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Character Animator E-mail

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for a talented, self-motivated Animator to join us in creating content for a high profile role-playing game.

 
Concept Artist E-mail

Obsidian Entertainment seeks a passionate and skilled Concept Artist to join our growing team of RPG developers.

 

Senior Environment Artist E-mail

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for a talented, self-motivated Environment Artist to collaborate with a growing team of developers.

 

Technical Artist - World Performance E-mail

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for a knowledgeable, responsible, and collaborative Technical Artist to assist our growing team of RPG developers with world organization and performance.

 

Senior Technical Artist - Houdini E-mail

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for an experienced and talented Houdini Technical Artist, to join our growing team of RPG developers.

 

Animation Director E-mail

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for an experienced, highly skilled, and organized Animation Director to join our growing team of talented RPG developers. 

 

UI Artist E-mail

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for a UI Artist to collaborate in the design and creation of the user experience for our next great RPG.

 

VFX Artist E-mail

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for a talented and self-motivated VFX Artist to join the team making our next world-class RPG.

 

Lighting Artist E-mail

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for a talented, self-motivated Lighting Artist to join our growing team of RPG developers.

 

Intermediate/Senior System Designer E-mail

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for an Intermediate System Designer and a Senior System Designer to join our team of talented developers.

 

Combat Systems Designer E-mail

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for a Combat Systems Designer with proven experience developing first-person melee combat gameplay to join our team of talented developers.

 

Area Designer E-mail

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for an Area Designer to join us in creating our next great multi-platform RPG.

 

Gameplay Programmer E-mail

Obsidian is looking for experienced gameplay programmers familiar with developing games using the Unreal Engine.

 

Graphics Programmer E-mail

Obsidian is looking for experienced programmers to work with our team of artists and designers to deliver the artistic vision of our next world class RPG using the Unreal Engine.

 

Engine Programmer E-mail

Obsidian is looking for experienced programmers to develop, debug, and optimize engine-level systems in the Unreal Engine.

 

Sound Designer E-mail

Obsidian is looking for a creative and technical Sound Designer with the capability to design and implement assets, manage entire projects, and specialize in key audio systems.

 

Lead Sound Designer E-mail

Obsidian is looking for a creative and technical Lead Sound Designer with the capability to design and implement assets, lead the audio efforts for a new project, and specialize in key audio systems.

 

Technical Artist - World Performance

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for a knowledgeable, responsible, and collaborative Technical Artist to assist our growing team of RPG developers with world organization and performance.

This position requires a solid understanding of the current concerns, performance monitoring tools and pipelines for open world development in Unreal Engine 4 on PCs and game consoles. This Technical Artist will work with the Art Director, Technical Director, and production artists.

Responsibilities

  • Proactively seek out inefficiencies and problems in existing world building pipelines and identify potential solutions
  • Improve and enhance tools/processes for effective streaming and optimization throughout the project cycle
  • Assist programmers and designers in researching and developing new game features
  • Assist in checking art content against technical and performance guidelines prior to integration in the game
  • Establish processes and best practices to ensure all models are set up, exported, and integrated into the game properly
  • Collaborate with artists and designers to maintain organization in the editor and that all developers are keeping to the established best practices
  • Establish processes that enable many developers to work together efficiently on a given area in the game
  • Perform regular audits on levels to make sure best practices are followed and work with others to resolve issues
  • Perform necessary optimization tasks including hardware instancing, LOD creation and manipulation, distance culling, HLOD creation, etc.

Requirements

  • A strong artistic and game educated eye
  • Functional knowledge of efficient and performant open world creation in Unreal Engine 4
  • 4+ years of open world development, in the game industry with 2 shipped titles
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively balance the needs of game design, art and programming

Pluses

  • Experience using 3ds Max, Maya, or Houdini
  • Experience with other game engines, like Frostbite, Unity, etc.
  • Experience developing Blueprints in Unreal Engine 4
  • Be able to work comfortably with common scripting languages (MAXScript, MEL script, Python, etc.)

Portfolio Requirements

  • A web portfolio that demonstrates visual quality with performance in game environments
  • Samples, demonstrations or documentation of tools pipelines developed to overcome past challenges

Obsidian Entertainment is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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