Smashverse is looking for an experienced Technical Artist to join our team. We’re a fast growing company that is looking to invent a new genre of games and make our mark within the industry. We thrive on creativity and autonomy and are focused on building games that can stand the test of time. Roles are typically full-time salaried position and offer generous incentive packages so the entire team benefits greatly as the company grows.
What will you do?
• Work with a multi-disciplinary game development team to conceptualise, communicate, and build striking game environments across diverse themes and biomes whilst maintaining visual consistency; • Maintain and iterate a robust 3D art pipeline and assist other artists and engineers in its use; • Be the go-to point-person for bugs and technical issues across the art pipeline • Stay on the cutting edge of the industry, always considering how we can embrace the latest technological advances
• 2+ years experience in the games industry as an Environment Artist or Technical Artist • Deep knowledge of Unreal Engine workflows, especially: animation, lighting, optimisation, particle systems, post-processes, material setup, blueprint scripting; • Expertise in relevant software packages (Maya/Blender, Substance Painter/Zbrush, etc.); • An impressive portfolio that showcases a talent and passion for your craft; • Eagerness to pick up new tools, technologies and approaches; • Ability to work with a high degree of self-direction and motivation whilst always being a team player; • Excellent communication and documentation skills.
• Experience using source control (Git) as a team admin; • Understanding of multiplayer replication; • Strong traditional fine art/concept art skills and training (illustration, painting, organic forms, colour theory, perspective, 2D & 3D design.) • Fantastic opportunity to work with a leader in a new industry, scaling quickly with VC backing and a growing audience; • Genuine influence on the creative direction of a innovative artistic endeavour in a cutting-edge medium, as part of a small team with an outsized impact; • Competitive salary and share option package dependent on experience and aptitude; • Performance related bonuses - share in the team's success whilst being rewarded for exceptional personal contribution;