Sr. Technical Artist - Animation


On Site
USD100,000 - USD150,000
Full Time


Sr. Technical Artist - Animation

Job Details

job summary:

Sr. Technical Artist needed for full time onsite role with Ranstad Digitals client in Mt. View, California.

About the opportunity:

Our client seeks a seasoned professional for the role of Senior Technical Artist, focusing on enhancing the precision and efficiency of our autonomous vehicle simulation tools. In this position, you will play a crucial role in the technical development within Unreal Engine and its associated pipelines. Joining a team comprised of skilled engineers and technical artists with diverse backgrounds in games, Visual FX, autonomous systems, and robotics.


  • Minimum 5 years' experience crafting environments utilized in shipped products.

  • Proficiency as an expert user of at least one 3D DCC tool (e.g., Maya/Houdini).

  • strong familiarity with Unreal Engine or equivalent platforms.

  • Solid understanding of Python programming and its application in game pipelines.

  • Proficient in shaders, materials, real-time game engine logic, and performance optimization techniques.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous involvement in creating virtual environments for autonomous vehicle simulation.

  • Experience in developing procedural animation systems.

  • Expertise in photogrammetry and similar techniques for environment recreation.

  • Familiarity with other real-time engines (e.g., Frostbite, Unity).

  • Knowledge of C++, HLSL/GLSL is advantageous.

location: SUNNYVALE, California

job type: Permanent

salary: $100,000 - 150,000 per year

work hours: 8am to 4pm

education: Bachelors


  • Establish content pipelines and standards for others to follow

  • Architect complex logic inside real-time engine

  • Work closely with simulation engineers to ensure that our generated models provide sufficient fidelity for simulation


  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 3 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors

  • Maya
  • Python
  • Technical

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    At Randstad Digital, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants. If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please contact

    Pay offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors including the candidate's education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc. In addition, Randstad Digital offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, an incentive and recognition program, and 401K contribution (all benefits are based on eligibility).

    Applications accepted on ongoing basis until filled.

    Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

    We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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