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Senior Houdini Technical Artist – Amsterdam, Netherlands – AAA Games

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #25115 Posted: 12 months ago

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

Project: AAA Games


OPM’s client are an Amsterdam based studio who are world famous for creating critically acclaimed RPGs.

They are currently seeking a Senior Houdini Technical Artist to create procedural systems to build astonishing virtual worlds in real-time 3D graphics.

RESPONSIBLITIES:

  • Produce technically challenging assets to populate the game worlds in accordance with the artistic direction, design requirements and production deadlines
  • Design new procedural tools or pipelines for: assembling dynamic assets, to assist in the authoring of roads or rivers; object placement, to enrich or optimize existing art assets
  • Make sure a high quality final look, through close collaboration with game designers, programmers, artist and producers
  • Add to and improve upon the existing collection of in-house Houdini Digital Assets and workflow improvements
  • Study and prototype useful methods for automating the development of game worlds with Houdini
  • Become a bridge between Art, Programming and the other teams in the studio

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong game and/or film industry experience, having shipped at least one AAA game title
  • Proficient with Houdini and procedural/automated methods for creating asset pipelines
  • Background with Houdini scripting APIs, writing expressions, VEX, and using python to create pipelines to move content between Houdini and other applications
  • Knowledge and understanding of using Houdini Engine to augment another engine such as Unreal or equivalent
  • Solid understanding of DCC tools such as Maya and texture creation tools like Substance Painter, Substance Designer and Photoshop
  • Ability to anticipate the needs of the (level) artists in order to streamline their productivity
  • Ability to create systems that are flexible and art directable, enabling hand-edited changes as needed when specific requests arise

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

Tagged as: AAA, Dutch, Technical Art

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

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