Technical Artist - Unannounced MMO
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Jagex Games Studio is looking for an exceptional and passionate Technical Artist to join the tribe to work on a new, unannounced MMO.
This is a great opportunity for technical artist looking for a varied and challenging role within a tight-knit team in which they would be able to provide creative input and technical direction.
Above all, team fit is an essential part of the hiring process for this role. Accurately following common goals putting the team first, whilst members of the team will be highly self-motivated and take every effort to demonstrate outstanding initiative, actively contributing to a respectful, productive and rewarding team culture.
In return you’ll receive a competitive salary, options for a sponsored gym membership, private health care, flexible working, cycle repair, free parking and fresh fruit delivered to your team every day.
We also have a full bean style coffee machine that provides hot drinks available throughout the day.
Expect to be invited to team events once a quarter as well as company-wide parties to celebrate our successes.
The successful applicant will be able to enjoy our newly refurbished office which includes contemporary break out areas, gaming zones, high tech meeting rooms, a huge Atrium with tiered seating and our very own private bar!
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
Assists in designing tools/process solutions and pipelines for artists.
Develops tools solutions using scripting or programming languages associated with production applications.
Recognizes inefficiencies and problems in existing pipelines and identifies solutions.
Assists other artists in technical aspects of game creation.
The ideal candidate would have expert knowledge of Maya and be comfortable writing scripts and tools in Python and Mel script including using the Maya APIs.
Strong understanding of current generation rendering techniques in Unity game engine.
Competence in C# and C++ and with real-time shader development.
Competence with math functions and linear algebra for rigging or shading.
VFX experience a plus
To behave at all times in a professional manner, maintaining a positive and conscientious work ethic whilst also demonstrating initiative and determination to get the job done.
To work effectively with colleagues both within the immediate team and across the company whenever necessary.
To demonstrate a willingness to adapt to the evolving environment of the company, teams and work requirements.