Vacancies in Art & Animation

Lead Technical Artist AAA Studio, Europe - Ref 2261


We are assisting an established and successful studio that is looking for an experienced Lead Technical Artist to join them, to work on their unique flagship title, to grow and be part of an awesome and dedicated team of talented games artists.   


  • Works closely with the Art Director, Technical Director, and other Leads
  • Manage, motivate, mentor, and lead a team of 3 Technical Artists
  • Collaborate and communicate with the various teams to find solutions to any complex technical issues
  • Oversee development of all pipelines – software plug-ins, proprietary tools, new in-game technology
  • Research, develop and implement new tools & scripts – coming up with cutting edge stuff
  • Provide guidelines and advise the teams regarding best practices, risks of any new features
  • Ensuring high-quality bar is maintained within the team
  • Prepare, record, and maintain all technical documentation   

Skills required...

· A min of 5 years of experience as a TechnicalArtist in the games industry

· At least 2 years at Senior/Lead level with a shipped title under your belt

· Real-time rendering pipelines

· Unreal engine 4

· Programming skills – preference for Python, C++

· 2D and 3D content creation tools and scripting solutions

· An experienced team leader prepared to share knowledge and technical skills, in order to grow the team

· A solutions-driven individual – a problem-solver 

· Must be able to speak English – good verbal and writing

Company benefits:

Relocation bonus and ongoing support and assistance, occupational pension scheme

Flexible working hours, fresh fruit and vegetables every day, hot and cold beverages of your choice, in-house massage, fitness Club membership, monthly company events

Extensive games/books library and participation at various game conferences

A variety of exciting Team Events, regular in-house social events, summer and Christmas Party, beer, and soft drinks for Friday meetings.


Please forward your Word formatted CV and your portfolio/showreel links to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2261

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