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Senior Technical Artist

Epic Games

Epic Games

IT, Education
Clark, NJ, USA
Posted on Friday, April 26, 2024


At the core of Epic’s success are talented, passionate people. Epic prides itself on creating a collaborative, welcoming, and creative environment. Whether it’s building award-winning games or crafting engine technology that enables others to make visually stunning interactive experiences, we’re always innovating.

Being Epic means being a part of a team that continually strives to do right by our community and users. We’re constantly innovating to raise the bar of engine and game development.


What We Do

Push your artistic talent to the limit on a team of world-class environment, character and concept artists who strive to innovate and inspire.

What You'll Do

Epic is looking for a Senior Tech Artist to join our team working on LEGO Fortnite. A successful candidate should have a deep knowledge in look development and lighting. They should understand materials and lighting fundamentals. They should be able to navigate complex materials, effects, sequencer and UE Blueprints to create compelling art. They should be able to work with a large team supporting the more technical aspects of creating art.

In this role, you will

  • Create complex materials for landscape and environments
  • Be responsible for world lighting, sets lighting, clouds, atmospherics, water lookdev
  • Execute on a range of visual effects styles with emphasis on stylized
  • Work with engineers and artists to optimize content for many platforms
  • Own gameplay and engine features from the TechArt side maintaining the high-quality bar for LEGO Fortnite

What we're looking for

  • Must have a strong reel/portfolio showing executed game tech art
  • Experienced knowledge of PBR principles and material editors
  • Establish workflows and tools for other artists to utilize when making unique assets
  • Experience using texturing packagers such as Substance Designer
  • Proficiency in setting up world environmental lighting
  • Desire and knowledge of how to push Unreal Engine further
  • Desire to work with a team and own features and initiatives from inception to ship
  • Familiarity with the Unreal 5 Engine art pipeline
  • Experience working on multiple platforms
  • Scripting experience Blueprint or other

This role is open to multiple locations (including CA & NYC).

Pay Transparency Information

The expected annual base pay range(s) for this position are detailed below. Each base pay range is relevant only for individuals who are residents of or will be expected to work within the specified locale. Compensation varies based on a variety of factors, which include (but aren’t limited to) things such as skills and competencies, qualifications, knowledge, and experience. In addition to base pay, most employees are eligible to participate in Epic’s generous benefit plans and discretionary incentive programs (subject to the terms of those plans or programs).

New York City Base Pay Range
$151,585$222,324 USD
California Base Pay Range
$166,744$244,558 USD


Epic Games spans across 19 countries with 55 studios and 4,500+ employees globally. For over 25 years, we’ve been making award-winning games and engine technology that empowers others to make visually stunning games and 3D content that bring environments to life like never before. Epic’s award-winning Unreal Engine technology not only provides game developers the ability to build high-fidelity, interactive experiences for PC, console, mobile, and VR, it is also a tool being embraced by content creators across a variety of industries such as media and entertainment, automotive, and architectural design. As we continue to build our Engine technology and develop remarkable games, we strive to build teams of world-class talent.

Like what you hear? Come be a part of something Epic!

Epic Games deeply values diverse teams and an inclusive work culture, and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. Learn more about our Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy here.

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