Lead Technical Artist (UNITY/iOS/ANDROID)

Scopely, Culver City, CA

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Scopely is looking for a Lead Technical Artist to direct our efforts in structuring technical art foundations for the Dice franchise.

Join us! We are a highly engaged group of developers driving to make an excellent game. We value teamwork and a sense of humor.

Core responsibilities

  • Work with external Art Director and art team to visualize elegant solutions to complex ideas.
  • Work with Engineers to identify production bottlenecks and repetitive workflows that can be automated.
  • Lead the planning and execution of new tools and scripts to speed up production.
  • Create and own initial prefab creation for project’s most complex feature UI and Scenes being developed.
  • Implement 2D in-game assets into Unity using UGUI.
  • Rigorously maintain a naming convention and folder structure for the game Client as well as source art directory.
  • Manage the organization and package management of all DLC assets.
  • Guide and mentor tech artists throughout all phases of development to ensure that artists are using the latest and most effective industry standard methods.
  • Ensure that overall game performance from an art perspective is a constant priority (draw calls, memory consumption, etc.).
  • Establish and maintain a semi-frequent 1:1 schedule with direct reports.
  • Create and maintain any and all Art TDDs.


  • Expert using Unity with strong experience in using UGUI, 2d/3d animation in Unity, State Machines, Tween animation, Lighting, Shaders, Asset Bundles, Texture Compression, Optimizations
  • Expert using Adobe Photoshop, specifically file setup, actions, scripting.
  • Strong at using Autodesk 3dsMax / Maya
  • Strong at c#, mel, python, maxscript, javascript and/or other scripting languages
  • Experienced with character rigging and/or controller creation
  • Experienced with PBR and/or node-based shader creation
  • Good sense of layout, composition, graphic design, color, font, typeface
  • 5 years + Experience working on mobile games for Android and/or iOS
  • Must have shipped at least one title on mobile
  • Strong organizational, communication and listening skills

About Scopely

Scopely, the leading touchscreen entertainment network, creates top grossing genre-defining games for both casual and core gamers with world-class development partners. Recently named the #2 fastest growing tech company in America, Scopely’s explosive growth is fueled by expertise in game design, live services, marketing, analytics, business development, advertising and more. Scopely brings together the brightest minds across gaming and entertainment to ensure great gameplay experiences for millions of players around the globe.


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