Senior Technical Artist

Games Jobs - Art / Animation - Edinburgh

Job Title Senior Technical Artist
Job Category Technical Artist
Job Description We are looking for a Senior Technical Artist to work on the recently announced video game Everywhere.
As a Senior Technical Artist you will be working alongside a talented art team driving forward cutting edge visuals, providing technical guidance and defining art workflow and pipelines.
You will be joining the studio in a key role at a pivotal time as we scale up to develop an ambitious and ground breaking open-world game. The role brings the opportunity to make a significant personal contribution to a high-profile project.
We believe in iterative development, and you will need to be comfortable working in a fluid environment with competing demands.

Responsibilities
  • Work closely with the Art Director and Technical Director to define and maintain art workflows
  • Clearly communicate and document art production pipelines
  • Shader research and development
  • Provide guidance to artists encouraging best working practices and strong asset organisation
  • Proactively provide suggestions on how to utilise new technologies and tools and implement them into our workflow
  • Liaise with engine team to troubleshoot issues and find solutions
  • Provide clear guidance on technical performance constraints and help define asset budget.

Requirements
  • Expert knowledge of game engines and the technical constraints and challenges of game development
  • Significant experience with 3D modelling tools such as 3ds Max, Maya, or ZBrush, in a videogame environment.
  • Excellent technical understanding of art pipelines, memory and rendering budgets.
  • Excellent communication skills, and comfortable working across multiple teams.
  • Knowledge of at least one programming language (such as Python, C++)
  • Understanding of modern procedural asset creation techniques (Scanning, Marvellous)
  • Strong interest in the latest advancements in video game graphics and visual trends.

Experience
  • At least 3 years experience as a Technical Artist or similar role within the games industry.

Location This full-time role is based in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Please apply by emailing us your covering letter, CV/resume, and showreel where available.
Salary
Location Edinburgh
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 16/11/2017
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