Technical Artist (Wargaming Partnership)

Splash Damage
Bromley, London, United Kingdom
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

The Role

As a Technical Artist, you will be responsible for providing and maintaining a consistently high standard of support for the art teams within the studio. You will represent Splash Damage's Art Team on all issues related to art production, and work closely with all other teams in assisting with the technical implementation and management of in-house and outsourced assets.

You should have a pragmatic and practical approach to working with technology, with experience pushing the technical limits and ensuring the Art team can work efficiently and comfortably. During day-to-day work, you would be handling a diverse range of work including workflow processes, tools, optimization, planning, shaders, documentation and bug-fixing.

Responsibilities at a Glance

  • Communicate between all disciplines to resolve issues and improve game quality
  • Prototype, develop and improve art pipelines
  • Optimise run-time performance of our games
  • Assist the programming team with implementing art-related tools and features
  • Take part in implementing in-house and outsourced art assets

Skills & Requirements

Required Skills and Experience

  • Great verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong proactive problem-solving attitude
  • Demonstrable knowledge of modern game content creation workflows using Autodesk 3dsmax and/or Autodesk Maya
  • Good application scripting experience (e.g. Python, MAXScript, Javascript)
  • Solid understanding of real-time physically-based materials & rendering (PBR)
  • Passion for games and game development

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Familiarity with Substance Designer and Substance Painter
  • Digital art skills (modelling, texturing, lighting)
  • Passion for military themed games
  • Knowledge of programming languages such as C++ or C#
  • Experience with game engines, especially UE4.
  • Knowledge of real-time shader creation

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

Please apply on our careers page.

We review every application which is sent to us and due to the amount we receive this can often cause a delay in our feedback response. Please provide your CV, Portfolio ( if necessary ) and a Cover Letter. As we receive hundreds of applications for our live roles try to make your application stand out from the rest, show us something fun and unique which really displays your character and assets!

About the Company

Splash Damage is famous for crafting blockbuster multiplayer experiences from our studio in Greater London. Our recent projects include multiplayer shooter Dirty Bomb and Gears of War 4.

We're currently expanding for exciting new projects on PC and console, and are looking for talented superstars to help build them.

We look after our staff with a comprehensive package of perks and benefits, and have been awarded The Sunday Times’s Best Companies accreditation three years running. Come join us!