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Lead Technical Artist – Liverpool, UK – AAA Games

Location: Liverpool, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #24808 Posted: 3 months ago

This vacancy may offer a work-from-home start until it is safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.

Project: AAA Games


This UK developer is rapidly growing with many high-end games in development across multiple genres including Narrative Adventure and Action Shooter titles. They are a team of professional, friendly developers who form a world class studio staffed with excited, passionate creators who love to collaborate across varied, inspiring, and challenging games.

They are seeking an experienced Lead Technical Artist to join development on their upcoming, hugely ambitious, next generation project.

RESPONSIBLITIES:

  • Work in partnership with the Art Director, Technical Art Director and Core Technology Team to create and maintain documentation standards and practices for tools, pipelines, and technical specifications
  • Recognise and develop necessary art toolchains and documentation
  • Build a positive and energetic team culture
  • Bring your own experience of best working practices to the team
  • Recognise shortfalls in skills and support ongoing recruitment efforts to grow the Technical Artist team

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong experience as a Lead Technical Artist on at least one shipped PC or console title
  • Strong Maya scripting skills (Python) with examples
  • Strong UE Material authoring skills with examples
  • Solid UE Editor skills
  • Expert knowledge of Maya
  • Knowledge of VFX in Unreal Engine, Niagara experience an advantage
  • Knowledge of Unreal Blueprints and art pipeline concepts (AnimGraph, Sequencer, Lightmass)
  • Good UE experience with environment materials, lighting, and shading effects
  • People management, skills development, and mentoring experience

DESIRED SKILLS:

  • Understanding of HLSL
  • Understanding of updating render pipelines
  • Familiarity with virtual texturing in Unreal
  • Houdini experience
  • Console development experience

BENEFITS:

  • Private Healthcare Plan
  • Remote working
  • Employee Assistance Programme – Counselling
  • Training & Development

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

Tagged as: AAA, English, Technical Art

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

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