Technical Artist

Emergent VR

San Francisco, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Web/Graphic Design/Internet
  • Post Date: 12/25/2020
  • Website: emergentvr.com
  • Company Address: 415 Jackson st, San Francisco, CA, 94111

About Emergent VR

Emergent is a leader in mixed reality design and development. We are a world-class producer of immersive entertainment experiences, combining storytelling with cutting edge engineering and design. Founders Peter Wilkins and Chris Wheeler have worked together on Academy Award-nominated films, are credited on blockbuster AAA video games, pioneered 360 VR video, and have been working in consumer VR together longer than most VR companies have existed.

Job Description

About Emergent

Emergent creates next-generation immersive entertainment experiences.  We’re led by veterans from DreamWorks, Disney, and 2K, and we’re backed by the best investors in Silicon Valley.  Our team works with the best companies and brands to create the future of mixed reality entertainment.

 

Job Description

Emergent is looking for a Technical Artist to join the team.  You will work directly with the founders and content team to create mixed reality entertainment experiences for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift.

 

You’re excited about the new types of experiences possible in AR/VR, and want to get your hands dirty working with both the art and content pipeline of a mixed reality studio. You are interested in creating beautiful assets as well as improving and extending the production pipeline through scripting and tools.  You’re a self-motivated team player with great communication skills and a passion to be part of the virtual reality revolution.  

 

The Role

  • Create tools and scripts for other artists.
  • Extend and improve the asset creation pipeline.
  • Work with other artists to troubleshoot issues and improve workflow.
  • Contribute to asset creation and refinement.


Requirements

  • Experience creating assets using Autodesk Maya.
  • Experience creating custom shelf tools in Maya.
  • Experience scripting in C#, MEL, or Python.
  • Previous technical artist (game) or technical director (film/animation) experience.
  • Strong digital art skills and portfolio.
  • Passion and enthusiasm for Virtual Reality.

 

Nice-To-Haves

  • Previous VR experience.
  • C++ programming experience.

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