Senior Technical Artist

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Art and Animation
Region:
UK
Area:
South East UK
City:
Cambridge
Posted:
19-Oct-17
Company:
Jagex
Job Ref:
Senior Technical Artist

Senior Technical Artist

Department 

RuneScape Graphics

Contract 

Full-time

Location 

UK-Cambridge

Salary 

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More information about this job

Overview

Jagex Games Studio is looking for a talented and passionate Senior Technical Artist to join our in-house Art team.

This is a great opportunity for technical artist looking for a varied and challenging role with a great opportunity for creative input and technical direction.

We are looking for a candidate who can integrate into our team seamlessly and hit the ground running. This includes the ability to follow common goals whilst putting the team first. The successful candidate will be self-motivated and make every effort to demonstrate initiative and active contribution to ensure the studio remains a productive and rewarding team environment in order to produce top quality work.

In return you’ll receive a competitive salary, annual bonus scheme, options for a sponsored gym membership, private health care, flexible working, cycle repair, free parking and fresh fruit delivered to your team every day.
**Please Note: At this time we are unable to consider applicants who require sponsorship to work in the UK**


Main Duties & 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
Supports improvement/enhancement of processes on a live MMO
Assists other artists in technical aspects of game creation


Essential Requirements:
Solid understanding of polygon modeling, UV editing, Character Rigging, etc
Solid understanding of MAX Script tool development and other relevant languages
Strong understanding of current generation rendering techniques
Competence in C# and C++ and with real-time shader development
Competence with math functions and linear algebra for rigging or shading
A strong interest in other platforms and emerging technology


Corporate Responsibilities:
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
Drive to learn, grown and improve their current skill set and that of the function. Maintaining professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies
Feel like you fit this role, but don’t meet all the requirements? We strive for fresh perspectives, so as long as you can demonstrate how your attitude and other abilities might make up for any gaps we would welcome your application!

 

 

Jagex are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.

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