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Technical Artist - Unreal


Skillsearch Limited

Salary on application

Falmouth, United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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Permanent | Full Time


Technical Artist in Cornwall

This award-winning Cornwall studio is looking for a Technical Artist to join their highly skilled team in Falmouth.  As a Technical Artist, you will be building the internal art processes and guiding asset pipeline implementation in collaboration with the Tools and Rendering team.  This is an excellent role for someone with a familiarity with art creation pipelines, asset exporting, process automation and procedural creation. You will be the bridge between the art and technical teams so you must be approachable and able to manage you time effectively.

Based in beautiful Cornwall, this award-winning studio creates highly successful first-person shooter games, and have some exciting new unannounced projects in development currently. Proudly Cornish, they focus on giving their team members a great work-life balance so they can enjoy everything that Cornwall has to offer, from cycling to swimming.

Technical Artist responsibilities:

Assess, maintain and improve existing shaders and material creation processes

Keep a keen eye for monitoring game performance and memory usage as well as helping to improve the monitoring toolset

Create and maintain PostFX

Provide feedback on the creation workflow

Maintain visual consistency

Create real time visual effects

Key requirements for this role in Cornwall:

Experience creating VFX and PFX in Unreal Engine 4

Experience with Unreal Engine’s material, cascade/Niagara and blueprints

Experience optimising particle effects in game environments

Experience as a Technical Artist on one or more shipped title

Experience with 3DS MAX

Experience with Unreal Engine 4

Experience using Python and PyQt/PySide

The team at this studio are extremely diverse, from individuals with a long history of games development to graduates straight out of uni, people from all walks of life and levels of experience are welcomed here. You will be supported here in everything you want to achieve and encouraged to reach your career goals, individuals with families are extremely well looked after as the studio ensures that your work life will flow alongside your family life.

Alternatively, apply online directly by attaching your CV below.

Tags: Technical Artist, Tech Artist, Technical Art, Max, Maya, Houdini HLSL, GLSL

A little bit about the city: Cornwall

Considered one of the most idyllic places to live in the UK, Cornwall offers a seaside lifestyle that is rare to find in this country. It’s incredible natural beauty, largely the beaches, make it a hotspot for tourists in the summer, but it is also adored by its year-round residents. Cornwall boasts an excellent quality of life, with residents being able to enjoy surfing, swimming, and cycling along the unspoilt coastline, there are also several events held in Cornwall throughout the year, with live music events often proving the most popular! Living in Cornwall you will enjoy the mildest climate in the UK, including some very warm summers. This sub-tropical climate means that you will often see palm trees and botanical gardens around Cornwall, giving it a very Mediterranean feel!

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