Senior Technical Artist - Edinburgh

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Art and Animation
Region:
UK
Area:
Scotland
City:
Edinburgh
Posted:
04-Dec-17
Company:
Everywhere Game
Job Ref:
Senior Technical Artist - Edinburgh

Senior Technical Artist - Edinburgh

As a Senior Technical Artist you will be working alongside a talented art team driving forward cutting edge visuals, providing technical guidance and defining art workflow and pipelines.

You will be joining the studio in a key role at a pivotal time as we scale up to develop an ambitious and ground breaking open-world game. The role brings the opportunity to make a significant personal contribution to a high-profile project.

We believe in iterative development, and you will need to be comfortable working in a fluid environment with competing demands.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Art Director and Technical Director to define and maintain art workflows
  • Clearly communicate and document art production pipelines
  • Shader research and development
  • Provide guidance to artists encouraging best working practices and strong asset organisation
  • Proactively provide suggestions on how to utilise new technologies and tools and implement them into our workflow
  • Liaise with engine team to troubleshoot issues and find solutions
  • Provide clear guidance on technical performance constraints and help define asset budgets

Requirements

  • Expert knowledge of game engines and the technical constraints and challenges of game development
  • Significant experience with 3D modelling tools such as 3ds Max, Maya, or ZBrush, in a videogame environment.
  • Excellent technical understanding of art pipelines, memory and rendering budgets.
  • Excellent communication skills, and comfortable working across multiple teams.
  • Knowledge of at least one programming language (such as Python, C++)
  • Understanding of modern procedural asset creation techniques (Scanning, Marvellous)
  • Strong interest in the latest advancements in video game graphics and visual trends

Experience

  • At least 3 years experience as a Technical Artist or similar role within the games industry.

Location This full-time role is based in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Please send your covering letter, CV/resume, and showreel where available

Contact Details:
Everywhere Game
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Contact: Recruitment
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