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LEAD GAMES TECHNICAL ARTIST – LONDON – AAA STUDIO

Job Title: LEAD GAMES TECHNICAL ARTIST – LONDON – AAA STUDIO
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry:
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-01-17
Reference: MMM.94
Contact Name: Maryam Matter
Contact Email: mmatter@creativepersonnel.co.uk
Job Published: July 27, 2018 18:19

Job Description

I am looking for a talented Lead Technical Artist ready for a new challenge, joining an amazing team in London. This is a mind blowing opportunity to be part of a studio that values quality, professionalism and efficiency, and work on world shattering AAA titles while supporting the Art and Tech teams daily. You will use your leadership skills and knowledge to empower and mentor the technical artists, allowing them to advance their skills and impact on the project.

Working very closely with the Art Director, understanding and establishing the vision, you will be overseeing and driving the whole team to ensure top quality and efficiency. Acting as a role model for the team, you will emphasise project and company goals, providing feedback on performance and mentoring throughout.

Responsibilities:
  • Identifying solutions for pipeline issues and inefficiencies
  • Enabling efficiency and consistency
  • Developing tools and scrips for third party software and in-house tools
  • Creating and maintaining relevant Technical Art documentation
  • Liaise between Art and Engine programming teams daily to facilitate production needs
Required Skills and Experience:
  • 3DS Max, Photoshop, Substance Designer/Painter and Unreal Engine knowledge
  • Understanding of 3D math functions for real time graphics
  • Excellent understanding of Pixel and Vertex Shaders
  • Knowledge of either HLSL/GLSL, Python/MAXScript/MEL or C#
  • Experience working as a lead/senior technical artist on shipped console titles
  • Proven experience in toolset development life cycle from prototyping to production-ready deployment
  • Solid understanding of art optimisation techniques
  • A strong artistic ability
Desired Characteristics:
  • Experience developing Houdini Digital Assets
  • Experience/understanding of Houdini Engine integration
Working for a AAA studio creating extraordinary games, you’ll be surrounded by like-minded peers in a state-of-the-art games studio where you’ll be working on amazing titles for next gen consoles!

LEAD TECHNICAL GAMES GAME ARTIST LONDON AAA STUDIO 3DS MAX PHOTOSHOP UNREAL ENGINE SHADERS PIXEL VERTEX PYTHON C# HLSL GLSL MEL TOOLSET HOUDINI DIGITAL ASSETS INTEGRATION 3D

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