Technical Artist

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
Posted Date 1 month ago(10/22/2021 5:03 PM)
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WildBrain is looking for a Technical Artist to join our team!


Reporting directly to the CG Supervisor, the Technical Artist's main responsibility is to marry the pipeline's application workflow with the creative direction of the show.

The Technical Artist is responsible for overseeing the integration of data with Unreal while maintaining the creative of the show. While highly technical, the ideal candidate must have a strong creative eye.


Find a job that let’s your imagination run wild!

WildBrain Studios produces fan-favorite animation and award-winning content that kids and families love in every corner of the globe. We love what we do and it shows in the quality content we produce! Our custom-built Vancouver studio in beautiful British Columbia is a wonderful backdrop for our artists, but it doesn’t end there, we have employees working remotely across BC, Canada, and the world!  Our artist-centric culture means we invest in our people, we provide training and growth opportunities, a healthy work-life balance, and fun activities throughout the year to meet, mingle and get creative with your team. If you like what you are reading so far, well buckle up, we’re just getting started



What You’ll Do:

  • Ensure the successful execution of the creative choices in Unreal
  • Use the tools and methods for improving and facilitating a high-quality experience for the artists
  • Ensure that best practices are being followed and maintained
  • Provide and implement technical training sessions and documentation for team members
  • Ensure that the successful flow of assets and data is maintained throughout all pipeline steps
  • Provide feedback to the show TDs and CG supervisor to implement optimizations
  • Investigate new techniques and implement them with the assistance of the Technical Directors



What You’ll Bring:

  • 3 to 5 years of games/animation/FX production experience with Unreal and Maya
  • Practical experience and understanding of the production workflows in the following pipeline steps: modeling, texturing/shading/surfacing, rigging, animation, lighting, rendering, compositing
  • Understanding of Lighting, material setups, surfacing, blueprints within Unreal Engine
  • Excellent abilities to troubleshoot problems and think creatively to resolve technical issues


Why WildBrain?

We make sure to take care of all our hard-working Wild Brains by offering a comprehensive benefits package and a workplace culture that values our employees’ wellbeing.  Our staff enjoy RRSP matching, multi-tiered benefits so you can pick the coverage that’s best for you, free mental health resources, and additional perks like half-days in the summer, extra holidays in the winter and regular events to connect our teams virtually, and in-person.


In short – life is good on the Wild side!


Visit wildbrain.com/studios to learn more!


COVID-19 Update:

We are currently working virtually because of the COVID-19 pandemic. During this time our hiring teams are ready to support interviews via video conferencing, and we are enabling artists to work from home until the studio can reopen. We’d love to hear from you! #stayhomestaysafe!



" WildBrain Studio provides an atmosphere free from barriers to promote inclusion, equity and diversity. We demonstrate our commitment to this by providing a supportive work environment and a culture that welcomes and encourages equal opportunities for all employees. WildBrain Studio also accommodates people with disabilities throughout the selection process. Should you require accommodation, please let us know your requirements when contacted.”




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