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UX/Visual Designer (Technical Artist)

San Bruno, CA (hybrid)


Placement Type:


Salary (USD):

$73.09 to $81.22 Hourly

Start Date:


We are hiring a technical artist for one of our tech clients who can implement compelling effects in their proprietary platform software.  This requires a unique skillset (AR/GLSL shaders, 3D modeling, GLTF pipelines, and Maya or Blender programming) and a strong sense of creativity and creative problem-solving.


  • Ideate, design, and develop AR/GLSL shaders/effects from start to finish with guidance from Art Directors
  • Review and organize assets so they are consistent and easily understood by multiple stakeholders.
  • Iterate on and optimize 3D production assets.
  • Develop new effects; work with UX to refine with a goal towards shipping, and collaborate with eng for technical requirements and porting
  • Work with our Effect Maker software to provide feedback on what is/is not working.


  • Highly proficient in authoring GLSL shaders 
  • Experience with 3D modeling (gltf pipelines / generating technical assets). 
  • Experience with javascript. Experience with webGL.
  • Basic modeling, rigging, animation, and texture and lighting skills (with strong expertise in at least one area). 
  • Expertise in one or more of the following software programs: Maya, 3D Studio Max, and Blender (Maya preferred). 
  • 4 years of relevant work experience. 
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and analytical skills. 
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Experience with typescript. 
  • Experience with three.js or other web-based 3D frameworks.
  • A degree in a relevant field: animation, video games, computer science. 
  • Up to date with contemporary social media trends/culture

The target hiring compensation range for this role is the equivalent of $73.09 to $81.22 an hour. Compensation is based on several factors including, but not limited to education, relevant work experience, relevant certifications, and location. Additional benefits offered may include; medical health insurance and dental insurance, life insurance, and eligibility to participate in a 401k plan with company match.

Client Description

A giant in the Tech Industry, this company’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. This company is committed to continuing to make diversity, equity, and inclusion part of everything they do—from how they build their products to how they build their workforce. Consistently named one of Forbes top employers, this company works hard to attract, retain and progress the best Talent.

A career here gives you the opportunity to be part of something bigger:

  • Expanding Opportunity – Providing people with information, tools and services to help them build knowledge, fuel curiosity, and unlock opportunity.

  • Protecting Users – Keeping billions of people safer online.

  • Including all Voices – Building a world where progress, equitable outcomes, diversity, and inclusion can be realities both inside and outside our workplace.

  • Responding to Crisis – Helping those affected by crisis through products, people and partners.

  • Advancing Sustainability – Unifying practices, partnerships, and products around a single mission — to foster sustainability at scale.

Are you ready to join the journey?

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Aquent is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.