Pipeline Technical Artist

PlayStation, Bend, OR

A gaming brand


Sony Bend Studio, the creator of Days Gone, Syphon Filter and Uncharted: Golden Abyss, is looking for top talent to join our in passionate team.

We are seeking a Technical Artist who will contribute to the artistic vision and development of a AAA product with a specialized focus on creating art tools, establishing processes, and maintaining pipelines for game development.


  • Build and maintain tools to assist in the creation of art assets, including but not limited to character rigs and animation.
  • Help build and streamline asset pipelines that interface with the Engine.
  • Provide technical support for artists, including troubleshooting Tech Art related tools.
  • Work with other Technical Artists to establish and maintain best practices for code and asset development.
  • Key focus on building scalable and performant technology.


  • Expert understanding of Python.
  • Expert understanding of Maya.
  • Experience shipping one or more AAA tittles as a Technical Artist.
  • Multiple examples of tools and scripts to assist in the creation of production assets, (e.g. art tools, asset management, geometry processing, motion capture processing, etc).
  • Some previous or next-gen video game platform experience is desirable (e.g. PS4, Xbox-One.)

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Maya API.
  • Understanding of C++.
  • Knowledge and experience with Qt is a major plus.
  • Previous work experience with animation, rigging, modeling, simulation, etc.
  • Understanding of engineering math as it relates to digital asset production.
  • Experience tracking, organizing, and maintaining databases.
  • Familiarity with project management software (Shotgun, Jira, etc.)

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, legally protected physical or mental disability, covered veteran status, status in the U.S. uniformed services, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, genetic information or membership in any other legally protected category. 

We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond. 

We sincerely appreciate the time and effort you spent in contacting us and we thank you for your interest in PlayStation.


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