Technical Artist

Technical Artist

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Zynga San Diego is a fast growing studio located in sunny Southern California. We are looking for a best-in-class Technical Artist to join our team. This position will work with a team of talented developers to deliver world-class games in the mobile arcade genre. Are you ready to be a key contributor to Zynga’s Growth? Come and join us!


  • Support various art team disciplines with tools and technical assistance.
  • Writes software and scripts necessary for art implementation and optimization.
  • Develops solutions to various production problems relating to the creation and implementation of art assets.
  • Ability to create quick prototypes, After effects, premiere, flash, Unity.
  • Creates new tools within the software packages used by the art team.
  • Make sprites and other types of 2D art assets if required.
  • Desktop support and troubleshooting for artists and game assets.
  • Pipeline maintenance – manage artist toolset, exporter and tools updating.
  • Understands animation timing and particle implementation.

You will need:

  • Shipped/released at least three games
  • Fluency in Unity, 3dsmax and Maya's tools and processes.
  • Solid knowledge of Adobe application
  • Basic scripting knowledge a must
  • Awareness of object-oriented programming and design
  • Experience designing and working with Art Pipelines and tool distribution to a team
  • Ability to assess feature requests for compliance with art budgets and standards
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills between art and tech
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