WORK AT FIREPROOF

TECHNICAL ARTIST

We’re looking for a skilled Technical Artist to join Fireproof at our Guildford (UK) studio. Fireproof Games are best known for the critically acclaimed game series The Room, with the most recent game in the series entering the realm of Virtual Reality. We’ll be building upon those VR foundations for our next game – an ambitious new title for both PC and console platforms.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented Technical Artist looking to showcase and hone their craft at a small studio filled with veteran game developers eager to share their knowledge and help you grow.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Working alongside the team to create/refine tools and techniques enable us to make the best game possible.
  • Creating shaders, effects, lighting and other visual elements that improve the overall look of the game.
  • Optimization of assets to ensure that the game runs as well as it can on the broadest range of devices.
  • Identifying issues in the art pipeline and work with the team to develop solutions.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • A minimum of 3 years experience in a Technical Art role, ideally in Unity.
  • Understanding of scalability – making the game look as good as possible on a wide range of hardware
  • Thorough understanding of lighting, shading and post processing effects.
  • Detailed knowledge of art creation packages, including Photoshop, Blender and Substance Painter.
  • Excellent Communications skills and a positive attitude. Self driven and able to work alone as well as part of a team.
  • Solid understanding of rendering and lighting with physically based materials.
  • Ability to communicate in English, both verbally and written.

NON-ESSENTIAL SKILLS:

  • Familiarity with developing for VR hardware
  • Experience with Substance Designer

WHAT WE’LL PROVIDE:

  • Relaxed working environment in the centre of Guildford
  • Free drinks, fruit & snacks
  • Well stocked games room & pool table
  • Team pub lunches & outings
  • 24 days annual leave
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • National Rail Season Ticket Travel Loan
  • Relocation assistance
  • Flexible working hours
  • £Negotiable

ABOUT FIREPROOF GAMES:

Fireproof Games are based in Guildford, UK and are a 100% independent games developer. Click here to find out more about us and our company culture.

Fireproof Games is an equal opportunities employer hoping to attract applications from diverse backgrounds. Recruitment selection is based on objective, job-related criteria. Candidates will be chosen on their merits and abilities without regard to their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability status.

TO APPLY:

If you meet the requirements specified above and feel you’d be a good fit for the team, please email your CV, covering letter and materials (Demo show reel essential) to jobs@fireproofstudios.com.

It must be very clear regarding what you are responsible for in the materials you provide.

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