Technical Art Director

    Full Time
    Frisco, Texas, United States
    Posted 7 months ago

    Job Details

    The Technical Art Director’s primary responsibility is research, technical aesthetic fidelity, innovation, coordination and leadership with our technical artists, FX artists, engineers and data analysts. In addition to defining best practices and competitive awareness, the Technical Art Director must understand emerging trends and technologies in video game content and make strategic recommendations on how they can benefit and/or impact the game. the game; the studio or project; establish and maintain the functional vision.

    Areas that the Technical Art Director is responsible for include visual R&D, performance tracking, standard setting, as well as process, pipeline issues, and definition.


    • Ensure that the artistic direction of the project is carried out technically and establish an effective production plan for the execution
    • Pilot and launch state-of-the-art visuals and procedural systems that complement the game design
    • Ensure visual quality throughout the game
    • Collaborate with senior management to ensure alignment of technical art plans and project design requirements
    • Contribute to the long-term vision of technical art and graphic design at the studio
    • Work closely with programming, technical art, special effects, artistic optimization and art teams
    • Cooperate with programmers to improve the graphics engine
    • Act as a bridge between the artistic and programming teams
    • Define, revise, test and integrate new tools to activate the artistic department. to create stunning art
    • Develop, regularly communicate and document technical art standards, technical constraints, best practices and techniques
    • Keep abreast of trends in computer graphics (ex. SIGGRAPH)
    • Mentor, guide and direct technical and FX artists, providing examples and arranging training as needed
    • Actively partner with studio management in recruitment and career development efforts


    • 5+ years of industry experience
    • Experience in leading teams of artists
    • Knowledge and experience in one or more of the following artistic disciplines: environmental art, visual effects, surface art
    • Knowledge of industry relevant 2D and 3D art software
    • Relevant experience in programming and/or scriptwriting
    • Understanding of industry leading processes, tools and techniques
    • Experience in the technical and background operation of 3D graphics engines and their process

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    Job Category

    Art Director, Creative Director, Creative Technologist, Design Director



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