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Technical Artist

Familiar with the latest CG technology, the Technical Artist will optimize/improve graphics systems and provide technical introductions and technical support for artists.

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    Work Details

    In regards to the introduction/implementation of new technologies, it will be necessary to provide convincing results to other top level artists; which requires a high level of artistic ability on the part of the Technical Artist themselves.

    ・Evaluation of graphics systems and provision of assets
    ・Improvement/optimization of work flow
    ・Tech introduction and support to artists

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    Requirements/
    Experience

    ・Fundamental abilities as an artist, such as drawing skills, etc.
    ・A thorough understanding of the pipelines involved in today's graphics hardware
    ・Deep knowledge of DCC tools such as Maya
    ・The ability to make simple tools in MEL and Python
    ・The ability to research and follow latest tech and design trends
    ・Avid interest for physics, optics, and a level of understanding where it's overview can be explained to someone else.

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    Terms and
    conditions

    • Important Notice

      These are terms for working in Japan. For job positions outside of Japan, terms will be separately arranged according to the location.

    • Employment
      Format

      PDS(Product Development Staff) Employee

      *The PDS(Product Development Staff) Employee is a standard employee format for game creators with superflex work hours, yearly salary contract, and special incentive bonus.

    • Salary

      Yearly salary, with reviews every year.

      For the year following employment, 1/12 of the yearly salary set at the time of employment is paid every month.

    • Other benefits

      Commute fee

    • Bonuses

      Incentive Bonus (royalty system according to sales of game title developed)

    • Working Hours

      Superflex (Need only to arrive at the place of work within standard work hours)

    • Days off/
      vacation days

      2 day Weekends, holidays, summer, year end/year start, paid holidays

    • Insurance

      Employment insurance, Work accident insurance, health insurance, employees pension insurance

    • Place of work

      Yamatane Fukagawa Bldg. No. 1 2F, 1-1-1 Echujima, Koto-ku, Tokyo, Japan
      or
      Fukuoka SRP Center Bldg. 5F, 2-1-22 Momochihama, Sawaraku, Fukuoka City, Japan

    • Benefit Package

      Partner housing loan, savings scheme, recreational facilities, partner recreational facilities/sports clubs, etc.

    • Application
      Requirements

      Experienced persons meeting the recruitment details

    • Deadline for
      application

      Until positions are filled (limited number)

    • New Graduates

      There is no position opening specifically for new graduates, but if you meet the application requirements for experienced employees or have the equivalent skills and qualifications, please apply even if you are currently enrolled in college/schools.

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    Application
    method

    • Online Application

      Please proceed to the application form from the button below.

    Application Form
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    Submission of
    Work Sample

    It is possible to send a work portfolio as a reference.
    This is not a requirement, but if you wish to do so please send by one of the following means.

    • Sharing
      by Internet

      Enter the URL to the application form

    • Sending
      by Physical Mail

      Polyphony Digital Technical Artist Applications
      Human Resources
      Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.
      1-6-27 Kounan, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 108-0075
      Japan

      * Please send by CD-R, DVD-R, etc. to the address above.
      * Please include your name, address, contact information, and a description of the portfolio.
      * The portfolio must arrive within 5 days from your entry on the form.
      * Please note that portfolios/work sent will not be returned.

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    Reference Movie

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