big planet recruitment

Current Vacancies in Artwork & Animation

Lead Technical Artist - London, UK - (Ref 504)



Ourclient is an independently-owned studio on the outskirts of London, and all about crafting engaging AAA multiplayer experiences. With over 300 awards andnominations world-wide.


By setting great examples and helping to mentor more junior developers, you will lead the team in planning and implementing solutions to support all aspects of game development. You will maintain a consistently high standard of support across all disciplines on the project,and work with other Technical Artists in the studio to improve general development practises.

You should have a pragmatic and practical approach to working with technology, with experience of pushing the technical limits and ensuring the Art team can work efficiently and comfortably.


Manage a small, skilled team of Technical Artists

Drive the planning and implementation of game,editor and standalone art tools

Investigate run-time performance and propose optimal solutions

Prototype, develop and improve content creation pipelines

Assist the programming team with implementing art-related tools and features

Essential Skills and Experience

3+ years of experience as a Senior or Lead Technical Artist on shipped titles

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Strong proactive problem-solving attitude

Demonstrable knowledge of modern game content creation workflows

Extensive application scripting experience (e.g.Python, MAXScript, Javascript)

Solid understanding of real-time physically-based materials & rendering (PBR)

Passion for games and game development

Preferred Skills and Experience

Experience with Unreal Engine, especially UE4

Strong digital art skills (modelling, texturing,lighting)

Knowledge of programming languages such as C++or C#

Experience with outsourcing processes

Perks& Benefits

- Private medical insurance that will covers you, your partner, and children

- Private dental insurance that significantly reduces cost of dentistry for you, your partner, and children

- Pension scheme where the company matches your contribution

- Complimentary gym membership

- Free eye tests + discounted glasses

- Quarterly revenue share after 1 year of service

- Brand new state of the art office

- Life drawing classes, and massage allowance

- Free fruit juices and soft drinks + Beer and pastries on a Friday.

- Childcare voucher scheme

- Employee assistance programme

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