Job Description For Unreal Engine Technical Artist
ABOUT EAGLE 3D STREAMING
Eagle 3D is a leading R&D cloud game streaming company that provides a user-friendly platform for quick Unreal Engine game deployment to the cloud. With strong ties to Epic Games and active community engagement through our podcasts and panels, we’re a key player in the cloud streaming sphere. We’re based in Texas, USA, with overseas development operations in Bangladesh.
Eagle 3D Streaming Company is seeking a talented and experienced Unreal Engine Technical Artist to join our dynamic team. As an Unreal Engine Technical Artist, you will play a pivotal role in bridging the gap between artistic vision and technical implementation. You will collaborate closely with our development, art, and design teams to ensure that our projects are optimized, visually stunning, and meet the highest standards of performance. This role requires a deep understanding of Unreal Engine, various 3D modeling and animation tools, and a strong passion for creating immersive and interactive experiences.
- Collaborate with artists, designers, and programmers to implement high-quality visual effects, shaders, lighting, and materials within the Unreal Engine environment.
- Optimize assets and scenes for optimal performance on various platforms, ensuring a seamless and immersive experience for end-users.
- Develop and maintain pipeline tools, scripts, and workflows to streamline the production process, integrating tools like Max, Maya, Cinema 4D, Houdini, and other relevant software.
- Identify and troubleshoot technical intricacies related to Unreal Engine content streaming, including compression, rendering, decompression, and data transmission.
- Prototype and implement new graphics techniques, procedural content creation methods, and interactive features to enhance visual quality and user engagement.
- Provide expertise in various areas such as shading, lighting, procedural creation, scripting, optimization, and visual effects.
- Collaborate with rendering programmers to provide feedback and prototype results, leading to efficient content optimization.
- Research and stay up-to-date with the latest industry trends and technologies, implementing cutting-edge solutions to elevate our projects.
- Leverage your expertise in Unreal Engine shaders, lighting, and materials to enhance the visual finesse and overall aesthetics of streamed content.
- Collaborate synergistically with engineers to develop tools and plugins that amplify our streaming solutions’ capabilities, enhancing artist workflows.
- Lead content optimization initiatives, analyzing performance metrics and offering recommendations to achieve optimal Unreal Engine streaming quality.
- Stay abreast of industry trends, tools, and techniques, particularly those pertinent to real-time Unreal Engine streaming and content creation.
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Game Development, Computer Graphics, or related field. Advanced degrees are advantageous.
- Proven track record as a Technical Artist, with a specific focus on Unreal Engine, Unity or equivalent technology.
- Proficient in Unreal Engine,Unity or various areas of game development, including Modelling & Texturing, Scripting/Tools Development, Lighting, Shaders (GLSL/HSLS), VFX, Rendering & Post Processing, Rigging, and Animation
- Strong understanding of the Graphic Rendering Pipeline for next-gen technologies
- In-depth understanding of real-time rendering techniques within Unreal Engine, including shaders, materials, and lighting.
- Familiarity with streaming technologies and protocols, encompassing compression methods, adaptive streaming, and network optimization
- Knowledge In Unreal Engine, including experience with Blueprints, materials, and level streaming.
- Strong skills in 3D modeling and animation software such as Max, Maya, Cinema 4D, Houdini, etc.
- Familiarity with scripting languages such as Python, MAXScript
- Solid understanding of trigonometry, vector math, and how computers render scenes.
- Prior experience optimizing assets and scenes for various platforms without compromising visual quality.
- Excellent problem-solving skills, able to diagnose and address technical challenges efficiently.
- Strong communication skills to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
- A strong portfolio showcasing your technical art expertise, with examples of optimized assets, visual effects, and interactive features.
- Proficiency in ARCHICAD, REVIT, AutoCAD, SketchUp, Rhino 3D + Grasshopper, 3DS Max, Lumion, Twinmotion + Unreal Engine, VRay, and Enscape.
- Proficiency with cloud-based streaming solutions and services.
- Background in optimizing content for diverse hardware platforms and devices.
- Experience working in the streaming or real-time 3D industry.
- Familiarity with real-time ray tracing and advanced rendering techniques.
- Knowledge of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) development.
- Previous experience with procedural content generation tools and techniques.
- Previous work in the Computer Graphics (CG) field for Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) or Enterprise industries
- Online communication, team-collaboration skills, and English fluency
- Experience with Game Engines like Unreal, Unity, or CryEngine (bonus)
- Familiarity with Source Control systems (Git, Perforce, Mercurial)
- Strong technical background in Art Production Process and Workflows
- Join an avant-garde team reshaping the dynamics of Unreal Engine content delivery and engagement.
- Contribute to innovative projects spanning varied industries, from gaming to architecture to entertainment.
- Collaborate with luminaries in both artistic and technological domains, shaping groundbreaking streaming solutions.
- Competitive compensation package, encompassing benefits and avenues for professional growth.
If you’re propelled by a passion for pushing the limits of real-time Unreal Engine streaming technology and possess the capabilities to catalyze transformative outcomes, we extend a warm invitation to apply for the role of Unreal Engine Technical Artist at Eagle. Join us in sculpting the future of immersive 3D experiences.
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