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Lead Technical Artist
Updated on 2/3/2023
Remote • United States
Experience Level
  • A thorough understanding of the technical art landscape in game development
  • An aptitude for people management/developing leadership skills, with a particular focus on employee well-being
  • Skills in using Python, HLSL, and common DCC tools like Houdini and Substance
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Past demonstrated technical leadership of any kind
  • Previous experience managing people
  • Experience scheduling, scoping, and/or distributing technical work
  • Lead a team of approximately 8 technical artists in the design and development of Insomniac's technical art tools and pipelines
  • Drive the forward development of Insomniac's technical art
  • Provide technical and creative direction and feedback to your team
  • Provide coaching, performance evaluation, and career development for members of your team
  • Contribute code to some tools and pipelines, though never at the expense of non-technical responsibilities
  • Plan, organize, monitor, and evaluate your team's work
  • Communicate technical requirements and limitations to production teams
  • Participate in the hiring and onboarding of new employees
  • Collaborate with Insomniac studio leadership to support studio cultural values and foster a positive work environment
  • Other duties may be assigned
PlayStation Global

5,001-10,000 employees

Online multiplayer gaming and digital media delivery service
Company Overview
Playstation's mission is to deliver new joy, excitement and awe to everyone. The company builds software and hardware for gaming consoles and content.
  • Health and wellness: Medical (PPO, HDHP, and HMO), dental, vision, disability, employee assistance program, flexible spending accounts, health savings account, student loan repayment assistance, education reimbursement program, wellness reimbursement, identity theft protection, basic and voluntary life and AD&D insurance, business travel accident insurance, 4.5% 401(k) match, commuter program, additional voluntary programs (group legal, pet insurance, auto and home insruance), onsite flu shots and biometric screenings
  • Family and time off: 12 paid holidays, generous PTO, paid parental leave, adoption assistance program, 529 college savings plan match, back-up child care, parental and elder care coaching
  • Perks: Sony product discounts, passport perks program, monthly $10 Playstation Network voucher, employee referral bonus, game launch events
Company Core Values
  • Dreams & Curiosity: Pioneer the future with dreams and curiosity
  • Diversity: Pursue the creation of the very best by harnessing diversity and varying viewpoints
  • Integrity & Sincerity: Earn the trust for the Sony brand through ethical and responsible conduct
  • Sustainability: Fulfill our stakeholder responsibilities through disciplined business practices