Technical Artist

Salary Competitive
Breach is looking for an experienced Technical Artist to be the bridge between our artists and programmers.

Breach creates bleeding-edge content and solutions for virtual, augmented, and mixed reality (VR / AR / MR / XR), with strong emphasis on multi-user collaboration and cross-platform scenarios. 

The company headquarter is situated downtown in the tech-capital and university city Trondheim, Norway.

The company saw its inception in late 2016, by three Norwegian co-founders meeting at the game-themed co-working space Work-Work. Breach has since grown to a team of 18 enthusiastic designers and developers, working on a variety of projects both internally as well as with clients and partners around the world.

 

We are now seeking a Technical Artist to help improve our pipeline and workflow, create optimized shaders, and help ensure that our projects not only look great but also runs smoothly. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Create optimized shaders that adhere both to the visual and performance requirements

  • Work with the Artists and Developers to improve existing pipelines and workflow

  • Explore and implement new technology and content creation methods

  • Work with the Production team to identify risks and potential solutions in pre-production and early phase project development

  • Work with the broader team and contribute in conceptual discussions across a variety of projects.

 

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience working as a Technical Artist in a relevant industry

  • Expert Shader knowledge

  • Experience with pipeline optimization and improvements

  • Production experience with Unity or Unreal

  • Experience working with Maya, Max or Blender, as well as Substance Designer/Painter

 

Bonus points

  • Experience working with VR platforms

  • Scripting experience (C#, Python, Mel, MaxScript or others)

  • Experience with profiling and optimization on both desktop and mobile devices

  • Experience with Houdini or other procedural tools and pipelines

  • A sensibility for design and user experience.

 

What we can offer

  • The opportunity to play an active role in the international VR scene.

  • Centrally located and lively office environment.

  • Flexible hours and decent paychecks.

For more information or questions please contact us at contact@breachvr.com or phone number 45845865

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Free office snacks
Free office snacks

Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.

Pension plan
Pension plan

We take care of you, even when you are old and wrinkly.

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Working at
Breach

Breach creates high-quality content and solutions for VR, AR and MR platforms. We develop multi-user, cross-platform applications, and believe in the immense enabling potential of delivering virtual reality to web browsers with WebVR. We are headquartered in downtown Trondheim, right in the center of the vibrant Norwegian entrepreneurial scene. Since its inception in 2016, Breach has grown to a team of 16 engineers and designers, working on various internal and external projects. Breach is currently going to market with a novel approach to location based VR, via a subsidiary division Breach Reality. Art Director and Lead Designer Sindre Grønvoll has worked over a decade in the gaming industry with companies such as DICE, Criterion, Zynga and The Chinese Room, and occasionally lectures on game design.  CTO and Lead Developer Martin Sivertsen has the tech lead, drawing from over 15 years of experience as a full-stack programmer,  designer,  journalist and producer in the web and online media industry in Norway.  Our CEO Marius Thorvaldsen has a long and proven record of accomplishments in building and managing start-ups and initiatives in various industries, and is also the  managing director and co-founder of the co-working space Work-Work, as well as a  digital educational technology advisor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim.

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