Senior Technical Artist

Brand New IP - Gaming Veterans - Great Benefits

Job Type
Salary on application
17 days ago

Our client is looking for a Senior Technical Artist with a solid understanding of game asset pipelines, optimisation, and how to bridge the gap between art and code. This full-time Technical Artist role is based in Galway and comes with a generous salary and benefits package and can be worked remotely for the right applicant. 

As a Senior Technical Artist, you will bridge the gap between the issues of the art, design, and programming teams in game development. You must understand the fundamentals of real-time graphics, modelling, animation, and VFX, and assist with the production and integration of art assets at the highest quality. This position is open to remote work for the right candidate, and relocation to our office in Galway, Ireland is also possible. 

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

  • Communicate and coordinate with the art, programming, and design teams 
  • Set up workflows and pipelines for art production 
  • Support artists and engineers in the 3D art pipeline 
  • Assist in asset optimisation and validation 
  • Solve complex technical art production issues during the development 

To apply for this Senior Technical Artist role, you will need deep knowledge of art and animation pipelines, including the use of tools such as Maya, 3DS Max, Substance, etc. You will also require: 

  • An expert understanding of optimisation techniques and the technical requirements of game content 
  • Experience developing art-driven solutions for visual gameplay features, such as destruction simulation, procedural VFX 

As a vital member of our team and in return for your expertise, inclusive approach and commitment, we will provide a favourable salary and the chance to join a passionate and welcoming team. 

Don't hesitate to get in touch with Jake from our Skillsearch team at today to apply or register your interest in this full-time Senior Technical Artist position in Galway. We're looking forward to meeting you. 

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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Jake Catterall

Game Animation & Marketing Consultant

Jake is a key part of our ever growing game animation & marketing recruitment team, and we know he’ll nurture you in your job search just as he’s used to nurturing his many plants! Despite his deep seated fear of jellyfish, you can find Jake swimming in the Brighton sea in his spare time, in an effort to conquer his phobia... Looking for a new role in animation/marketing or a new swimming partner?! Get in touch with Jake today!

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