Lead Technical Artist - FPS Project (Remote Options)

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Posted 14 October 2022
Salary Negotiable
LocationLos Angeles
Job type Permanent
DisciplineArt
Reference18171
Contact NameJordan Langley

Job description

NetEase Games are looking for a Lead Technical Artist to join their LA based team that’s bringing the battle royale game, Knives Out to the North American market.

Knives Out is the third most downloaded game in Japan, and NetEase are seeking to replicate its success in North America. NetEase Games are one of the largest game developers worldwide by size and revenue. Since their first game, Westward Journey, they’ve overseen a further 5 billion-dollar-franchises, with a focus on developing high quality content and entertaining gamers.

Your responsibilities will be…
  • Leading a team of approximately ten technical artists, design and developing NetEase's technical art tools and pipelines
  • Driving and improving overall development qualities of technical art function
  • Providing technical and creative ideas to support other relevant teams
  • Coaching, performance evaluation, and career development for direct report team members
  • Planning, organizing, monitoring, and evaluating overall team output
  • Communicating with production teams on technical requirements and workflow process
  • Participating in hiring and interviews for new employees
  • Collaborating with the studio leadership, and support a positive work environment within the organization

The skills and experience you will bring to the role…
  • Full understanding and experience of the technical art landscape within game development
  • Two or more years’ experience leading people
  • Familiarity of Python, HLSL, and common DCC tools such as Houdini and Substance
  • Proven background in mobile TPS, FPS or MMO
  • Effective verbal and written communication