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Lead Technical Artist – London, UK – AAA Games

Location: London, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 4 years ago

Splash Damage

My client is an independently-owned studio on the outskirts of London, and they’re all about crafting engaging multiplayer experiences. This year they have released 2 killer action shooter games for PC and Console and have no signs of slowing down. NOTE: The client are willing to sponsor VISA’s.

As a Lead Technical Artist, you will be responsible for managing a project’s Technical Art team. You will lead the team in planning and implementing solutions to support all aspects of development. You will set great examples and help mentor more junior Technical Artists in order to maintain a consistently high standard of support across all disciplines within the studio.


  • Represent the Art Team on all issues related to art production
  • Work closely with all other teams in assisting with the technical implementation and management of in-house and outsourced assets.
  • Working to technical limits and ensuring the Art team adheres to these targets.
  • Handle a diverse range of work including workflow processes, tools, optimization, planning, documentation and bug-fixing.
  • Drive planning and organisation of game, editor and standalone tools features
  • Support the development team technically and artistically
  • Prototype, develop and improve art pipelines
  • Assist the programming team with implementing art-related tools and features


  • Extensive experience in Autodesk 3DSmax and/or Autodesk Maya
  • Knowledge of one or more script languages: Maxscript, Python, JavaScript
  • Experience working on AAA PC or console games
  • A great team player, able to communicate, learn from and teach others in a respectable manner.
  • Good written and verbal English skills

Desired Skills:

  • Unreal 3, UDK or Unreal 4 experience
  • Strong digital art skills (modelling, texturing, lighting)
  • Knowledge of programming languages such as C++ or C#
  • Experience with outsourcing

In Return:

  • Contributory Private Pension Scheme
  • Private Healthcare
  • Dental Cover
  • Health Club and Spa Membership
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Help with relocation
  • VISA support


Interested in this job? Applications are reviewed continuously so please email your CV along with a link to your portfolio to:

Declan Blayney | Art Consultant | OPM Response   

The salary bracket is approximate and is no guarantee of the income on offer.  Salary and benefits will be discussed with candidates at interview with the company and are individually negotiated by OPM.

Tagged as: Technical Art

Tags: Technical Art Categories: Art , Creative


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