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Senior Technical Artist (Narrative Adventure)

LOCATION

Liverpool, UK / Remote within UK

DURATION

Permanent

SALARY

We offer a very competitive package, which is dependent on experience.

THE ROLE

We're looking for a Senior Technical Artist to devise and support end to end pipelines on a dark, story-driven next generation ‘Narrative Adventure’ with genre defining goals.

This huge, highly ambitious partnership project takes atmosphere, storytelling, player agency and narrative firmly into ground-breaking territory on next-generation hardware technologies.

This is an ambitious, AAA project with a heavy focus on art, animation and delivering unique character performances to heighten player presence and immersion to new levels.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Support the Lead Technical Artist and wider team to create and maintain documentation standards and practices for tools, pipelines, and technical specifications
  • Support the Lead Technical Artist in identifying and developing necessary art tool chains and documentation
  • Support the art team with tech related issues on a day to day basis working within the framework defined by the code team and existing established methods
  • Bring your own experience of best working practices to the team
ROLE REQUIREMENTS:
  • Proven experience as a Senior Technical Artist on at least one shipped PC or console title
  • Proven Maya scripting skills (Python) with examples
  • Proven UE Material authoring skills with examples
  • Proven UE Editor skills
  • Excellent knowledge of Maya
  • Understanding of Unreal Blueprints and art pipeline concepts (AnimGraph, Sequencer, Lightmass)
  • Proven UE experience with environment materials, lighting, and shading effects
ADDITIONAL OR DESIRED SKILLS:
  • Knowledge of HLSL
  • Knowledge of updating render pipelines
  • Understanding of VFX in Unreal Engine, Niagara experience
  • Understanding/experience of virtual texturing in Unreal
  • Experience with Houdini
  • Console development experience

If you believe you have the right skills and experience for a role on an exciting new project, please email your C.V. and supporting portfolio to jobs@firesprite.com with the Job Code or hit the apply button below.

Job Reference: HB-STA-02