Technical Artist - AAA Studio - £30,000+

Job Title: Technical Artist - AAA Studio - £30,000+
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Midlands
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per day
Start Date: 2017-09-10
Reference: NJ-3334
Contact Name: Nick Justice
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 30, 2017 09:32

Job Description

I'm currently recruiting for a high end AAA Studio working on a top end console game. They're looking for the right person to work alongside their already highly regarded team.
This role would be perfect for you are looking for a new project to work on.

 Key Responsibilities
  • Working with the Art Director to deliver the game to the artistic vision
  • Responsible identifying and creating tools to improve art pipelines
  • Support the Art and Engineering teams, helping to resolve technical difficulties
  • Using your experience to identify production risks and development improvements across the Art team and the company as a whole
  • Implement briefs provided by other teams to a high standard, delivering reliable tools in a realistic timeframe
  • Proactively identify new technologies and techniques that will improve the game
  • When required, create concise documentation of toolsets that the team can rely on
  • Help plan budgets and performance guidelines for the Art teams
Required Experience & Qualifications
  • A professional portfolio or technical blog
  • At least one full project cycle in Technical art position
  • Degree in Computer Science/Similar related subject or Equivalent development experience
  • 2-3+ years game development experience, with experience in seeing projects from beginning to end as a Technical Artist.
  • Knowledge of programming languages such as Python/C#/C++/HLSL
  • Deep knowledge of 3D creation packages (Maya/Max/Zbrush/etc)
  • Up-to-date experience and knowledge of current game development practices and terminology
Desired Characteristics
  • Excellent artistic ability
  • Excellent eye for quality control and detail
  • Excellent problem solving skills, with the ability to existing knowledge to rapidly improvise solutions
  • A broad technical understanding with the capacity to learn and utilize new skills quickly
  • Experienced in dealing with the idiosyncrasies of team project work
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proactive and organized individual
  • Ability to take direction and constructive feedback
  • Self- motivated and passionate about the end result
  • Experience with Unreal Engine or equivalent is a plus