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Lead Technical Artist – Brighton, UK / Remote Hybrid – AAA Games

Project: AAA Games

OPM’s client are currently seeking an experienced Lead Technical Artist to join their passionate team to begin work on a brand new project.


  • Leads the team in identifying, planning, and implementing solutions to support content creation and enhance visual quality with performance in mind
  • Manage a project’s Technical Art team by setting great examples and mentoring more junior Technical Artists
  • Co-ordinate with the directors, leads and production teams across the project
  • Oversees game performance, define technical limits, and ensures the Art team adheres to these targets
  • Remain up to date on emerging trends and technologies within videogames and make strategic recommendations as to how they may benefit or impact the project or organization
  • Provide day to day technical support to the content creators on the team


  • Professional experience as a Technical Artist with work on a shipped a AAA console game
  • Deep understanding of modern game content creation processes
  • Expert knowledge of DCC software like Maya, Houdini, Blender, Substance
  • Extensive knowledge of game engines like Unreal and Unity
  • Comfortable with developing tools and workflow enhancements using scripting languages like Python or C# and GUI libraries like PySide
  • Strong understanding of rendering pipelines and physically based rendering
  • Outstanding communication, interpersonal and organisational skills


  • Shipped one or more AAA games as a Lead Technical Artist
  • Great programming skills
  • Advanced shader development using Cg or HLSL
  • Deep rendering knowledge
  • Familiarity with graphics debuggers
  • Experience using procedural pipelines


  • 31 days holiday + an additional day each year
  • VISA assistance and relocation package
  • Private medical and dental insurance

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 412!

Lead Technical Artist – Brighton, UK / Remote Hybrid – AAA Games

Brighton, UK
Full time

Published on 11/03/2021

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