Senior Technical Artist (EU Remote)

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Posted 16 November 2023
Salary Negotiable
LocationUnited Kingdom
Job type Permanent
DisciplineGame Art
Contact NameJordan Langley

Job description

Berlin based YAGER Developments are looking for a Senior Technical Artist to push the studio’s artistic capabilities. Founded in 1999 by 5 enthusiastic gamers, YAGER combine long-term experience with a resilient and innovative spirit.

 As a Senior Technical Artist, your primary duties, under the direction of the discipline lead, are to help lead the technical art team in creating tools and pipelines that will help the project look and perform to the highest possible level.

Your responsibilities…
  • Push the visual excellence of the project by solving complex technical art problems 
  • Work proactively with team members to improve workflows and increase the speed and efficiency of the art team 
  • Collaborate with feature teams to design, implement, document and maintain content creation pipelines and tools 
  • Research and prototype new technologies to keep the project on the cutting edge of development
  • Support your colleagues with troubleshooting and mentorship to raise and maintain the technical expertise of the Art team
  • Advise on the technical feasibility and possible risks of new features
The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • Experience with technical art in a professional game development environment with at least one shipped title in a Technical Art role
  • Deep overall understanding of and experience with Unreal Engine, ideally with a strong specialization in either performance optimization, tool creation/editor modification, visual effects, or materials and rendering
  • Experience devising and supporting modern 3D art asset creation pipelines
  • Ability to take and apply direction and work well in an interdisciplinary team environment 
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills 
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing 
  • Experience writing tools with Python, Blueprints, and/or C++
Perks and benefits include…
  • Relocation packages and budgets, temporary accommodation, administrative support
  • Green travel at a discount on the Berlin public transportation system
  • Support for mental and physical health, coaching and counselling and more
  • Regular team social events