Job Description:343 Industries, the developers of Halo, is seeking an FX Technical Artist to join our team. Be a part of a tightly knit team responsible for delivering high-performance effects for future Halo games. Inspire gamers from around the world, join 343 Industries and become part of the Halo legacy!The FX Technical artist will work closely with the FX artists, graphics developers, tool developers and QA to help build our FX engine, pipeline and artist workflow. The candidate will help ensure consistently performing FX across several gaming platforms while maintaining visually stunning results. This person would help write shaders, maintain and investigate FX performance, and collaborate with other teams to continuously improve the FX workflow. Additionally, the candidate may contribute to developing our Houdini pipeline.The ideal candidate is a creative person who enjoys technical challenges. Someone who wants to deliver an amazing Halo experience, a team player with strong communication skills that can work with all disciplines and leads. A self-driven individual who is passionate about FX workflow and development. A strong background in linear algebra, lighting and shaders will be key characteristics of the ideal candidate.
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