Crytek is looking for a Senior Technical Artist with focus on pipeline and tools. That person will be responsible for the backend/pipeline of cutting-edge real-time graphics and technology development. This role helps us to improve our Pipeline and provide the necessary Tools for Artists, to streamline and speed up their workflow.
Designs and develops improved content creation pipelines, processes, and workflows
Provides documentation and mentors the content creation teams to fully take advantage of our tools and technology
Creates sample content to prove out new workflows and demonstrate visual improvements
Collaborates with the content creation teams and supports them with new tools
Provides support to content creators for tools and pipelines owned by the department
Keeps current with the technological developments and advancements throughout the game industry
Maintain a clean common facility pipeline (tools, automation, practices) across multiple different projects.
5+ years of professional production experience with AAA game titles.
A heavy problem solver driven by a desire to remove blockers for artists and to empower them to create exceptional quality at scale.
The ability to evaluate existing workflows/pipeline, suggesting, presenting and implementing improvements
Excellent Python skills and knowledge of PyMEL, PyQt/PySide
Knowledge of key DCC application APIs: 3ds Max, Maya (Blender, Houdini a bonus)
Experience with C++ is a huge bonus but not essential.
Experience in writing hlsl/CgFX Shaders is also a huge bonus.
Experience in Mari or Substance is a bonus.
At least 1 Shipped AAA game as a Pipeline Technical Artist.
Experience integrating Perforce into other tool is a plus
Artistic background is a plus
What you can expect from us
A refreshing yet highly professional atmosphere in a diverse team.
Flexible work time.
Free public transportation ticket, which lets you use public transport free of charge 24/7.
Free German lessons
Company language is English. Any additional language is a plus, but not a requirement.
Extensive assistance with getting visa, work permits and communication with local authorities.
A company apartment for your first few months and help in finding a private apartment
...and much more!