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TECHNICAL WRITER

IT | SAN DIEGO | Contract

Job Description

About Us:

GamesProScouts specializes in global talent acquisition for video games & entertainment. With our team’s in-depth knowledge of these industries and our tailored approach we have become unique in this recruiting space. From games development to film production, we have in-studio and on-set expertise to successfully support hiring needs. We are committed to staffing projects with the right professionals.  GamesProScouts  -- quality, top tier, award-winning talent!

GamesProScouts is in search of a new contract Technical Writer to assist in building a tech bible for a piece of the infrastructure focusing on windows operations.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE

  • Develop custom tools for various software packages such as: Maya, Substance Designer, and our proprietary software
  • Follow scripting best practices and participate in peer code reviews
  • Diagnose and improve upon existing team workflows to increase productivity
  • Assist with shader and other look development tasks, while respecting PBR guidelines
  • Troubleshoot problems and educate the team on best practices
  • Work with production and leads to complete tasks on schedule, while participating in technical and artistic problem solving discussions

 

 

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Development experience in the game industry, preferably 2+ years working in a AAA environment
  • Tools/engine development experience using C++, C#, or JavaScript
  • Some knowledge with third party programs such as Substance Designer, Substance Painter, ZBrush, Houdini, Photoshop, Knald, XNormal, and other commonly used artist packages
  • Sound artistic judgment (composition, color, etc.) and an eye for quality
  • Basic knowledge of rigging, skinning, and animation
  • Performance optimization and debugging using profiling software for GPU and CPU

 

 

Competencies, Skills & Knowledge:

  • Strong understanding of Python scripting and tool development
  • Knowledge of Maya and its systems
  • Thorough understanding of content creation – including modeling, UV layout, texture and material authoring, lighting, and world building
  • Strong awareness of factors that impact game performance and memory
  • Basic understanding of rendering techniques and PBR workflows
  • Experience writing shaders, either using a node-based graph or writing HLSL directly
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to write clear documentation
  • Attention to detail from both technical and artistic perspectives
  • Strong problem-solving and intuitive development skills
  • Fast and willing learner

 

 

PERKS

  • Work Remotely 
  • Profit sharing
  • Fun and modern culture 
  • Team events
  • Competitive Salary

 

 

 

 

EOE/M/F/V/T

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