Trainee Technical Artist - New IP

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Areas of Expertise:
Art and Animation
South East UK
Creative Assembly
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The team behind the multi-award-winning ALIEN: Isolation, fresh from developing Halo Wars 2 with Microsoft and 343industries, are looking for more world-class talent to join the team.

This is an excellent opportunity for a graduate with an interest in all areas of Technical Art. This is a chance for a passionate artist to kick start a career in AAA games development whilst being mentored by some of the best in the industry and get involved with the new, undisclosed IP from Creative Assembly's multi-award-winning team. The Technical Artist works within the Tech Art department, bringing innovation to the project and empowering the wider art team with contemporary tools, techniques and processes.

Key Responsibilities

As a Trainee Technical Artist, you will have the opportunity to work with and be mentored by a team of industry experienced Technical Artist working towards enhancing visual quality, performance and art efficiency on our new project across all Art disciplines.

You will be able to communicate well, solve problems and collaborate with the team to develop new features, processes and pipelines. You will research, prototype and implement art and animation production techniques, helping to ensure that the content produced by the art department is both technically appropriate and efficiently produced.

Knowledge, Skill and Experience


- Advanced knowledge of 3DS Max/Maya
- A good understanding of Python and general coding structures
- Knowledge of cutting edge art authoring techniques and processes
- Willingness to engage with and master proprietary tools and systems
- Excellent problem-solving skills and methodology
- Ability to communicate effectively in a team

- Working Knowledge of:
- Substance (Designer and Painter)
- Houdini
- MotionbuilderMax/Mel scripting

The traineeship will be for one year onsite at our studio in Horsham, West Sussex.

These traineeships are paid placements and all applicants must have the Right to Work in the UK.

Please ensure you provide a portfolio of your work along with your application

We are Creative Assembly

Creative Assembly is one of the UK's leading games development studios, founded in 1987 and located in West Sussex, UK and in Sofia, Bulgaria.
We have gathered our team of world-class, diverse and multi-national talent, dedicated to crafting some of the most renowned gaming experiences and giving our loyal followers worlds in which to immerse themselves.

Our focus on quality has filled our awards cabinet over the years - from BAFTAs to Ivor Novellos. We owe this to our team - creatives from a breadth of backgrounds, who unite to share their ideas and expertise, to craft the highest quality gameplay.

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