Senior Technical Artist (UK Remote)

TT Games logo
Posted 06 December 2022
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameLiam Hollinshead

Job description

We’re working with TT Games to find a Senior Technical Artist to work alongside an enthusiastic team of developers helping to drive and deliver the next generation of games created at TT.

As part of the LEGO Team, you will be developing new tools and production pipelines whilst also improving existing tech. You’ll take a proactive approach to tasks and form the primary link between code and art and often be the main point of contact within the team when any issues arise.

Your responsibilities…
  • Writing tools and scripts that contribute to LEGO asset pipelines
  • Liaising with LEGO Designers, Artists, Tools Programmers and Render Tech team members
  • Championing the rendering and pipeline requirements of the LEGO Asset Teams
  • Keeping stakeholders up to date with progress
  • Reviewing tools, pipelines, and tech, ensuring the team are working efficiently
  • Proactively use knowledge and experience to identify and solve problems before they affect the development team
  • Assisting with other Technical Art solutions within the business should the need arise

The skills and experience you’ll bring to the team…
  • Industry experience with one or more shipped console titles
  • MEL, Python, C#, scripting skills
  • Proficiency in Maya, Photoshop & Unreal Engine
  • Excellent technical skills to manage assets that fit memory, design, and frame rate limitations
  • Experience creating Custom Tools, Scripts and Shaders
  • Excellent at both technical and creative problem-solving

Desirable extras…
  • Passion for tools and pipelines with a focus on future areas and trends
  • Comfortable communicating across teams in a dynamic team environment
  • Comfortable working and developing in a multi-platform, multi-project environment
  • Prepared to learn and / or develop new tools during pre-production
  • Proactive in sharing information and assets
  • A keen gamer and an appreciation of the visuals and user experience on all platforms
  • Knowledge of asset creation software such as 3DSMax, Houdini, Modo, Substance Designer / Painter, LEGO Digital Designer
  • Experience with source control programmes such as Perforce & SVN
  • Use of production tracking tools such as JIRA & Confluence
  • Familiarity with LEGO System bricks and their component parts

Perks and benefits include…
  • Flexitime
  • Discretionary Bonus Scheme
  • Company pension scheme
  • Health and wellbeing activities  
  • Free online training courses
  • Social Events

Responsible for the best-selling and BAFTA-winning LEGO videogame series, TT Games is in the business of delighting children and grown-ups alike. With more than 30 years of success behind their studio, and as a valued part of Warner Bros since 2007, they have incredibly exciting plans for future titles based on the world's biggest entertainment properties.