Lead Technical Artist

Art

Location
City of London
Employment Type
Permanent
Salary
Salary on application

Working for an award winning AAA game studio in London, you will be contributing to the artistic vision and development of future projects using a combination of technical and traditional fine art skills. 

The role requires a high level of versatility and hands on work – you will effectively collaborate with a wide range of team members, from the Senior Coder and Creative Director, to designers, programmers and animators. 

As well as high level planning and concept work, you’ll also be expected where required to build, draw and design actual assets too. 

Therefore you should have 5 years industry experience working on AAA titles and a strong portfolio demonstrating your artistic flair.

Responsibilities:

  • Define the techniques and processes utilized to achieve the game’s visual style and bring to life our futuristic vision.
  • Lead a small team of artists to deliver a product of the highest possible quality, maintaining a consistent visual style across all disciplines.
  • Work with the Senior Coder and producer during pre-production to develop a comprehensive art production pipeline including a comprehensive plan for all tools and systems associated with the creation of art assets.
  • Content creation; 3D modelling, texture map painting, UV layout, material setup/implementation, animation, rigging and lighting according to defined quality standards, artistic styles, conceptual designs, technical parameters and production goals.

You will be part of a talented team and be given considerable responsibility from day one. Together with a competitive salary package and benefits, you will have the opportunity to advance in your career and play an integral role in creating market leading games.

Reference: AFXA-671636

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Consultant Alex Lunn

Alex places Artists across the globe partially due to his willingness to respond to emails or calls at all hours. Alex himself has mad skills when putting pen to paper and creating a caricature – often of those of us in the office - and is our self-appointed social secretary, organising great nights of comedy, theatre and whatever Brighton has to offer that month!