Unreal material editor
  • Strong knowledge of fundamental art concepts
  • Knowledge of lighting technique
  • Able to use and modify scripts in various languages (MEL/Python/Blueprints)

 

Useful Skills & Experience

  • Experience in VR or user-generated content
  • Experience with Houdini or Substance Painter/Designer
  • Understanding of game engine features in video games
  • Ability to solve complex problems with simple solutions
  • Capacity to think out-of-the-box to overcome technical challenges
  • Experience writing, debugging and profiling HLSL or GLSL shaders


Company Description

Lumeto is an immersive learning and spatial solutions company, founded by a team of technology and content veterans passionate about the possibilities of spatial computing. Lumeto enables the future of work through its advanced XR simulation, training and skills assessment platform, Involve XR. Working with global enterprises across VR, AR and MR platforms to build, integrate and deploy scalable learning solutions, Lumeto currently operates across: health and safety, field operations and soft skill development. Visit https://lumeto.com/ for more information.


What We Offer

Appetite for adventure? Bored of bureaucracy? Rearing for responsibility? 

If this speaks to you, Lumeto is the place for you. We offer the opportunity to work on incredible projects with great people, break out of corporate bureaucracy and take on leadership opportunities. Our employees have a voice in our work to revolutionize the workplace with spatial technologies.


Where We Work

We work together in a new 8000 sq. ft studio in Toronto featuring a state of the art motion capture facility, located just minutes away from both Dundas West and Lansdowne Subway Stations, off the main road. Our staff love our hidden XR and Virtual Production paradise.


Core Values

Our core values support teamwork and transparency that allow us to create more together than we could alone. Through ongoing learning and self managing initiative we seek to improve our skill sets, find better ways of working and ultimately deliver creative experiences that make our customers say ‘wow’!

  • Find Learning
  • Design for Wow
  • Work for Teamwork
  • Take Initiative
  • Interact with Transparency

We are an employer who values diversity and inclusion. We welcome different perspectives that come from lived experiences. Interacting with transparency is important to us in every aspect of our work. We strive for an open, honest, and effective workplace because trust is the foundation of our company. We are open to thinking differently, accommodating your needs to succeed, and straying from the conventional.

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  • Location
    Toronto, Ontario
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level