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Jagex Games Studio is looking for a talented and passionate Technical Artist to join our in-house RuneScape graphics 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, 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 applicants 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 & Responsibilites:
•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
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
•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.