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Senior Technical Artist – North West, UK – VR Games

Location: Manchester, North, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 3 years ago


This is an exciting and rare opportunity to join an ambitious new studio to create original games exclusively for a new VR platform. Based in the North West of England, the studio aim to build a small but highly experienced team who want to build great games to showcase this exciting new immersive technology.


  • Have shipped at least 2 successful games in technical art roles.
  • Be able to demonstrate an in depth understanding of form, colour and composition.
  • You will enjoy the technical challenge and constraints of real-time game art and have a detailed understanding of modern rendering, shading and lighting techniques.
  • Experience using Maya, Z-Brush, Photoshop, Python scripting.
  • Knowledge of the Maya API and programming in C++ or C# will be an advantage.
  • Experience using Unreal Engine will be an advantage.


  • Collaborate with the Art Director, Lead Artist and Graphics Programmers to ensure the agreed visual direction can be delivered within technical constraints.
  • Create clear, efficient technical specifications for all art assets that ensure the game runs consistently at 60fps.
  • Create assets which demonstrate how to achieve the agreed technical specification
  • Devise tools, techniques and workflows that allow the art team and out-sourcing partners to deliver exceptional visual quality, quickly and easily.
  • Review assets against the agreed technical specification and provide feedback to the art team.

In return:

  • Work with the latest technology
  • Be a pioneer for virtual reality in Technical Art
  • Highly competitive salary


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

 Declan Blayney | Art Consultant | OPM Response Ltd

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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