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Technical Director, Art

  • Montréal, Quebec, Canada

Job description

Headquartered in Montreal, Reflector, a company of the Bandai Namco group, is a new breed of studio working with top talents to create high-quality, compelling content for global audiences. By employing a true transmedia approach, where content is built outwards from fully fleshed “Storyworlds”, the company is able to tell richer, deeper stories that connect with fans everywhere.


The Technical Art Director will be responsible for the management and supervision of the technical art team. The incumbent establishes the link between the artistic vision of the game and its technical implementation.

Job requirements


  • Collaborate closely with stakeholders to define and maintain specifications and guidelines;
  • Create, maintain and debug tools and scripts;
  • Evaluate and optimize existing pipeline by proposing technical solutions;
  • Ensure that team members follow all technical standards and guidelines;
  • Write technical documentation and make sure it is accessible and up to date;
  • Provide coaching for artists and programmers when necessary;
  • Establish priorities and provide planning for pipeline automation;
  • Support programmers on the pipeline automation tools development.


  • A minimum of 5 years of equivalent work experience in game industry;
  • Has shipped at least 1 game as an Technical Art Director on a AAA title;
  • High-level artistic sensibilities and strong technical skills;
  • Proficiency in at least one major 3D program and comfortable in another (3DsMax, Maya, Cinema 4D, etc.); Proficiency in 3Ds Max a plus;
  • Familiarity in at least one major game engine (Unreal, CryEngine, etc.); proficiency in Unreal is a plus;
  • Must be able to work comfortably with common scripting languages (Python, MaxScript, PyMel, etc.);
  • Autonomous and flexible with work organization;
  • Organized and able to structure processes;
  • Proven leadership and communication skills;


For this position, a presence at the Montreal, Canada office is required a minimum of two days per week.

To Apply

Please submit your resume, a cover letter, and a portfolio showcasing your experience related to the position.


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