Senior Technical Artist

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Job Title: Senior Technical Artist Job Location: Amsterdam Job Description: Our client is one of the world’s largest development studios dedicated solely to developing state of the art Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR), creating high-end games, innovative TV & video content, unique interactive experiences and ground-breaking applications. The Amsterdam based team are looking for a Senior Technical Artist who uses his/her technical skills to accomplish great aesthetic results. Both in the form of creating technically challenging assets (e.g. particle effects, shaders) and supporting the art team with technical improvements (e.g. rigs, scripts, pipeline enhancements, performance analysis and recommendations). The ideal candidate is also able to contribute to production by modelling, texturing, level building etc. KEY RESPONSBIBILITIES: Research and implement technical improvements; Create assets with a technical nature; Train other artists in best practices, tools and processes; DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: A solid understanding of rendering theory on a range of devices; Deep knowledge of Unreal Engine 4 materials, shaders, VFX, optimization etc.; Good communication skills with team of artists, programmers and game designers; Strong technical insight; from content creation to getting it to run in a game; An affinity with workflow optimization; writing scripts and tools that make life easier; Modeling and texturing abilities. BONUS SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: Substance Painter & Designer experience; Experience with Houdini; Knowledge of MEL and Python; Programming skills in C++ and/or C#; Understanding of CGFX and/or HLSL shader languages. WEBI RECRUITMENT Video Games|IT& Digital|Cyber Securty