Senior Technical Artist

Cutting Edge Technology - AAA Studio - Open World/RPG Games

Location
Leamington Spa
Employment Type
Permanent
Salary
Salary on application
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Senior Technical Artist in Leamington Spa

We are looking for a highly skilled Senior Technical Artist to join an innovative studio in Leamington Spa. The studio uses cutting-edge technology to create stunning game play and excite and thrill their loyal player base. The studio believes that making great games should be fun, which has led to them winning an award for being a great place to work this year.

This AAA Leamington Spa studio is looking to grow their world class team with a highly skilled Senior Technical Artist. As a Senior Technical Artist, you will be building the internal art processes and guiding asset pipeline implementation in collaboration with the Tools and Rendering team.  This is an excellent role for someone with a familiarity with art creation pipelines, asset exporting, process automation and procedural creation. The Senior Technical Artist will liaise with many different disciplines so you must be able to plan and organise effectively, whilst remaining approachable.

In return for your dedication and enthusiasm for the work you do here, you will benefit from a friendly and sociable culture. The studio offers its team members private healthcare, childcare vouchers, flexible working and many more perks to enjoy.

Senior Technical Artist responsibilities:

  • Creating and implementing solutions in Unreal
  • Managing UI, particle systems and shaders
  • Working with designers to create optimal outcomes

Key requirement for this role in Leamington Spa:

  • You need a problem-solving mindset
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Prior experience working on published titles
  • Knowledge of art creation pipelines, asset exporting and process automation
  • Experience with shader creation and PBR material workflow
  • Experience with MAX or Maya scripting
  • Knowledge of game engines and toolsets
  • Experience helping development teams and collaborative decision making
  • Experience with C#
  • Experience with Houdini and/or procedural creation techniques
  • A passion for games

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of the team at an award-winning studio who are constantly striving to create the best games out there. You will benefit from a range of perks at this studio, from spending time playing table tennis and pinball during lunchtimes to enjoying the numerous events that are put on throughout the year, including wrap parties every time a new game is launched.

If you’d like to know more about this great opportunity, then contact Nicole on nh@skillsearch.com for a discussion about the role and to have your application considered. Alternatively, apply online directly by attaching your CV below.

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.

Tags: Senior Technical Artist, Tech Artist, Technical Art, Max, Maya, Houdini

A little bit about the city: Leamington Spa

Leamington Spa has been voted multiple times as one of the happiest places in the country to live. The city has a diverse culture with charming architecture, beautiful parks and gardens and some of the country’s best spas! Gamers will love it here as Leamington Spa is known for being home to some incredible game producers, who have developed some very successful and world-famous titles. The city is very family friendly and offers some great education opportunities for those with little ones, with a range of grammar, private and state schools within close proximity of the city. As for public transport, Leamington Spa is perfect if you want to stay connected to major cities. Trains run into Birmingham every 15 minutes, taking only half an hour to arrive in the city.

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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VFX & Animation Consultant Nicole Harrison

Nicole works in our Games team as an art consultant, as well as specialising in finding the best candidates for creative studios in TV, Film, Advertising, Cinematics and more. Her competitive streak means she’ll do whatever it takes to get you your dream role! Having grown up in South Africa, Nicole has many a safari story, although she wasn’t allowed to bring back a pet elephant, so she’s settled for her pet ducks, Cheese & Quackers! 

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