big planet recruitment

Current Vacancies in Artwork & Animation

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

30-08-2016

Overview:

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.

TheRole

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.

Responsibilities:

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

Apply Now:send CV to paul@big-planet.biz


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