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Lead Technical Artist [Avatar Project]
Malmö Skåne County se
5 days ago
As part of the Avatar Project, you’ll play an instrumental role in bringing to life the beautiful and dangerous world of Pandora. This is a unique opportunity to keep growing your experience in games while working hand-in-hand with Disney’s creative minds and James Cameron’s production company, Lightstorm Entertainment.
As a Lead Technical Artist at Massive, you'll mentor, manage, and motivate a team of Technical Artists to create some of the most advanced content ever seen in video games. You'll drive the tech art vision and set the standards in-house. You will be centred between Art & Programming, collaborate with additional Leads, Producers, and multidisciplinary game developers across our AAA production team, to deliver features in line with our art direction, considering performance optimization, and always with the players best interest in mind. To do this you'll get to work with industry-leading tools like our Snowdrop game engine.
This is a permanent position based in Malmö Sweden and requires working onsite. We kindly ask you to apply with your CV and message to the hiring manager/cover letter in English. Applications will be reviewed whilst the job-ad is posted.
You're the missing link between Art & Code. You enjoy finding innovative solutions to existing game Art and graphical obstacles. You're also a passionate coach and team player, having had previous experience driving a team through a AAA production and through a release.
Besides the above we’re looking for someone aligned with our core values and the following skills and experience:
- A relevant portfolio of your work (must include Tech Art).
- Previous experience leading a AAA game production team through a release
- Several years of experience as a Technical Artist on multiple game projects
- Relevant degree in an Art or Tech field, or the equivalent work experience
- Command of various design tools (e.g. Photoshop, Maya, 3DSMAX, Substance)
- Experience with node-based visual scripting game engines (e.g. Snowdrop, Unreal or Unity)
- Experience profiling and analyzing/optimizing console performance
- If you have knowledge of Python and HLSL languages, this will be a bonus
Good to know
We aim to build a team that continuously pushes the boundaries of what’s possible in game development, and because we love to learn and grow from the people around us, we might ask you to complete a practical test as a part of the recruitment process.
We look forward to receiving your application and learning more about you.Meanwhile, please check out the videos posted below, our portfolio tips, and our employee perks here, to gain greater insight into life at Massive.
Longing to be part of a fun, creative and passionate workplace? We can offer you this and more in an open and friendly environment where you will work with some of the best craftsmen in the industry. Are you up for it? Come aboard for the ride!
Massive Entertainment is a premier producer of games and interactive entertainment for the global market. The studio is located in Malmö, Sweden and fully owned by Ubisoft, the world’s third largest independent video game publisher. We are more than 650 people from 45+ different countries working together to produce major titles such as World in Conflict, Far Cry 3, Tom Clancy’s The Division and our latest Avatar Project.
We value diversity at Massive, promote a family-friendly culture and a gender-balanced work environment, where equal opportunities play a meaningful role in the day-to-day operations of our studio.
Ubisoft is committed to enriching players’ lives with original & memorable entertainment experiences. We build worlds that are a playground for the imagination, offering moments of surprise, fun and adventure as well as opportunities for learning and self-discovery.
At Ubisoft, you’ll grow and collaborate with highly talented teams from around the world. Our massively friendly work environment will inspire you to go above and beyond to create experiences and brands people will fall in love with.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.