Location: Charlottetown
Position: Permanent
Benefits: Health, Dental & Financial offered
Relocation is also provided

Icejam is a small team of like-minded games industry veterans, and we’re looking for a Jr. Technical Artist to join our ranks. Collectively, we’ve worked for a variety of big and small studios. We pride ourselves on our open, creative environment, where every team member contributes to the games WE want to make. We want a Jr. Technical Artist who is ready to be a part of a team-driven development studio.

Our Jr. Technical Artists will be expected to work closely with all groups within the studio including artists, engineers, designers and production.

Technical Requirements

  • Basic understanding of Pixel & Vertex Shaders or Particle systems

  • Working knowledge of at least one of the following: HLSL/GLSL, C#, JavaScript, or Python.

  • Knowledge of Maya, Photoshop & Unity Engine toolsets

Key Responsibilities

  • Solid understanding of art optimisation techniques

  • Great communication skills and a positive attitude

  • Thoroughly understand and maintain a complex asset development structure

  • Collaborate, develop and refine user-friendly tools and production pipelines

  • Creation & maintenance of documentation for Technical Art features and tools

  • A strong desire to investigate new techniques in the field

  • Maintain awareness of the latest technologies, and tools

  • Consistently meet project milestones on time

  • Contribute to creative discussions with the broader team

General Requirements

  • Strong understanding of 2D/3D fundamentals

  • Basic Understanding of form, composition, mechanics, and physics

  • Ability to manage and maintain large amounts of assets

  • Ability to take direction

  • Ability to multi-task and adapt easily to change

  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines

  • Clear verbal and written communication skills

  • Passion for playing and making the industry’s best videogames

Please forward resumes and demo reel to jason@icejam.com

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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