Technical Artist

Tactical Shooter Title – Flexible Working Options – One of Europe’s Largest Indie Studios

Location
Oxford
Employment Type
Permanent
Salary
Salary on application
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Technical Artist in Oxford 

Are you a Technical Artist who loves solving challenging technical issues? Do you like the sound of joining the team at one of Europe’s largest indie studios? If so, this role could be the one you’ve been waiting for! Read on to find out more... 

As a Technical Artist at this studio in Oxford, you will be dedicated to creating solutions to support the art team and their asset pipeline, as well as taking a hands-on approach to creating technical art features, promoting best practices and more! 

When joining this great group of people, you’ll also have access to a wide range of benefits such as private health insurance, income protection, interest free loans, relocation assistance, cycle schemes and an increasing amount of holiday each year. 

Technical Artist key responsibilities: 

  • Develop 3D art pipeline tools 
  • Provide support to artists and programmers in asset performance and validation 
  • Create 3D art and bring it to life 
  • Identify opportunities for tool improvements 
  • Diagnose and resolve in-game issues 

Essential requirements for this role in Oxford: 

  • Knowledge of C++ and Python as well as Max script and Mel script 
  • Knowledge of Houdini 
  • Experience with 3D software such as 3D Studio Max, Maya and Blender 
  • Experience with 3D sculpting packages such as Zbrush/Mudbox 
  • Understanding of modelling processes, baking textures, material/shader setup and hi-res sculpting 
  • Knowledge of PRB material pipeline and substance 

If you think this could be the role for you, we’d love to hear from you! Contact Nicole on nh@skillsearch.com or apply using the form below now. 

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A little bit about the city: Oxford  

A city full of history and architecture and as just about as British as a UK city can get! Oxford is world-renowned for its university, but there is much more to discover here than just its academic history. Deemed one of the UK’s true cycle cities, getting around Oxford by bike is certainly a popular option, encouraging its residents both to get fit and be green!   

Some cultural and historic sites in Oxford include The Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford Castle and Blenheim Palace, among many others. This city has an impressive range of theatres, museums, pubs restaurants and festivals, and with a train ride to London taking under an hour, Oxford is certainly a well-connected city, making it a great place to settle in. Alongside the city centre, Oxford offers beautiful countryside, which is great for walking, cycling and generally winding down from city life.

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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