Technical Artist - Creative Services

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Art and Animation
Mainland Europe
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Crytek Frankfurt is looking for a Technical Artist to join our expanding Creative Services team. You will support our animators and cinematic artists on trailers, pre-viz, cinematics, 3D asset creation and cutting-edge Virtual Reality projects across all our titles.


-Work with the Creative Services team to troubleshoot 3D asset, animation, environment, production, visualization and CryEngine issues as they occur.
-Develop scripts in Max and/or Maya to facilitate artists.
-Proactively identify production bottlenecks and recommend solutions.
-Coordinating with other departments when necessary to gather assets and streamline inter-department workflow.
-Developing existing pipelines and process for high-poly cinematic and low-poly Virtual Reality production.
-Look for and actively promote new methods, production methodologies and software.


-Proven character and vehicle rigging experience.
-UV and Texture creation and pipeline knowledge.
-Ability to troubleshoot animation and 3D asset topology challenges.
-Recommend and implement asset production pipeline processes for the department.
-Liaise with other departments within Crytek on production assets and process as required.
-Strong scripting/plug-in creation skills for 3DSMax/Maya plus Python or C++.
-High/Low poly mesh optimization and adaption.
-Experience with related software applications including Photoshop, Zbrush/Mudbox.
-Particle/Physics/Fluid simulation experience is a plus.
-CryEngine or other real-time game engine experience is a big plus.
-Excellent communication skills.
-Friendly and down to earth with willingness to work closely with a team.
-Strong portfolio of work.
-Good English communication and writing skills.
-Keep a positive team-oriented attitude.
-Be proactive and self-motivated, work without direct supervision.
-Willing to relocate to Frankfurt am Main area , Germany.

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 onsite German lessons for our employees and partners / spouses.
-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.
-Relocation support.
-A company apartment for your first few months and help in finding a private apartment....and many more!

About Crytek

Crytek is an independent videogame developer, publisher, and technology provider dedicated to pushing the boundaries of gaming with its cutting-edge 3D game development solution CRYENGINE. With headquarters in Frankfurt am Main (Germany) and studios in Kiev (Ukraine), Budapest (Hungary), Sofia (Bulgaria), Seoul (South Korea), Shanghai (China), and Istanbul (Turkey), Crytek has created multiple award-winning titles, including the original Far Cry, the Crysis series, Ryse: Son of Rome, Warface, and The Climb. Crytek delivers fun and innovative gaming experiences for PC, consoles, and VR and continues to grow its reach in the games-as-a-service market. Every Crytek game is created with CRYENGINE, which can be used by anyone to create games on a Pay What You Want business model.

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