Job title: Technical Art Director
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Job published: 2021-09-22
Job ID: 32284

Job Description

As the Technical Art Director you will work closely with the Art Director, Game Director and Producers to execute a new AAA project within Unreal Engine 5.

Responsibilities

  • You will oversee and coordinate Programming and Art teams across the project to identify, research and help implement technical features needed for artistic vision and gameplay needs
  • Overseeing the work of Technical Artists and Technical Art Leads
  • Working with the Tool and Engine teams in order to improve the art creation pipelines and support R&D
  • Giving feedback and support to the team
  • Communicating technical constraints and best practices to the art team
  • Assisting the technical art team in working efficiently and meeting project deadlines
    Finding the right balance between performance and quality

What were looking for

  • Excellent experience and deep understanding of Unreal Engine
  • You will have shipped at least one AAA title
  • Great knowledge of modelling, textures/shaders, rigging, animation, lighting, rendering, compositing
  • Hands-on experience and proficiency in more than one art field such as VFX, Lighting, Characters, Concept Art, Environments, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of game dev software such as Maya, Substance, and Marvelous
  • Able to find create solutions to technical problems
  • Fantastic eye for light, value, color and composition
  • Knowledge of C++ Programing
  • Experience with Houdini and procedural pipelines

What we offer

  • Very competitive salaries
  • Fully paid health insurance
  • 25 paid working days holiday a year plus 4 extra paid days off from the company (including a day off for your Birthday)
  • An industry-leading Relocation package
  • Pension Scheme
  • We cover ALL the costs of commuting to work
  • Full assistance with Visas and 30% ruling applications when the candidate is eligible for these
  • Free lunches every day when in the office
  • A huge range of snacks & drinks
  • A FREE gym at our office and discounts to gyms around Amsterdam
  • Library where employees can borrow books
  • Monthly drinks and other company events