Senior Shader & Materials Tech Artist

AAA Iconic Action-Adventure Game - Industry Leading Benefits - Prestigious Studio

Employment Type
Salary on application

Do you have game development experience, and are you seeking a new remote role? Skillsearch is helping a gaming company find a Shader / Materials Technical Artist, and the role comes with an attractive salary and benefits package.  

As a flexible Shader and Materials Technical Artist, you will create complex, highly-optimised node-based shaders networks and work closely with artists to ensure derived materials instances are intuitive to work with. 

In your first few weeks in this Materials Technical Artist role, you can expect to: 

  • Develop workflows and pipelines to support the efficient creation of textures and material instances by the content team 
  • Work closely with Engineering, Art, and Technical Art to drive new technical features and improvements to visual fidelity 
  • Set standards for material instance creation, including PBR value compliance and optimisation best practices 
  • Guide artists in the proper creation of layered materials and help troubleshoot any issues 

To apply, you will need 5+ years of experience in the game development industry on AAA console titles or relevant industries. You will also require the following: 

  • Experience writing shaders, either using a node-based graph or writing HLSL directly, including knowledge of best practices for GPU performance 
  • Expert knowledge of PBR, advanced rendering techniques, shading models, and the relationship between materials and lighting 
  • Significant optimization and debugging experience with PIX, GPAD, Nsight, RenderDoc, and/or similar profiling software for both GPU and CPU 

If you’re looking to make a positive impact and create change, possessing an inclusive and committed approach, you will be rewarded with an excellent salary and benefits package. 

Don't hesitate to please get in touch with our Skillsearch team today to apply and register your interest for this remote full-time Senior Shader & Materials Tech Artist position. 


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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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