Familiar with the latest CG technology, the Technical Artist will optimize/improve graphics systems and provide technical introductions and technical support for artists.
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
・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.
These are terms for working in Japan. For job positions outside of Japan, terms will be separately arranged according to the location.
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.
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.
Incentive Bonus (royalty system according to sales of game title developed)
Superflex （Need only to arrive at the place of work within standard work hours)
2 day Weekends, holidays, summer, year end/year start, paid holidays
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
TNC-TV Building 2F, 2-3-2, Momochihama, Sawara-ku, Fukuoka City, Japan
Partner housing loan, savings scheme, recreational facilities, partner recreational facilities/sports clubs, etc.
Experienced persons meeting the recruitment details
Until positions are filled (limited number)
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.
Please proceed to the application form from the button below.
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.
Enter the URL to the application form
by Physical Mail
Polyphony Digital Technical Artist Applications
Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.
1-6-27 Kounan, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 108-0075
* 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.