Technical Artist

    • Bangalore, India

Position at Zynga

The Technical Artist will be collaborating with a team of fellow technical artists, as well as periodically collaborating with web and mobile engineers directly, to effectively implement completed art assets into Flash Professional and facilitate seamless asset integration in Unity. You act as a link between artists and the engineering team, championing optimal performance and efficiency in the game's final visual assets, as well as working to effectively solve any art-related bugs or hitches that may arise during production.
Required Skills:

  • Ability to effectively communicate with team members of varying disciplines, including the written documentation of pipeline processes
  • Core Photoshop CS6 skills such as compositing, tiling, and export optimization
  • Exceptional knowledge of Flash Professional CS6
  • Deep understanding of Unity, including shaders , lighting, and NGUI
  • Technical background in developing scripts, Photoshop actions, and other automation tools necessary for art implementation and optimization
  • Deep understanding of particle emitters and animation processes
  • Ability to craft quick concept mockups using Flash, Photoshop, and/or Unity
  • Experience with asset optimization for the efficient use of resources on web and mobile platforms
  • Ability to support the art team with troubleshooting and technical assistance
  • Strong problem-solving methodology
Recommended Skills:
  • 4+ years experience in games development, with shipped titles
  • Deep understanding of After Effects CS6 and Particle Illusion
  • A real passion for games, social slots, and social networking
  • Prior experience with version control software such as Perforce
What we offer:
  • Work in a studio that has complete P&L ownership of games
  • Competitive salary, discretionary annual bonus scheme and Zynga RSUs
  • Full medical, accident as well as life insurance benefits
  • Catered breakfast, lunch and evening snacks
  • Child care facilities for women employees and discounted facilities for male employees
  • Well stocked pantry
  • Generous Paid Maternity/Paternity leave
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Active Employee Resource Groups - Women at Zynga
  • Frequent employee events
  • Additional leave options for most employees
  • Flexible working hours on many teams
  • Casual dress every single day
  • Work with cool people and impact millions of daily players!

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