Senior Unity Technical Artist

£55K - Shaders, Tools, Particle Effects - Implementation

City of London
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Senior Technical Artist in London

Are you a Technical Artist with experience of developing mobile titles in Unity? Would you like to work at an indie studio in London on high-quality racing games?

At this studio, you’ll be working to create technologies that ensure the art vision of projects are delivered to a high standard in a timely fashion. In order to fill this Senior Technical Artist role, you will need to have a solid background in technical art and mobile games, as well as skills in shader tools and particle effects.

The studio continuously collects player feedback and uses it to improve games regularly, ensuring the quality of their games are top notch. The team is made up of passionate individuals who are obsessed on making visually exciting and action-packed racing games for all to enjoy. You will be working in a small and focused team, which has so far helped the studio to find great success!

Senior Technical Artist responsibilities:

  • Ensure the art vision of the project is met by creating new technologies that are varies and require a combination of skills
  • Write shaders for several applications using 3D environment assets, particle effects, UI, etc.
  • Create particle effects for environment and UI applications
  • Create and implement character, UI and environment animations to the game
  • Take responsibility for game performance in areas such as: memory usage, boot time, framerate and more
  • Create editor tools in unity to optimise workflows in the art team
  • Ensure guidelines are being followed within the art team

Key requirements for this role in London:

  • Extensive experience as a Technical Artist
  • Prior experience working on mobile games
  • Several years’ experience of using Unity and an understanding of how to optimise Unity for mobile platforms
  • 2+ titles developed to their release, at least 1 should be a mobile title
  • Cg vertex/fragment shader skills
  • Deep understanding of how to build shaders for mobile devices
  • C# skills and understanding of Unity’s rendering API and custom editor tools
  • Experience of using Unity to create performant particle effects for mobile
  • Experience with Photoshop and a 3D package such as Maya

If you’re up to the technical and creative challenge of this role, apply now by contacting, or attach your CV below to apply online.

Tags: Tech Artist, Tech Art, Senior Tech Artist, Mobile Games, FTP Games

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

Reference: A010332

Company Benefits

eE Flexible working
fF Private medical/dental care

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Reference: A010332

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Art Consultant Catrin Jones

Catrin is a member of our Art team, specialising in finding the best Technical Artists in the business. This isn’t her only passion though, having studied Maths at uni, she’s super talented when it comes to numbers… Unfortunately, she hasn’t quite worked out how to whistle yet, which would really come in handy when it comes to her new fur baby – Evie the Cockapoo! Although we’d had loved Catrin to persuade the orangutans she met in Borneo to fly back to the UK with her, we think Evie is a great alternative companion!

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