Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Technical Artist is $62,350
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Technical Artists?
An early career Technical Artist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $63,447 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career Technical Artist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,188 based on 6 salaries.
What Do Technical Artists Do?
Most technical artists work in the video game industry and are tasked with serving as liaisons between computer programmers (or software engineers) and artists working on video games. Technical artists work to combine artistic vision with technology and are responsible for maintaining workflow and following up on project deadlines, and they may also decide which tools, art packages, software, and applications will be used in their studios.
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- Oversee user experience implementation from conception to post-launch, managing communication between artists and engineers.
- Instruct artists and engineers on best practices, providing feedback on designs, prototypes, and testing performance.
- Work with engineers to develop and test features and codes, troubleshooting and debugging technical issues.
- Manage art pipelines and work with artists to design and develop tools.