Technical Artist / Senior Technical Artist NEXT GAMES / Helsinki

PUBLISHED: December 23, 2021

Are you a skilled and passionate technical artist, with a love for mobile games? We are looking for a Technical Artist or Senior Technical Artist to join our mobile games studio in Helsinki. 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 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 tight knit games team! You will be responsible for helping to bring art concepts to life in ‘in engine’. You’ll be working closely with other artists, developers and producers. You will be helping to set up/maintain the art content pipeline, creating easy to use tools and helping to optimise the art assets with game performance front and center in your mind. You will also be getting down and dirty with creating procedural tools and shaders. You will be an integral part of the team and you will be encouraged to express your professional ideas on how to get things done in a timely manner.

Your experience and skills include:

    • 2-5 Years of shipping and working on Mobile Games in 2D and 3D
    • Experience of Unity, and experience in mobile game art implementation
    • Shader creation and optimisation and understanding of HLSL
    • Experience in performance optimisation in Unity
    • An interest in VFX / Optimisation/ and ImplementationTools programming experience/interest
    • An interest in of C# is a plus
We are looking for someone with an engineering mindset, able to think of the most efficient and performant ways of bringing the games concept to life ‘in build’. Naturally we are looking for you to be comfortable communicating with others as you will be working in a tight knit team of artists and developers. All of our artists have a passion for learning and bettering their skills and we hope you will too. 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.
Next Games is proud to have a history of collaboration with some of the world’s biggest media properties, such as AMC’s The Walking Dead and Netflix’s Stranger Things. The fans of these properties are people young and young at heart, from all walks of life – not just those traditionally seen as ‘gamers’. At Next Games, we seek to delight and entertain players of all kinds. We do this by creating games that expand the worlds of the most beloved media and entertainment properties of our day.
Our core values – Caring, Curiosity, and Courage – guide us in our efforts, so these should be close to your heart as well. We aim high here at Next Games 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 diverse bunch of passionate and dedicated people, a competitive salary and benefits package, but first and foremost a big challenge.
Does this sound like you? Send your CV and cover letter through the application link as soon as possible.
We will process applications as they come in, so do not hesitate to submit your application.