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Technical Artist, Senior in Austin, TX at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 11/14/2018

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Job Number: R0030984

Technical Artist, Senior

Key Role:

Use digital technologies in the creation of visual effects through the design and processing of images, extraction, combination, and manipulation of elements, and conceptualization of projects. Use digital paint and color programs, 2D and 3D tracking, modeling, composing, and lighting. Work simultaneously in technology and art as a connector between artists, engineers, and designers. Solve problems, including optimization, analysis, automation, source control, and pipelines. Provide technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems, ensuring that solutions are imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with organization objectives. Work under general direction and determine and develop approaches to solutions independently.

Basic Qualifications:

-5+ years of experience with Maya and teaching a growing team Maya best practices

-Experience with creating shaders and other aesthetic improvement projects

-Experience with optimizing performance optimization using profiling software for GPU and CPU

-Knowledge of scripting best practices

-Knowledge of the process for creating art assets, modeling, UV layout, textures, Materials, and Lighting

-Knowledge of third-party software, including Substance Designer, Substance Painter, ZBrush, Houdini, Photoshop, Knald, Xnormal, 3Dcoat, Filter Forge, or Marmoset

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-HS diploma or GED

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with Unity

-Experience with Python

-Experience with providing pro-active feedback on team workflows, efficiency, and ease of use

-Knowledge of rendering techniques and PBR workflow

-Knowledge of character creation, animation, rigging, and skinning

-Ability to troubleshoot problems and be an educator for the team regarding best practices

-Possession of excellent documentation skills

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

-BA or BS degree, preferred


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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