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HNTB Senior Technical Artist in Kansas City, Missouri

What We're Looking For

We are looking for a Senior Technical artist who has an interest in pushing immersive technology like VR & AR in an infrastructure solutions firm that has been around for over a hundred years. This position will help discover various roadblocks that our 3D artist come across and help solve these technical issues with new workflows or tools.

Primary Focus Will Include:

  • Solid understanding of industry 3D modeling packages as well as texture and material creation workflows

  • Real Time Pipeline workflow Enhancements (Foliage, Prop Optimization, Procedural Tool Creation)

  • Help optimize game worlds to meet performance requirements for VR & AR

  • Pay close attention to objects so that they have the proper proportions, sense of scale and look compositionally accurate

  • Ability to be self motivated, work independently, solve problems and to help deliver projects on time

  • Close collaboration with 3D Art Team and Multimedia Team

  • Be able to communicate ideas, adapt to vast changes and have a positive attitude

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Knowledge in modeling in 3ds Max, Maya or Houdini

  • Unreal Engine 4

  • Adobe Substance Suite or Photoshop

  • Speed Tree Modeler

  • At least 12 years of related industry experience (Gaming Industry is a plus)

  • Bonus Skills:Scripting (Maxscript, C++, C#, Blueprint)Digital Sculpting (Mudbox or zBrush)Unity 3D or other current real time engines

What You'll Need

Essential Responsibilities:

Minimum Qualifications:

About Us

For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

Just like we are committed to delivering for our clients, HNTB is also committed to delivering for you by offering benefits to protect the health of you and your family, help you balance family and career, and build your savings for retirement. Learn more at

HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.

The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans

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