Senior Technical Artist – Edinburgh, UK

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Senior Technical Artist

Build a Rocket Boy – Edinburgh, UK

Build a Rocket Boy are the most exciting studio that you've never heard of! You could soon be a part of this growing team of industry veterans who are currently right at the beginning of a huge AAA project with a twist! This could be your chance to be part of gaming history.

This studio has huge plans, they already have a very experienced workforce, and a lot of backing too! This is only the beginning for them, and they have plenty more projects planned for the future.

As a Senior Technical Artist, you will be working alongside a talented art team, driving forwards cutting-edge visuals. You'll be providing technical guidance which defines the art workflow and pipelines.

You will be joining the studio in a key role, at a pivotal time, as they scale up to develop an ambitious and groundbreaking open-world game. The role brings the opportunity of making a significant personal contribution to a high-profile project.

Your day-to-day will include the following tasks: 

  • Working closely with the Art Director and Technical Director to define and maintain art workflows
  • Clearly communicating and documenting art production pipelines
  • Shader research and development
  • Providing guidance to artists which encourages best working practices and strong asset organisation
  • Proactively providing suggestions on how to utilise new technologies and tools
  • Liaising with the engine team to troubleshoot issues and find solutions
  • Providing clear guidance on technical performance constraints and helping define asset budgets

The skills and XP you'll need to succeed:

  • Expert knowledge of game engines
  • Knowledgeable about the technical constraints and challenges of game development
  • Significant experience with 3D modelling tools such as 3ds Max, Maya, or ZBrush, in a video game environment
  • Knowledge of scripting or coding languages such as Python or C++

Want to learn more about this opportunity? Get in touch!

Email daniel@aswift.com or call +44 (0)1709 834777

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