Telltale Games is looking for a Technical Artist - Shaders & Materials!

Telltale Games
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Telltale Games is an award-winning independent developer and publisher of video games; named 2014’s ‘Most innovative company in gaming’, by Fast Company. Telltale was recognized by leading review aggregate site Metacritic as the No. 1 overall publisher for quality content in 2014. Since our beginning in 2004, we’ve pioneered the creation and delivery of episodic gaming content.


  • Collaborate with studio/franchise art directors and art leads to push the look of Telltale's games forward in both realistic and stylized art styles
  • Work with graphics engineering group to iterate on and improve our surfacing
  • Create and maintain base materials and material libraries for environment and character teams
  • Support and educate artists in best use of materials, libraries, and art tools; document and tutorialize as needed
  • Provide hands-on support for art and engineering team in asset performance/validation
  • Create miscellaneous tools and scripts to aid art teams in assessing and integrating content efficiently

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Heavy hitter art skills. After you touch it, people go "wow!"
  • Deep understanding of how lighting and materials interact in a PBR rendering system
  • Experience with Maya, Substance Designer/Painter, and Zbrush
  • Experience with node based shader creation tools
  • Good understanding of performance impact from shader complexity
  • Scripting experience (Python)
  • Able to identify problems in existing workflows, both long and short term
  • Strong organizational skills and communication
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize

Additional Preferred Skills:

  • 2+ year of games experience or a very strong portfolio
  • Console experience a plus
  • Strong understanding of shader languages such as HLSL, GLSL, etc.
  • Experience with GPU profiling
  • PyQt/PySide experience

Candidates must be authorized to work and accept new employment in the United States.

Telltale Games is an Equal Opportunity Employer and ADA compliant.

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