Senior Tech Artist

Starbreeze is now looking for two talented and highly motivated Senior Tech Artists to join our team, for the next generation of Payday.

As a Tech Artist you will be responsible for the creation and development of the in-game assets that are answering both artistic and technical needs. You will work closely with the lead Tech Artist as well as artists and programmers in different departments from 3D environment to UI, characters to special FX.

You will be involved in driving and developing shaders, blueprints and other assets that are both artistic and technical in nature. This puts high demand on technical knowledge and performance as well as visual quality and experience. The role requires you to be able to adapt  to very different tasks and possess good communication skills both spoken and written. You will be the bridge between artists and programmers.

As a senior the expectation to be self-driven and motivated is high, you are expected to take your specific area, evolve and drive it with minimum inputs if necessary.

Job Tasks:

  • Defining and developing shaders that are performant, versatiles, and highly maintainable using unreal material editor.
  • Prototyping interactive game objects using blueprints.
  • Creating in engine tools to facilitate production.
  • Participate in technical choices and communicate with teammates.
  • Maintaining documentation of technical assets and tools.
  • Work closely with the team and mentoring junior talent, to ensure that quality is consistent and cohesive;

Must have:

  • Fluent in English with good communication skills, both verbally and in writing;
  • Great experience and knowledge working with shaders/material in Unreal Engine;
  • Experience with blueprint scripting in Unreal Engine;
  • Proven knowledge of asset creation, in-game materials, interactive/intelligent assets.
  • Great understanding of real-time graphics with experience in creating realistic looking shaders.

Good to have:

  • 4+ years of experience working as a techartist within games;
  • Experience from working on at least one released game;
  • Knowledge of Niagara particle system programming is a plus.

To be successful in this position you are:

  • An expert in technical art in Unreal Engine;
  • Able to work in a team, communicate well and being proactive;
  • Good with time estimations, scope assessments and prioritizing within a team structure.

Still reading? Great, because here comes the good part: We offer you a position at a company where we value empowerment, agility and ownership. While we evolve we want you to grow with us and to develop as a professional.

Sounds good? Then we can’t wait to see your CV and portfolio, and look forward to meeting you.  We recommend that you apply as soon as possible; selection and interviews are held continuously. Send your application with a resumé, portfolio and cover letter in English.  All applications must include a resumé and cover letter to be considered.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

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What makes it Starbreeze?

  • Progress through commitment and collaboration

    At Starbreeze we believe in enabling and supporting our colleagues to be successful.

  • Alignment around the product

    Game development is the heartbeat and we are continuously evolving how all teams and members can be an efficient part.

  • We are in it for the long run.....

    At Starbreeze we value everyone´s engagement and with quality in mind, we rely on everyone´s input in planning and to define the ports of our games.

Culture... or is it a lifestyle?

Do you recognise yourself in the following description? If so you could be one of us!

Team Oriented – we value trust and openness; clear communication and the team result trumps the
individuals performance.

Ownership – we are committed to
delivering excellence, including holding ourselves and others accountable. We
get sh*t done.

Solution Minded – we always present solutions, based on analysis of identified problems.

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