Technical Artist

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About ForwardGS

ForwardGS develops leading edge video games and 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

  • Must be willing to work on-site in our Dallas, TX 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

Apply Now

So does this job sound awesome? Think you're the perfect fit? Then hit the button below to apply now!  We can't wait to hear from you.