Technical Cinematic Generalist

Burnaby, BC
Canada

Category
Experience Required
Yes
Employment Type
Contractor

Job Description
TEKsystems Canada Corporation

Business address: 4601 Canada Way Suite 401 Burnaby BC
Job role: Technical Cinematic Generalist

About TEKsystems:

TEKsystems is growing a team of talented, creative, fun-loving professionals from around the world who are united in their passion for video games to support one of our clients located in Vancouver, Canada.

THE POSITION:

TEKsystems is looking for a Technical Cinematic Generalist to support a major client in Vancouver, Canada. As a Technical Cinematic Generalist, you are responsible for working with the Art Director and Cinematic Director to oversee the production of cinematic sets for video games from the greybox stage to shippable quality. You will be expected to work closely with the storyboard, animation, layout, lighting, level art, and FX teams to proactively remove blockers and assist with any level related issues or requests. At times, you will need to work closely with the design team to negotiate or come to a consensus with design to solve art/design issues. You will be expected to drive issues to resolution and get buy-in from involved parties.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Placing, replacing, and assembling art assets into the level.
* Working with AD and Art Leads to achieve visual direction for the level.
* Collaborating with Level Designer(s) ensuring level is playable and performant.
* Engaging with Level Designer(s) when there is a conflict between art and gameplay priorities.
* Working the Art Leads to create environment set breakout sheets.
* Communicating cinematic set requirements to environment art team.
* Create, integrate and test cinematic level scripting in-line with gameplay and level scripting.
* Work with engineers to test and provide feedback for custom cinematic toolsets.
* Tuning materials, lighting, cinematics cameras and layout where appropriate.
* Collaborate with the Director to create cinematic in-game moments where appropriate.
* Building assets where appropriate.
* Optimizing content to achieve performance profiles and collaborating with technical artists.
Job Requirements
REQUIREMENTS:
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* Minimum 2-4 years of environment art experience on level-based titles.
* Experience with level creation and how different disciplines work together (art/design).
* Expert in Unreal Engine 4 development tools;
* Experience with Blueprint scripting.
* Strong understanding of composition, material and lighting fundamentals.
* Strong working knowledge of Maya.
* Strong working knowledge of Photoshop.
* Strong understanding of cinematic camera language
* Cinematic pipeline creation experience a plus.
* Shader authoring and scripting are a plus.
* Excellent work ethic and problem-solving skills, able to work well with minimal supervision.
We are pleased to accept applications from underrepresented groups and encourage applications from Indigenous persons, youth, new immigrants, and persons with disabilities

Terms of employment: Contract, project based
Wage: $37-$45/hour (commensurate with experience)
Benefits package offered: N/A (Contract)
Location(s) of work: Vancouver Canada

Contact information, including telephone number, cell phone number, email address, fax number, or mailing address: Mike Collins;

Interested candidates should submit their application.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888 472-3411 or email accommodation@teksystems .com for other accommodation options.