Senior Technical Artist (m/f)

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Art and Animation
Region:
Mainland Europe
Area:
Germany
City:
Berlin
Posted:
26-Sep-16
Company:
Bigpoint GmbH
Job Ref:
186136

Bigpoint Berlin is looking for a Technical Artist to join the Game of Thrones team. We are seeking an experienced and passionate problem-solver to create the bridge between our Art and our Development departments. You will be closely working in a collaborative environment of artists, designers, and programmers and will be researching new ways to improve the visual quality within the technical limitation of the chosen platform.

Responsibilities:

- Act as a bridge between the Programming and Art team, supporting the communication and understanding between the disciplines

- Reports to the art director with doted lines to the lead engineer

- In charge of game performance, workflow efficiency and visual breakthrough of the game

- Design, implement and improve art creation workflows

- Work with artists to problem solve, troubleshoot, and wrangle issues they have in character, prop and world production

- Actively promote best art creation practices

- Writing scripts to automate processes and engages the code team to minimize bottle neck

- Able to breakdown visual feature into core implementation requirements and measurable performance metrics

Requirements:

- A passion for game development is a must

- Extensive experience with multiple game engines

- Participated in the creation of a proprietary pipeline

- Knowledge of 3D Studio MAX, Photoshop

- Modeling and texturing experience

- Experience with allegorithmic substance or an alternative texture creation tool is a plus

- Excellent attention to technical detail and a strong aesthetic eye for form, colour, and tone

- Strong communication and collaborative skills

- Minimum 2-3 games shipped

- 2 games shipped as technical artist

- 2-5 years of experience

- Fluency in English


Contact Details:
Bigpoint GmbH
Tel: +49(0)40-88 14 13 0
Contact: Recruitment Team
Email:

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