big planet recruitment

Current Vacancies in Artwork & Animation

Senior Technical Artist - London, UK - (Ref 649)

30-08-2016

Overview:

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

The Role

As a Senior Technical Artist, you will be responsible for owning major aspects of projects.

You will set great examples and help mentor the Art team in order to maintain a consistently high standard of support across all disciplines within the studio.

You will represent the Art Team on all issues related to art production, and work closely with all other teams in assisting with the technical implementation and management of in-house and outsourced assets.

You should have a pragmatic and practical approach to working with technology, with experience working to technical limits and ensuring the Art team adheres to these targets. During day-to-day work, you would be handling a diverse range of work including workflow processes, tools, optimization, planning, documentation and bug-fixing.

Responsibilities:

Assist with planning and implementation of game,tools and editor features

Establish technical guidelines and drive consistency across the art team

Prototype, develop and improve art pipelines

Organise and drive performance and platform optimisation

Skills and Experience

Great communication and people-management skills

Strong problem-solving, can-do attitude

Extensive experience in Autodesk 3ds max and/or Autodesk Maya

Knowledge of one or more script languages: Maxscript, Python, JavaScript

3+ years experience working on AAA PC or console games

PreferredSkills and Experience

Experience with Unreal Engine, especially UE4

Strong digital art skills (modelling, texturing,lighting)

Experience with Physically-Based Rendering systems

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

Experience with outsourcing

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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