OS World Technical Artist

Art/Animation Bellevue, Washington


Description

ABOUT FIREWALK™

At Firewalk, our mission is to spark incredible multiplayer experiences that inspire memorable moments. We’re building a world-class, next-generation game studio where people come first. For us, setting a high-quality bar, creating something extraordinary, and treating each other with trust and respect go hand-in-hand. Our collaborative team of amazing creators are crafting new worlds that ignite imagination and connection. Join us to deliver awesome gaming entertainment, rooted in strong gameplay and inspiring art that captures the joy of playing together.

We are currently working on an unannounced, original multiplayer game that is being published by our partners at Sony Interactive Entertainment. We’re actively looking to add visionary creators who thrive in an environment where the “status quo” just won’t do and who genuinely want to be part of a collaborative, inclusive, and respectful team.

Firewalk is proud to be part of the ProbablyMonsters family of studios who recently raised $250 million to secure our future and our team with the benefits of a long-lasting career.

THE ROLE

Firewalk Studios is looking for a World OS Technical Artist who is interested in applying their skills to help bring exceptional entertainment to millions of players. As our World OS Technical Artist, you will be responsible for collaborating with the internal and external partners to support the content needs of the World Art and Level Design teams with a major focus on organized and clean integration assistance.

WHO YOU ARE

  • You have a deep working knowledge of Unreal asset management and validation.
  • You are familiar with the technical requirements of World Art assets in a AAA, first person game.
  • You are a flexible communicator who can take advantage of remote working tools and software (Email, Slack, Zoom, MSFT Teams, etc.).
  • You can deliver feedback in a concise and constructive manner.
  • You enjoy seeing multi-faceted and distributed workflows come together to make a sum greater than the parts.

WHAT YOUR DAY MIGHT LOOK LIKE

  • Coordinate with OS Art Lead to provide and receive updates on incoming and outgoing content packages.
  • Provide detailed and organized management of general upkeep and clean integration of packages.
  • Interface with tracking software such as Jira and Shotgrid to maintain updated statuses of assignments.
  • Collaborate with the internal Art Leads to discuss any upcoming content creation or tool support needs.
  • Receive updates from the external Art Leads and answer any pending questions or concerns regarding ongoing work.
  • Participate in playtests.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience and technical knowledge of Unreal content creation and asset validation processes.
  • Proven methods for providing timely and effective content feedback and tracking.
  • You have a strong technical understanding of content creation tools and workflows, with production experience supporting at least one of the major DCCs.
  • You have collaborated with a team to meet shared goals, or ship a project as an OS Coordinator or Technical Artist.
  • Experience with the production cycle of competitive multiplayer games is a big plus.
OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU
  • A people-first culture founded on respect, trust, approachability, and accountability.
  • A stable home that values your potential, deeply cares about your work-life balance, and is committed to investing in your craft and long-term career.
  • Competitive benefits package including health and family benefits, employee assistance program, flexible and paid time off, financial benefits and professional and personal development.
ABOUT PROBABLYMONSTERS™ STUDIOS

ProbablyMonsters Studios is a developer-led independent game company. Our mission is to unite, guide, and empower talented teams to create exceptional original games. We have built a sustainable development process that is committed to providing our teams the resources and creative environment needed to foster stable, rewarding, and life-long careers.
While each of our studios has a unique identity built around the type of gamer experience they are creating, all of them are bonded by the core values of respect, trust, accountability, and approachability.