WB Games Boston

WB Games Boston

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Artist, Technical

About the job

Every great story has a new beginning, and yours starts here.

Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery… the stuff dreams are made of.

Who We Are…

When we say, “the stuff dreams are made of,” we’re not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD’s vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what’s next…From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.Warner Bros. Games Boston is a Warner Bros. Games development studio focused on creating free-to-play games for mobile platforms. The studio is utilizing its extensive expertise in creating persistent online worlds that foster powerful social gaming communities to develop its hit mobile game, Game of Thrones: Conquest.WB Games Boston is seeking a Artist, Technical to help develop our upcoming mobile title. The responsibilities will include optimizing performance for mobile devices, tool development, shader and graphics development, streamlining workflows, building pipelines, and bridging the space between technology and art. In this role, you will collaborate across art and programming disciplines.

Role Responsibilities...

  • Assist in the development of 3D assets to achieve the desired art style (shaders, lighting, vfx, rendering, etc).
  • Help drive, maintain, and support art production pipelines and best practices for Unity development across mobile devices.
  • Collaborate with artists, engineers, designers, and producers to make decisions that achieve the project vision through an optimized visual experience.
  • Provide solutions to complex shader and graphical challenges on mobile devices, utilizing all platform advantages to deliver a high quality experience on an array of hardware types.
  • Write and optimize shaders within Unity for URP.
  • Within Unity create content that is data driven, integrate and optimize assets.
  • Write and maintain scripts, test and improve runtime performance.
  • Write and maintain art tools within Maya and Unity.
  • Create and maintain character and creature rigs that are optimized for mobile.
  • Troubleshoot/debug technical issues.

Qualifications & Experience...

  • 3+ years of game experience - Mobile game expertise preferred.
  • A portfolio to demonstrate your technical skills in Unity or similar platforms, as well as art applications (Maya, Adobe suite, or similar)
  • Proficiency in various scripting languages (C#, Python, MEL, PyMel)
  • The ability to create and problem-solve the complex structural art foundations of a project with asset optimization in mind.
  • Expertise in 3D graphics and 3D production pipelines.
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills.
  • Understanding of the graphic capacities of the current and upcoming mobile market.
  • Knowledge of graphics rendering and shaders (HLSL).

How We Get Things Done…

This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at www.wbd.com/guiding-principles/ along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.The Legal Bits…

Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.If you’re a qualified candidate and you require adjustments or accommodations to search for a job opening or apply for a position, please contact us at recruitadmin@wbd.com.

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