Technical Art Director
CCP - North America | Decatur GA 30030 USA | Full Time | Posted: 11/16/2012
We have employees from over 30 countries, representing a truly international community and we are growing in 2010.
CCP - SHANGHAI, CHINA - the home of DUST 514, console game with 70 employees in a new office that is looking for creative talent in programming and art.
CCP - REYKJAVIK, ICELAND - our Corporate Headquarters, and the home of EVE Online. situated next to the harbor with views of the mountains, water and the city. Walking distance from downtown.
CCP - NEWCASTLE, UK - a key technology center for CCP. Famous for great ale and wonderful people, Newcastle sits on the north bank of the River Tyne, just 200 miles from London.
CCP - DECATUR, GEORGIA - inside the Atlanta perimeter in the heart of downtown Decatur, full of great shops and restaurants.
CCP is looking for a Technical Art Director to develop and support the art production pipeline for World of Darkness in Atlanta. The Technical Art Director leads a team of technical artists who will interface with every discipline in the art department to develop tools and processes critical to the delivery of all art content.
Make critical art pipeline and process decisions
Direct efforts of the Technical Art staff to develop the art tool chain, documentation, and maintain clear lines of communication with the art and engineering staff
Work with the Senior Producer to insure that the art priorities are effectively defined within any technical constraints and that the pipeline and processes meet the products goals in a timely fashion
Work with the Art Director to insure that the technical art priorities satisfy the needs of the art department and achieve the highest bar in visual quality
Work with the Technical Director to insure the engineering priorities are being understood and properly executed in the course of achieving the visual targets set by the art department
Provides mentorship to the technical art staff and facilitates training opportunities to develop the tech art discipline in CCP Atlanta
Report department staffing needs, define hiring requirements and evaluation process, and support future recruitment efforts for Technical Art staff
Create and maintain documentation standards and practices for both customer facing support documentation as well as technical specification and design documentation
Track efficiency of asset pipelines and processes throughout the life of the project, identifying bottlenecks and fixing them where necessary
This job listing originated on Gamasutra.com, the game industry's leader.
Strong communication skills with both technical and non-technical team members
Five+ years of experience in the Technical Art field
At least one shipped AAA title as a Technical Art Director or Lead Technical Artist
Expert-level experience with at least one general purpose scripting language (Python, Lua, etc)
Experience with polygonal modeling, rendering, animation, and DCC application scripting in Maya or Max
Basic knowledge of traditional programming languages (C++, C#)
|Location||Decatur, GA, 30030, United States|
|Categories||Art / Animation|
|Contact Name||Scarlet Dangerfield|
|How to apply||Applications are no longer accepted for this job posting.|
|Primary Phone||(404) 292-1819 x 570|