Lead Technical Artist – Amsterdam, Netherlands – AAA Games

Location: Amsterdam, United States Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #25487 Posted: 1 month ago

Project: AAA Games

Our client are the creators of one of the best-selling games of all time. They are currently gearing up for production on a new announced project.

They are currently seeking a Lead Technical Artist to lead a team of like-minded individual, proficient in both the creative and technical sides of game development.


  • Be responsible for a team of Technical Artists, mentoring and guiding them
  • Take part in the development of technology road maps for the specific needs of the project
  • Predict potential risks take action to avoid them
  • Work with other department leads and act as the representative to stakeholders
  • Enhance content for memory and performance gains
  • Lead or assist in the development of tools to improve the artists’ workflow
  • Produce detailed documentation of project specific tools and technical guidelines
  • Be involved in the development and rendering of artwork, models, and textures as and when required


  • Extensive experience in game development including strong experience in a Lead Technical Art position on a AAA production
  • Great technical proficiency with Unreal Engine 45
  • Expertise in using 3D graphics software such as MayaMax or similar, Houdini, Substance;
  • Understanding of different hardware and rendering architectures
  • Understanding of scripting/programming using languages such as MaxScript, Python, C Sharp etc.
  • Deep grasp of shading structure and languages such as HLSL
  • Outstanding time management and prioritization skills
  • Technical proficiency in areas of 2D and 3D art
  • Experience with VFX such as particle, soft and rigidbody simulations


  • 28 days off annually
  • Relocation package
  • Commuter allowance
  • Health insurance

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 412!

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Tags: AAA , Dutch , Technical Art Categories: Art , Creative


Darren Matthews

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