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Lead Technical Artist – UK REMOTE or Hybrid North West, UK – AAA Adventure Games

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  • Type: permanent
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Posted: 24-11-2023
  • Location: Knutsford
  • Workspace: Remote
  • Job ID: 27250

One Player Missions client is looking for a Lead Technical Artist to join their Art Department. They have an enthusiastic team of developers working on the next generation of AAA games.

You will develop new tools and production pipelines, improve existing technology and workflows, and act as the main point of contact within the team for any technical art-related issues. A proactive approach, friendly personality, and strong communication skills are essential.


  • Proficiency in MEL, Python, C#, scripting.
  • Experience with Maya, Photoshop, Unreal Engine.
  • Skilled in creating Custom Tools, Scripts, and Shaders.
  • Strong technical and creative problem-solving abilities.
  • Excellent communication and people management skills.
  • Extensive knowledge of content creation pipeline (modelling, UV, texturing, lighting, Shaders).
  • Games industry experience with shipped title(s) on current console generation hardware (beneficial).
  • Knowledge of procedural tools like Houdini, Maya Bifrost (beneficial).
  • Familiarity with source control programs like Perforce & SVN, and production tracking tools such as JIRA & Confluence (beneficial).
  • Experience in performance evaluation and associated tools (beneficial).


  • Be the main point of contact for tools, workflows, and engine functionality.
  • Identify issues with and develop existing tools to enhance game quality.
  • Manage optimisation while maintaining visual quality.
  • Provide accurate time estimates and understand cross-discipline dependencies.
  • Collaborate with the Technical Art Director and engineering team to design and implement tools and workflows.
  • Support and mentor the Technical Art team, aiding in their career development.


  • Hybrid and UK Remote contract options
  • Flexitime
  • Generous Bonus Scheme
  • Pension scheme & life assurance
  • Health and wellbeing activities
  • Social Events
  • And much more!

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 425!

For questions on this role contact

Email:  jon@opmjobs.com Call:  +44 (0) 1206 21 44 25
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