Technical Artist

WHO WE ARE
 

ForwardXP develops leading edge video games and AR/VR software applications. Our veteran team has decades of experience developing legendary game franchises and other high-performance applications on emerging platforms. We also publish independent video games for all hardware platforms through our publishing label, including the hit-game “Please, Don’t Touch Anything.”

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING
 

We're looking for a passionate and driven Technical Artist with a voracious curiosity to dig in to bleeding edge technology and understanding emerging approaches and solutions.  As a Technical Artist you will work as part of a small team to solve tough technical challenges in a high energy, startup like environment with experienced industry leaders and a highly collaborative team. 
 

WHO YOU ARE
 

•    Expert level experience in major 3D software tools including Z-Brush, 3ds Max, Maya, etc.  
•    Deep understanding of graphics technologies, draw-call optimization, and FX rendering.    
•    3+ years of professional experience as a Modeler or FX Artist for games.
•    Experience writing efficient shaders/materials for Unity/Unreal.
•    Able to collaborate and work well with a team.
•    Passionate about games and development of real-time experiences.

•    Must be legally able to work in the US.

•    This is a full-time position in our Dallas, Texas office. 
 

BONUS POINTS
 

•    Degree, or equivalent, in Computer Science or engineering. 
•    Experience with multiple video game platforms from mobile to consoles. 
•    Experience developing on VR Platforms.
•    Experience writing scripts/tools for Maya or 3DS Max.
•    Experience with Unity’s/Unreal’s particle systems.
•    Experience creating animation rigs in Maya.