Senior Technical Artist

Cross Platform Games - Some Knowledge of French Needed - Super Friendly Team

Employment Type
Salary on application

Skillsearch is looking for a skilled and collaborative Senior Technical Artist with solid experience in character, shaders and VFX pipelines to join our client's inclusive team. This full-time Technical Artist role is based in Villeurbanne and offers an attractive salary and benefits. 

As a flexible Senior Technical Artist, you will anticipate the technical needs of productions. You will also respond to these technical needs and opt for the appropriate technical solutions. 

To give you an idea of how this Senior Technical Artist role would look and feel, here are some things you could expect to do: 

  • Establish pipelines and cut and estimate tasks 
  • Create and develop artistic tools 
  • Develop and optimise shaders and VFX 
  • Create complete rigs and skins according to projects 
  • Document the different pipelines and tools you develop  

To succeed in this Technical Artist job, you must have at least 5 years of experience as a Tech Artist or demonstrable equivalent experience. You will also require console experience at Tech Art and should have knowledge of the Substance, Houdini or Spine Suite. In addition, you should have expertise in creation pipelines of 2D/3D cartoon characters and creating shaders and VFX. Familiarity with Maya and Unity and a good understanding of programming languages, mainly Python, JavaScript, MEL and optionally C#, are also essential. 

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 the following benefits: 

  • Flexible hours 
  • Team breakfasts 
  • Sports sessions that are organised regularly 
  • Fruit baskets, drinks and coffee available 
  • An annual summer camp and more! 

For full details and to apply for this Senior Technical Artist job in Villeurbanne, please get in touch with Eleanor at  today.  

Here at Skillsearch, we're a recruitment company. In the simplest form, this means we place people at new companies - but it's so much more than that. For the past 30 years, we've been busy helping people (like you) with sought after skills find jobs in the Games, Interactive and Enterprise Systems industries all around the globe. Our company comprises a team of dedicated consultants that work across various niche technologies, including Games, Virtual Reality, AR and XR, Workday, Oracle, Peoplesoft, and eCommerce. We are always exploring other cutting-edge markets. Follow us to see a few of the jobs we're working on, find out which events you can see us at, and keep up with news in the technology, gaming and interactive world. Welcome to Skillsearch! 

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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