Skip to main content

Character Technical Artist - AAA Title- Midlands,UK

"To apply: Ref - 5212900. A AAA Midlands based studio is looking for a Character Technical Artist to work on a massive franchise title!


As a Character Technical Artist, you will collaborate across multiple disciplines acting as a bridge between art and engineering teams. You will be responsible for finding and delivering improvements in quality, workflow and performance for characters in the game.


We are considering a range of experience levels for this position (for which appropriate adjustments to responsibilities will be made).


What you'll do:

Our Character Technical Artists provide a wide range of support to the character team:


-Take ownership of the authoring and export tools for character artists (supported by the Technical Animation team who are responsible for rigging/skinning of characters)

-Work closely with the rendering team to create character shaders that push visual quality to the forefront of the industry

-Support the team's vision to create an inclusive roster of diverse characters

-Take responsibility for the performance of characters in our game by creating tools and processes to ensure the best possible balance between quality and cost

-Identify bottlenecks and promote best practices for authoring characters to help our artists do their best work


What you'll bring

Our ideal candidate will bring the following skills and experience:


-Experience creating character art and/or supporting a character art team using industry-standard art applications (Maya, Substance, ZBrush, etc)

-Experience working with character shaders (node-based or HLSL)

-Proficiency in Python or similar language, ideally with experience creating scripts for Maya or 3ds Max

-Effective collaborator with growth mindset and desire to help others to do their best work

-Strong verbal and digital communication skills. Fluent in rendering, memory, lighting, animation and other character-related topics

-Experience with Houdini or other procedural tools is a bonus

-Critical eye for visual quality. Art or Programming degree is a bonus


This is a fantastic opportunity to make “world-class games” with an established, talented, and collaborative team at one of the industry’s most exciting first-party game studios.

To apply please send CV to Ayesha@ or phone 020 7580 6018 for a confidential chat (ideally over your cv / resume). We value close, personal relationships with our candidates and applications by this method tend to be more successful.

Please click for more Games Jobs or Art Jobs"

Character Technical Artist - AAA Title- Midlands,UK

United Kingdom
Full time

Published on 10/31/2022

Share this job now