Lead Technical Artist

Permanent / Full Time
United Kingdom
United Kingdom
DOE
Art and Animation
13033333
14-11-2022 11:35 AM
We are looking for an exceptionally talented Lead Technical Artist who is ready to drive forward Technical Artistry within a AAA title on the next-generation platforms.

This role can be offered on a hybrid working or studio-based basis.

Key Responsibilities
  
  • Oversee and drive the whole team to ensure quality results and efficient working practices
  • Setting quality expectations, offering guidance, and reviewing work (including code reviews)
  • Regular 121s and check-ins, setting career vectors and goals to advance their skills and impact the project
  • Working on hiring new staff and building the capabilities of the studio
  • Sprint planning, setting work priorities and objectives, and daily stand-ups
  • Long-term planning and direction of the Technical Art team (in partnership with the Production team)
  • Engaging with other Tech Leads (Technical Animation/Procedural Tools/Engine Tools/DevOps/IT) on addressing broader technical issues and strategies
  • Collaborating closely with all the Content teams
  • Problem-solving for key production issues, shaping workflows, and improving pipelines
  • Guiding the content teams to hit content optimization targets
  • Liaise between Art and Engine programming teams to facilitate production needs
  
  
Technical Requirements
  
  • Broad knowledge of 3D content creation pipelines and software (specifically Max/Maya/Houdini is a bonus)
  • Broad knowledge of game engines (specifically Unreal is a bonus)
  • Broad knowledge of coding/scripting languages (specifically Python a bonus)
  • Experience in-game performance reviews and optimizations
  
Skill Requirements
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills, able to communicate well to a range of different technical levels
  • Be a caring and supportive people manager, providing insightful feedback on work quality and performance
  • Excellent time management, organizational and prioritization skills
  • Able to find robust solutions to complex issues
  • Experience working on a range of shipped titles for consoles

Benefits Package

Annual salary reviews
Holiday Allowance
Life Insurance
Pension scheme
Product Discounts
Relocation Package
Training Courses
VISA Support

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