CREATE SHADERS FOR EFFECTS AND MATERIALS

SHADER ARTIST

 
 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create pixel and vertex shaders for effects and materials using HLSL and our engine.

  • Work closely with Artists to create rich looking finalized in-game assets.

  • Improve existing assets with better effects and PBR.

  • Create and support project-wide systems (universal weather and season changes, for example).

  • Work with Design teams to support with ideas, quick research and final feature development.

  • Work with FX team providing help with realistic, sci-fi and simply cool effects.

  • Be a friend to QA team and Programmers to carefully optimize what needs optimizing.

  • Deliver complete, tested and tuned features.

  • Work with particles and post-processing.

  • Work with lights.

  • Combine and utilize all engine features to achieve new heights and compete with the best.

  • Assist in improving our tools.

  • Quickly locate and fix what’s broken.

  • Be aware of global trends, learn relevant research papers, develop new ideas.

  • Provide help and tutoring to less experienced Artists and Designers.

  • Know the limitations of each target platforms and optimize scenes accordingly.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience with real-time engines. Shipped games or strong portfolio are a must.

  • Understanding memory and performance limitations of real-time rendering.

  • Understanding of existing 3D rendering pipelines.

  • Self-motivated and proactive. Doing R&D means digging your own path ignoring doubts.

  • Several years of experience as a 2D and 3D Artist.

  • (HLSL experience || Unreal Engine materials experience || Unity scripting experience).

  • Have common math and trigonometry knowledge.

  • English.

 

Preferences

  • Good understanding of real-life physics and matter interactions.

  • Feeling of timing and dynamics.

  • Unity scripting experience.

  • Ability to code.

  • Technical mind, developed logic, thinking ‘beyond the box’.

  • Ability to pass physics or math tests from primary school course.

Benefits (Malta)

  • Relocation Package

  • Residency/Work Permit

  • Comprehensive Benefits Package

  • Lots of Sunshine