Lead Technical Artist - Sports Project (Remote Options)

NetEase Games logo
Posted 14 October 2022
Salary Negotiable
LocationLos Angeles
Job type Permanent
Contact NameJordan Langley

Job description

NetEase Games are looking for a Lead Technical Artist to join their LA team and work on bringing their successful mobile sport title Vive le Football to the North American market.

NetEase Games focus on developing quality content and entertaining gamers worldwide, leading to the company becoming one of the largest game developers worldwide by size and revenue. Since their first game, Westward Journey, they have launched 5 billion-dollar-franchises.

Your responsibilities…
  • 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’s 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…
  • Fully understand 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 sports games
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills