UI Technical Artist - Sanzaru Games

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Summary

Sanzaru Games is looking for an experienced UI Technical Artist to work on VR games in Unreal Engine. In this position, you will collaborate with the design and engineering teams to implement and maintain UI systems, build rapid prototypes, optimize assets, and hook up states, data, and animation using Unreal's visual scripting. You will use your technical expertise to fill in the gaps between visual mockups and fully realized UI in game that is polished and ready to ship.

Required Skills

  • Develop functional UI prototypes in Unreal Engine to quickly iterate on design ideas and bring UI Concepts to life
  • Work closely with Engineering and other disciplines to implement UI features into the game with a high level of polish and consistency
  • Implement Unreal Blueprint and Material solutions to bridge the gap between functionality from code and visuals in the game
  • Help establish pipelines and manage UI assets in Unreal Engine so they are well optimized for performance and visual fidelity
  • Establish and document technical standards and best practices
  • Continually test and debug the UI throughout development


Minimum Qualification

  • 3+ years of experience as a Technical Artist or UI Artist managing implementation
  • Experience with Unreal Engine or extensive experience with comparable next gen game engine
  • Experience working with UI Scripting or working with Unreal Blueprints
  • Experience with Photoshop and Illustrator as well as knowledge of 3D programs such as Maya, or 3DS Max
  • Demonstrate understanding of graphics optimization practices
  • Proven positive communication and organization skills


Preferred Qualification

  • Motion graphics, 3D, or VFX experience
  • Experience working in AAA games or VR applications


EOE

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