Technical Artist

BAFTA Winning Studio - Great Benefits - Experience in 3DS Max

Brighton and Hove
Job Type
Salary on application
10 days ago

Are you a Technical Artist with an interest in games and an understanding of the creation of shaders within Unreal Engine 4? If so, Skillsearch has an excellent opportunity available for you. We are seeking a remote and flexible Technical Artist to work with a welcoming and collaborative team in Brighton. This is a full-time position, offering a favourable salary and benefits as a core pillar of the team.

You will help determine the final look and feel of the company's stunning environments as Technical Artist. The role is intended to be fixed term, but conversion to a permanent contract would be considered. You will be home-based with a hotdesk available in the Brighton studio as required.

Your primary day-to-day duties as Technical Artist will consist of:

  • Working closely with Art Leads to deliver artistic vision within the project requirements
  • Proactively using knowledge and experience to identify and solve problems before they affect the development team
  • Implementing new techniques that increase the quality and efficiency of the art created
  • Helping optimise content from the art team to make sure content runs on a wide range of platforms

The successful Technical Artist applicant will have at least 2 years of production experience working within the games industry (preferably AAA). You will need a proven track record in at least two shipped titles and experience in production-level shader work and optimisation within Unreal Engine 4. We are also looking for the following skills and knowledge:

  • Keen understanding of the creation of shaders within Unreal Engine 4
  • Highly experienced with blueprints and their implementation
  • Experience with programs such as Substance Painter / Designer, Zbrush, etc
  • Familiarity working and developing in a multi-platform, multi-project environment

In return for your passion, collaborative approach, and commitment, you will receive a generous salary and benefits package, joining a friendly and inclusive culture. Some company benefits include:

  • 21 days free-use holiday + your birthday off
  • Defined Annual Bonus Scheme & Monthly allowance to spend on enhancing benefits
  • ULEV car scheme
  • Free dental insurance, Life Assurance 4x Salary, and much more!

If this full-time Technical Artist job in Brighton sounds like an excellent fit for you, please apply with Skillsearch today by contacting Eleanor at

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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Eleanor Widdowson

Game Art Consultant

Our Art Resourcer, Eleanor is on hand to help candidates with expertise in all areas of game art from Character Artists to Environment Artists, UI Artists, Technical Artists and everything in between – so get in touch if you’re looking for a new role in this space! There’s no rest for the wicked as in her spare time you’ll find Eleanor working on her side hustle – crocheting! Ask her about her Etsy shop to see her latest creations...

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