Technical Artist

Job Type:
Areas of Expertise:
Art and Animation
South East UK
Splash Damage
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About Splash Damage

Splash Damage is an independently-owned studio on the outskirts of London, and we're all about crafting engaging multiplayer experiences. In the last year, we've launched our multiplayer shooter Dirty Bomb on PC and Gears of War: Ultimate Edition on Xbox One. We’re now working on several high-profile projects on PC and console and are looking for talented artists to help make them great.

The Role

Splash Damage is looking for a talented Technical Artist to help us build stunning and inspiring art while maintaining solid performance for an upcoming title. You will be responsible for providing and maintaining a consistently high standard of support for the art teams within the studio. You will assist with the technical implementation and management of in-house and outsourced assets.

You’ll be inspiring the team and maintaining the quality bar while collaborating with Art direction and Design to ensure the game looks great and plays fantastic. You will help establish the vision for the game and you will be a key point of contact for our world-leading development partners.

As a Splash Damage Technical Artist, you will:

Communicate between all disciplines to resolve issues and improve game quality
Prototype, develop and improve art pipelines
Optimise run-time performance of our games
Assist the programming team with implementing art-related tools and features

Essential Skills and Experience

Strong proactive problem-solving attitude
Experience with Unreal Engine, especially UE4
Demonstrable knowledge of modern game content creation workflows using Autodesk 3dsmax and/or Autodesk Maya
Good application scripting experience (e.g. Python, MAXScript, Javascript)

Desirable Skills and Experience

Rigging experience
Run-time performance profiling
Strong digital art skills (modelling, texturing, lighting)
Knowledge of programming languages such as C++ or C#
Experience with outsourcing processes

Perks & Benefits

Alongside our brand-new headquarters, stocked up drinks fridge and a never-ending supply of coffee, all of our roles come complete with the following perks and benefits:

- Private medical insurance that will covers you, your partner, and children
- Private dental insurance that significantly reduces cost of dentistry for you, your partner, and children
- Pension scheme where the company matches your contribution
- Complimentary gym membership
- Free eye tests + discounted glasses
- Quarterly revenue share after 1 year of service
- Brand new state of the art office
- Life drawing classes, and massage allowance
- Free fruit juices and soft drinks + Beer and pastries on a Friday.
- Childcare voucher scheme
- Employee assistance programme
- Referral fee

Studio Culture

Splash Damage offers a fun, friendly and relaxed working environment. Everyone here shares a passion for video games and that shows in daily office life. We also regularly get together for social events like pub quizzes, cinema nights, football, and company parties.

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