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Technical Artist (UK only, Remote/Hybrid/Brighton)

We’re FuturLab, the award-winning game studio behind PowerWash Simulator, the Velocity series, Peaky Blinders and many more amazing games.

We're looking for a Techincal Artist to join the exciting world of PowerWash Simulator! As a Tech Artist in our friendly and collaborative team, you'll be working closely with the rest of the Art Team to deliver beautiful looking and performant art across a variety of platforms. Along with our programmers you will help solve complex technical issues, develop and support art pipelines, and ensure the project’s artistic vision is achieved by developing appropriate technical solutions. As a member of our team, you are expected to be proactive, follow standards and best practices, as well as promote them and mentor less experienced team members.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Art Leads to deliver artistic vision within the project requirements
  • Be the bridge between art and programming and collaborate effectively with both
  • Drive art optimisation efforts by informing best decisions and ensuring content meets visual fidelity targets on a wide range of platforms
  • Regularly communicate technical constraints and their reasons to the art team

Requirements

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in the games industry
  • Strong C# and HLSL/GLSL knowledge
  • Experience profiling CPU, GPU and memory usage
  • Ability to create performant shaders + VFX systems from art briefs

Desirable:

  • Experience optimising for lower-end hardware
  • Familiar with Unity workflows: prefabs, particle systems, asset management
  • Proficient with VFX/Shader Graph (graph creation and custom tooling)
  • 3D Modelling knowledge
  • Deep understanding of Unity's Scriptable Render Pipeline (URP/HDRP)
  • Compute shader knowledge

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary (dependent on experience)
  • Performance related bonus.
  • Annual salary reviews based on your performance.
  • Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm (No weekends, No overtime, No Crunch!)
  • Opportunity to work from anywhere in the UK!
  • Opportunities to attend and speak at gaming events/conferences.
  • Free game codes, game swag and merchandise.
  • 21 days annual leave + 9 Bank Holidays, which includes our very own FuturLab Bank Holiday!
  • 2 Duvet Days. (No questions asked)
  • Extra day off for your birthday.
  • Studio closure over the Christmas period.
  • Bike2work scheme.
  • Enhanced Maternity & Paternity leave.
  • Enhanced Sick Pay.
  • Enhanced Pension.
  • Private Healthcare.
  • Remote therapy service through Spill.
  • Eye tests & standard glasses for display work.
  • Paid training and volunteer days per year to work on your personal development.
  • Amazing offices with a great culture. E.g. Regular social activities, Free fresh fruit, Free iced treats in the Summer and Free locally roasted, Small Batch Coffee and Speciality Teas!

FuturLab foster an inclusive and welcoming culture, check out the Life at FuturLab page (www.futurlab.co.uk/life-at-futurlab) for reasons why you’d love working here! 

If you have the skills, experience and passion for the role then please get in touch as we’d love to hear from you!  

To apply, click here: https://apply.workable.com/j/C2542D0111 and attach your latest CV, cover letter and crucially a portfolio link.

Equal Opportunities
We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and are committed to making reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process as required, please add any adjustment requests to your application.

SALARY: Competitive + performance related bonus.  

Candidates without a valid UK work Visa cannot be considered.

 

Technical Artist (UK only, Remote/Hybrid/Brighton)

United Kingdom
Full time

Published on 19 Dec 2023

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