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Full-Time

Lead Procedural Technical Artist

Posted on 6/20/2024

PlayStation Global

PlayStation Global

1,001-5,000 employees

Designs and markets gaming consoles and accessories

Consumer Software
Hardware

Compensation Overview

$170.1k - $255.1kAnnually

+ Bonus

Expert

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Category
3D Modeling
Visual Effects (VFX)
Art, Graphics & Animation
Required Skills
Communications
Requirements
  • Minimum 10 years of profession experience in computer-generated art
  • Industry experience working or shipping AAA titles
  • Expertise of 3D math fundamentals
  • Experience in designing or creating world building toolsets
  • Expert knowledge of Houdini and best practices in procedural asset creation
  • Familiar with artist workflows and processes
  • Strong understanding of algorithm design and their inherent complexity
  • Proficient scripting/programming experience in Python, PyQT/PySide, Vex
  • Ability to write clean, maintainable and extensible code with attention to reusability
  • Enthusiasm and initiative
  • Excellent spoken and written communication
  • Able and motivated to work with other team members
Responsibilities
  • Lead a team of procedural technical artists in the development and support of procedural tools for digital content creation
  • Accelerate the building of virtual worlds using proceduralism as your tool
  • Research, define, extend, and maintain procedural production pipelines, processes, and workflows
  • Interface with stakeholders - liaise between team members; drive collaborative projects
  • Troubleshoot issues; resolve them: invent or build robust, quality technical implementations
  • Partner with leads and directors to meet visual and technical standards
  • Work closely with artists and designers to develop/define procedural systems and improve their workflows

Working at PlayStation offers the opportunity to be part of a leading company in the gaming industry, renowned for its cutting-edge technology like haptic feedback and 4K HDR visuals. Employees are immersed in a culture of innovation and excellence that pushes the boundaries of gaming and entertainment. Contributing to a globally recognized brand that consistently delivers high-quality, immersive gaming experiences, ensures a dynamic and fulfilling work environment.

Company Stage

M&A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Foster City, California

Founded

1994

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-11%

1 year growth

-29%

2 year growth

-27%

Benefits

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