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Technical Artist  Full Time

Kazoo is looking for a smart & imaginative Technical Artist, with mobile game development experience who thrives in an agile environment. The right fit is someone who enjoys creative problem solving, learning new technologies, loves gaming & collaborating and taking ownership & pride in the work that they do. We are a small collaborative team and each member wears multiple hats to keep things fresh and interesting! 

 

Responsibilities

  • Masterfully navigate Photoshop, manipulate 2D art assets, create and implement scripts

  • Has deep understanding of 3D game asset pipeline with respect to mobile devices

  • A creative, multi-disciplined person who can work with artists and engineers to improve workflow and implement new features

  • Design, create and implement 2D and 3D FX

  • Assist artists and designers to get levels or assets in the game engine and functioning

  • Committed to taking the look and feel of casual games to the next level through clever and creative use of talent, tech, tools, and passion!

 Qualifications

  • Education in 2D/3D art and software development

  • Extensive experience with Photoshop, Unity, 3D Software (Maya Preferred)

  • Experience writing and debugging Scripts: Mel, Python, Unity, Photoshop

  • C# engineering skills

  • Some professional game industry experience preferred

  • Experience with writing pipeline tools

  • Desire and ability to work collaboratively in a small group dynamic

  • Attention to detail, respect for performance, and a highly collaborative problem solver

  • Organized and timely

  • Strong passion for gaming.

  • Knowledge of shading languages a plus

 

Competencies

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Excellent organization and efficient time management skills are required

  • Proven ability to work effectively with small to large teams in a deadline-driven environment

 

 Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts, Animation or Computer Science is preferred

 

Perks & Benefits

  • 100% Employee Covered Medical, Dental, & Vision Plans

  • Unlimited Vacation, Paid Sick Days & Holidays

  • 401k & Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Flexible working arrangements

 

About Kazoo Games

 

Kazoo Games was founded by company CEO David Schulman and CCO Sean Ro to make exceptional midcore and casual mobile games that stretch players' imaginations. With a core team of top-notch game makers, Kazoo is positioned to reach new audiences with its games and emerge as the next leader in mobile entertainment. Both co-founders have a proven track record of making wildly popular games in leading companies and as entrepreneurs; they founded Kazoo in 2019 to streamline development and focus on making hit games with passionate teams. Read more at www.kazoogames.com

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Send us an email to:

jobs@kazoogames.com

Please include your resume and a link to your portfolio.