Lead Technical Artist

Unity Engine – Maya Experience Preferred – English & Mandarin Speaking

Employment Type
Salary on application

Lead Technical Artist in Shanghai 

Are you a talented Technical Artist with plenty of Unity Engine experience? Does the idea of joining a AAA studio and working on an exciting new project appeal to you? If so, look no further! Keep reading to find out more and apply today... 

As a Lead Technical Artist at this studio in Shanghai, you will be on a mission to make the game visuals of the project you’re working on the best they can be. You will look after complex art tools, processes and pipelines and generally working as an integral part of the team. 
This passionate team has several studios around the world and with a new expansion in Shanghai, this is the perfect time for someone who is talented and ambitious to join them! If you love the sound of working on unique, immersive interactive experiences then you could be the perfect fit for this role. 

Lead Technical Artist responsibilities: 

  • Champion the game vision and art principles 
  • Develop, test and maintain tools and pipelines 
  • Focus on usability and efficiency in your work 
  • Provide technical support to team members in using the 3D art pipeline and engine tools 
  • Enable the integration of art assets into Unity engine 
  • Review the art creation process and identify areas for improvement 
  • Create prototypes and technical documentation to drive the art vision 
  • Recruit and develop studio art talent 

Key requirements for this role in Shanghai: 

  • Have worked on multiple shipped mobile, PC or console games 
  • Significant prior experience in a technical art or tools programming role 
  • Strong understanding of modelling, animation, and art creation pipelines 
  • Experience using Unity engine or similar 
  • Experience with Python and Maya API 
  • Able to work with teams across different locations 
  • Passionate about PC and mobile games 
  • Understanding of Chinese culture and values 
  • Fluent in English and Mandarin 

If you think you could be a good fit for this role, we’d love to hear from you! Get in touch with Forrest on fh@skillsearch.com or apply through the form below now. 

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Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will only consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

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