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Bungie is looking for a talented Technical Artist to join our team. You will collaborate with an equally passionate team of content creators to build out 3D and animation content and pipelines. When you use 3D software, do you find yourself gravitating toward the script editor to automate and extend functionality? Are you passionate about supporting content teams to bring characters and experiences to life? If this role speaks to you, we are right there with you, it's what drives us every day. Give us a shout, we want to hear from you. We are the makers of worlds, dreams, and amazing things.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Acquire a deep understanding of our engine and related tools

  • Partner with stakeholders to develop and maintain internal & external tools pipelines, supporting artists working efficiently

  • Operation of Bungie’s proprietary rigging system, DCC tools and game editor

  • Alignment with Project & Art Direction to push the boundaries of what the engine & project can achieve

  • Collaboration with Character 3D Art, Hard-Surface 3D Art, World Art, Animation, Design and Engineering

  • Creation of technical content for various assets meeting Bungie’s shipping quality bar (Skeletons, Rigs, Skin Weighting, Cloth, Shaders & more)

  • Quality assurance for 3D art and animation content

  • Provide desk-side support for Artists & Animators

  • Documenting processes required to educate artists on new tools or workflows

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Professional or personal experience working with real-time game engines

  • Proficiency at Rigging in Autodesk Maya or equivalent software

  • Scripting or Programming experience in Python, C#, C++ or equivalent

  • Comfortable with prototyping and fast iterative development cycles

  • Experience partnering with and providing feedback for external artists

  • Problem solving skills, good collaboration and a keen eye for detail are critical for success in this role

NICE-TO-HAVE SKILLS

  • 3D Modeling

  • Animation

  • Shader building (node-based / HLSL / GLSL)

  • Procedural content generation (Houdini / Blender Geometry nodes)

  • Knowledge of anatomy

  • Face rigging

  • User interface design

  • Leadership and management experience

So you don't meet every requirement listed in this job description? Do you think your experience level is not where it needs to be? Studies show that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they believe they meet every single qualification. Bungie is focused on building a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace. If you're interested in this position but your past experience doesn't line up perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we want you to apply anyway. The right role for you may be right around the corner!

Most Bungie full-time employees will adopt a digital first approach allowing remote work in Bungie approved locations (outside of positions identified as 100% onsite in Bellevue/Seattle, or individuals preferring a hybrid/flex environment). Prospective full-time employees located outside of CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IL, MA, MD, MN, NC, NJ, NY, OR, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, or WI will need to establish residency in one of the states we are compliant in within 45 days of a start date. Contractors will follow a digital first approach adhering to the location guidelines agreed upon by our third-party employer/vendor and Bungie. Bungie’s remote policy is subject to change at the company’s discretion.

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