Technical Artist - New IP

Creative Assembly
Horsham, United Kingdom
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

The team behind the multi-award-winning ALIEN: Isolation, fresh from developing Halo Wars 2 with Microsoft and 343 industries, are looking for more world-class talent to join the team.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced, accomplished Technical Artist to make their mark on the new, undisclosed IP from Creative Assembly’s multi-award-winning team.

The Technical Artist works within the Tech Art department, bringing innovation to the project and empowering the wider art team with contemporary tools, techniques and processes.

Key Responsibilities

As a Technical Artist on the team, you will be responsible for enhancing visual quality, performance and art efficiency on our new project.

You will be able to communicate well, solving problems and collaborating with the team to develop new features, processes and pipelines. You will research, prototype and implement art production techniques, helping to ensure that the content produced by the art department is both technically appropriate and efficiently produced.

Skills & Requirements

Knowledge, Skill and Experience


  • Ability to communicate effectively in across the team
  • Fluent in cutting edge art authoring techniques and processes
  • Willingness to engage with and master proprietary tools and systems
  • Expert knowledge of 3DS Max/Maya
  • Practical experience and a strong comprehension of PBR
  • Developed understanding of contemporary shader features and creation workflow
  • Practical experience of Post Effects – tone mapping, filtering, colour grading etc
  • Two or more published AAA titles in a technical art capacity


Working Knowledge of:

  • Substance (designer and painter)
  • Python
  • Max/Mel scripting
  • HLSL/GLSL programming
  • Vray
  • Zbrush
  • C# or JavaScript

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

About the Company

Creative Assembly is one of the UK's leading games development studios, founded in 1987 and located in West Sussex, UK and in Sofia, Bulgaria. With a heritage of award-winning AAA titles, including the multi-million selling Total War™ series, Creative Assembly continues to build an impressive portfolio of games and world-renowned partnerships; working with Games Workshop on Total War™: WARHAMMER®, Wargaming Alliance on Total War™: ARENA, Twentieth Century Fox on Alien: Isolation, plus 343 Industries and Microsoft on Halo Wars 2. Creative Assembly has, with their exceptionally talented team of over 500, amassed a wealth of awards, including recent accolades from BAFTA, Music+Sound and Develop’s Industry Excellence awards.