Art & Animation

Scan Technician/Production


At the core of Epic’s success are talented, passionate people. Epic prides itself on creating a collaborative, welcoming, and creative environment. Whether it’s building award-winning games or crafting engine technology that enables others to make visually stunning interactive experiences, we’re always innovating.

Being Epic means being a part of a team that continually strives to do right by our community and users. We’re constantly innovating to raise the bar of engine and game development.

Production at Epic

What we do

Epic Games is looking for experienced Scanning Technicians in the Los Angeles area as full-time employees. The newly constructed El Segundo facility will host Epic’s internal scanning solutions to work with clients and contribute to MetaHumans.

What you’ll do

We’re looking for an intermediate to senior level Scan Technician to join our new team. You’ll join at ground level to set up internal scanning systems and ramp up to production capacity. You will operate and upgrade the latest scanning hardware and tools developed by our R&D and Engineering teams, and capture and process data for delivery to clients internally and externally

In this role, you will

  • Assemble, configure and maintain scanners
  • Set up and fine tune lighting, cameras and live feeds
  • Tier-1 support to troubleshoot hardware errors and issues
  • Identify equipment defects and abnormal operating conditions 
  • Assist in documentation and testing for remote teams
  • Daily tasks include:
    • Operate the systems during production shoots

    • Support scanning sessions

    • Transfer & backup captures

    • Meeting delivery deadlines of sending data to the team

What we’re looking for

  • Extensive experience in operating scanners in a production environment
  • Knowledge of camera & audio equipment
  • Knowledge of Photogrammetry, Agisoft and Reality Capture
  • Basic knowledge of Maya and Nuke
  • Understanding audio and video technologies and post-production processes 
  • Attention to detail:  ensure proper labeling, logging and no data loss/corruption
  • Strong problem solving skills: troubleshoot issues when shooting on set
  • Ability to work with rapid-changing requirements and system improvements
  • Strong communication skills to report problems/issues to the Engineering & R&D teams
  • Someone who is user-focused, passionate, scrappy, solutions-focused, and innovative. These traits equal success at Epic and influence everything we do. 

Nice to have skills

  • Knowledge of Unreal Engine
  • Knowledge of scripting languages

Being a part of 3Lateral team

Our mission is to evolve through exploring abstract landscapes of art and science, exciting new technologies and, most importantly, through nurturing continuous multi-disciplinary communication and company values among our team members. Our talented and devoted individuals are all gathered around the same vision of creating and constantly improving technology that allows creation of high-fidelity replicas of human appearance and motion with special focus on real time and usable across all digital mediums.

In order to ensure a supportive and collaborative environment we:

  • Enable professional long-term career development through continuous education and specialization
  • Work with exciting new technologies and ambitious, industry changing, projects
  • Attendance at the leading seminars and conferences from the industry
  • Sustain personal goals through family-oriented work regulations
  • Empower autonomy of thinking and acting
  • Pleasant working atmosphere in our cozy offices with friendly and well-minded individuals
  • Work from home model during pandemic

We are looking for new team members who can inspire us and are willing to give us a chance to inspire them, contribute to their ideas, skills and knowledge. With joint forces with our mother company Epic Games we are continually developing the state of the art in Unreal Engine as a leading team for creation of next generation virtual humans and creatures.