Technical Artist - New IP

Games Jobs - Art / Animation - South East

Job Title Technical Artist - New IP
Job Category Art / Animation
Job Description Creative Assembly’s award-winning team behind Alien: Isolation are exploring new frontiers with a brand-new and exciting First Person Tactical Shooter IP.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced, accomplished Technical Artist to make their mark on the new, undisclosed IP from Creative Assembly’s multi-award-winning team.

The Technical Artist works within the Tech Art department, bringing innovation to the project and empowering the wider art team with contemporary tools, techniques and processes.

Key Responsibilities

As a Technical Artist on the team, you will be responsible for enhancing visual quality, performance and art efficiency on our new project.

You will be able to communicate well, solving problems and collaborating with the team to develop new features, processes and pipelines. You will research, prototype and implement art production techniques, helping to ensure that the content produced by the art department is both technically appropriate and efficiently produced.

Knowledge, Skill and Experience

  • Ability to communicate effectively in across the team
  • Fluent in cutting edge art authoring techniques and processes
  • Willingness to engage with and master proprietary tools and systems
  • Expert knowledge of 3DS Max/Maya
  • Practical experience and a strong comprehension of PBR
  • Developed understanding of contemporary shader features and creation workflow
  • Practical experience of Post Effects – tone mapping, filtering, colour grading etc
  • Two or more published AAA titles in a technical art capacity

Working Knowledge of:
  • Substance (designer and painter)
  • Python
  • Max/Mel scripting
  • HLSL/GLSL programming
  • Vray
  • Zbrush
  • C# or JavaScript
We are Creative Assembly

Creative Assembly is one of the UK's leading games development studios, founded in 1987 and located in West Sussex, UK and in Sofia, Bulgaria.

We have gathered our team of world-class, diverse and multi-national talent, dedicated to crafting some of the most renowned gaming experiences and giving our loyal followers worlds in which to immerse themselves.

Our focus on quality has filled our awards cabinet over the years – from BAFTAs to Ivor Novellos. We owe this to our team – creatives from a breadth of backgrounds, who unite to share their ideas and expertise, to craft the highest quality gameplay.
Salary Based on experience
Location South East
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 03/01/2018
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