Senior Technical Artist: UI (169)

Job Description

Job Purpose
Develop, document and support the game UI art pipelines and techniques used by the production teams on the project.

Reports To
Technical Art Director

• Participate in technical art reviews, post-mortem analysis, and encourage artists to share knowledge with their peers;
• Work with the technical art team to identify ways to increase efficiencies in processes and production pipelines and identify risks or flaws in proposed pipelines;
• Provide documentation of art processes and assist in defining the art pipeline within the assigned project;
• Ensure UI assets are game ready;
• Assist in the optimization of UI content for memory and performance gains;
• Help to improve the pipelines and skills needed for the production art team;
• Understand best practices, pipelines and workflows;
• Provide documentation of the UI art processes to assist and develop others;
• Streamline UI texturing and visual effects to meet the needs of the project;
• Maintain a balance between day to day work and improving workflows;
• Work with the Technical Art Director and Senior UI Technical Artists to identify ways to increase efficiencies in process and production pipelines;


Skills and Knowledge
• Experienced developing custom tools for Digital Content Creation tools (Maya, Max, Photoshop, etc)
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Expert knowledge of at least one game tech art area:  Modeling, Animation, Shaders/Materials, VFX
• Strong art creation skills in your area of expertise
• Conversant in all areas of game technical art
• Extensive understanding of the performance implications of game art asset creation

Relevant Experience
• Substantial working experience in the video game industry
• Shipped multiple titles as a Technical Artist, ideally within a UI specialised role

Additional Information

Salary: Competitive + Relocation
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, U.K

Opening date: 22nd December 2017
Closing date for applications: 21st January 2018

Reflections reserves the right to close this advert earlier than the closing date indicated should we feel we have received sufficient applications.

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