OPMs client is looking for an Technical Artist to join their team, working on an open-world action RPG project from their world class studio in the Midlands, UK.
As a 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 art content in the game.
- Experience creating environment art and/or supporting an environment art team using industry-standard art applications (3ds Max, Maya, Substance, ZBrush, etc)
- Good knowledge of working with shaders (node-based or HLSL)
- Proficiency in Python or similar language, ideally with experience creating scripts for 3ds Max or Maya
- Effective collaborator with growth mindset and desire to help others to do their best work
- Strong verbal and digital communication skills. Knowledge of rendering, memory, lighting, animation and other art-related topics
- Critical eye for visual quality. Art or Programming degree is a bonus
- Take ownership of the authoring and export tools for environment artists
- Work closely with the rendering team to create environment and VFX shaders that push visual quality to the forefront of the industry
- Be the primary support for one or more World Art sub-disciplines (lighting, VFX, UI, foliage, terrain, etc)
- Take responsibility for the performance of our game world by creating tools and processes to ensure the best possible balance between quality and cost
- Identify bottlenecks and promote best practices for authoring art content to help our artists do their best work
· Hybrid Working (3 days in the office and 2 days working from home).
· Flexible working hours.
· VISA sponsorship and Relocation support if required.
· Contributory pension scheme.
· 25-day holiday allowance, plus bank holidays.
· Private Healthcare.
And many more!
Interested in finding out more about the studio, project, and benefits of working at this studio? Apply now or call me directly today on +44 (0) 1206 214415