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Position

Senior Technical Artist

Location

Brighton/UK/Remote

Date posted

4th April

ZA/UM is a video game studio that in 2019 released the award-winning role-playing game Disco Elysium. We have offices in London and Brighton, but our team is spread across a number of countries around the globe. Currently, the team is composed of around 50 writers, artists, developers and producers.

WE OFFER:
  • Competitive salary.
  • Excellent career development opportunities in a rapidly growing company.
  • Support from more experienced colleagues.
  • The chance to work with some of the best people in the video game industry.
  • Flexible hybrid work model - the ability to work remotely or from the office, with occasional required in person meetings.
THE ROLE:

We are looking for a seasoned Senior Technical Artist to map, develop and support art pipelines in collaboration with our leads, artists and programmers. ZA/UM is working on projects with art that is distinct from industry standard PBR approaches so applicants are expected to be comfortable exploring new ground routinely.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Planning, developing and maintaining art pipelines for characters, environments, FX, UI.
  • Designing, communicating and optimising processes, tools and methods for asset production across one or several projects.
  • Creating custom editor tools for Unity.
  • Creating scripts and add-ons for Blender.
QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:
  • 5+ years as a Technical Artist or relevant experience with at least 1 published title and exposure to a full project life cycle with a 10+ team.
  • In depth experience with Blender, Unity and Houdini.
  • Fluency in Python and C#.
  • Familiarity with shader development and real time rendering pipelines.
  • Familiarity with relational databases (PostgreSQL).
  • Writing clear and concise code and documentation.
  • Communication and collaboration skills.

Please send your CV, cover letter, and portfolio to jobs@zaumstudio.com

ZA/UM is committed to encouraging equality, diversity and inclusion among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society and our customers, and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. The organisation - in providing goods and/or services and/or facilities - is also committed against unlawful discrimination of customers or the public.