Technical Artist

PUBLISHED: May 7, 2020
NEXT GAMES, Helsinki 00100, Finland

Are you a skilled and experienced technical artist, with a passion for mobile games? We are looking for a Technical Artist to join our mobile games studio in Helsinki as soon as possible. If you have the dedication and skills that we are looking for, this is a unique opportunity to work with some of the world’s best-known IPs such as The Walking Dead, Blade Runner and Netflix’s Stranger Things, as well as some other exciting unannounced projects. 

What you will get to work on: 

You will be part of a games team for an exciting unreleased title! Working alongside other artists to set up/maintain the art content pipeline. You will be rigging characters and creating a pipeline that will serve as an efficient basis for the whole game.You will be helping to optimise the art assets with game performance front and centre in your mind.You will be constantly developing technical solutions to solve performance issues while executing artistic and game vision. You will be the missing link between concept art and programmers in helping to bring the games artistic vision to life in engine.

Your experience and skills include:

  • 3 Years of shipping and working on Mobile Games in 2D and 3D
  • Experience in performance optimisation in Unity
  • Knowledge of Unity, experience in mobile game art implementation and knowledge of its limitations
  • 2D rigging knowledge and experience
  • Knowledge of other game engine experience is a plus
  • Knowledge of C# is a plus but not mandatory

We are looking for someone proactive and engineering minded. Someone who is looking to take their tech artist skills to the next level.  You should be ready to work hard and be proactive to fill gaps in your knowledge when necessary. We appreciate that it is difficult to be a ‘jack of all trades’ and we are ready to support you becoming the best tech artist you can possibly be. You will be ready to learn to work alongside a tight knit team of artists and developers and so great communication is a must. You should be ready to think of Next Games as an amazing step in your career to becoming a senior. This is a job for someone who is ready to live and breathe Next Games. You will become an essential part of our art team and there will be plenty of opportunities to grow.

We offer you an opportunity to put your skills and knowledge into work with diverse tasks. We value collaboration in our open and inclusive culture and you will get to work with great colleagues from different backgrounds. With us, you will have the opportunity to learn and develop yourself professionally – and have fun while doing it.

Here at Next Games we are passionate about our core values – Caring, Curiosity, and Courage – so these should be close to your heart as well.

We aim high, and will ask you to do the same. In exchange, you’ll be part of a team that is great to work with, who is dedicated and passionate about what we do – we believe passion is contagious. Giving each Nextgamer the tools and means to succeed in their job is our priority. We believe the fruits of our labor should be shared with everyone at Next Games. We offer the opportunity to work with a great bunch of passionate and dedicated people, a competitive salary and benefits package, and first and foremost a big challenge.

Does this sound like you? Send your CV and cover letter along with your salary request and portfolio through the application link as soon as possible, as we’ll proceed once the right person is found.

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