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Senior Tech Artist

  • Location: Frankfurt, Germany
  • Salary/rate: Excellent Salary & Benefits DoE
  • Date posted: 21/08/17
  • Job reference: 5760
  • Permanent

Want to work within a studio that balances hard work with a good life balance and that makes great games without crazy crunch?

 

We’re working with one of Germany’s most successful Indie console developers based in Frankfurt who are about to embark on the next stage of the studios evolution. With almost 15 years of successful history already behind them they have a strong and stable base and the knowledge in-house to succeed.

 

As our Technical Artist (m/f) you will not only have a great passion for games and art, but also a good understanding of technical topics. You will work on the asset integration and developing/maintaining the according tool chain. You will provide technical support for our artists, our outsourcing manager and our external art production partners. Together with the engineering and level design team, the development of shaders and visual effects will be another of your main responsibilities.

 

Your tasks will include:

 

  • Developing tools and workflows for asset integration and special effects
  • Implementing performance improvements on asset side
  • Creating shaders and visual effects
  • Developing technical solutions that improve in-game visuals.
  • Evaluating new technologies and tools

 

Requirements:

 

  • At least 5 years’ experience as Technical Artist and several released titles
  • Expert knowledge in the use of Autodesk Maya / 3ds Max
  • Full understanding of PBR materials and pipelines
  • Capable of rigging and supporting character production pipelines
  • Skilled in modelling for real time rendering (texturing is a plus)
  • Great experience in shader and FX development
  • Knowledge of Python / MaxScript
  • Experience with the Unreal Engine 4
  • You are a problem solver who stays cool even when dealing with temporary high workloads
  • Having a background and interest in PC and online games
  • High affinity to games, internet and multimedia
  • Fluent in English
  • EU citizenship or a valid working permit for Germany is required

 

For further information or to apply please contact Lee Burns on 0044 1925 839 722 or email me on lee.burns@amiqus.com
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