Senior 3D Technical Artist

XR Games is an award-winning game development studio specialising in full-scale immersive AR and VR content, as well as work-for-hire development.


We make fun games people love to play and talk about. Led by a team with big game experience at studios like Rockstar, EA, Codemasters, Sumo, Team 17 and Dubit, we've created games for some of the world's biggest brands, including Sony Pictures, Rovio, Dreamworks, BBC and LEGO. 


We’re looking for a Senior 3D Technical Artist to join our in-house team on a full-time basis. In this role, you will be working closely with the Art Director, Head of Development and other artists to realise our projects’ artistic ambitions. Candidates for this role must demonstrate a passion for the gaming industry and have outstanding Art and Technical Art credentials.

Objectives for the role:​

  • Create 3D assets at the highest level.

  • Take a leading role on Technical aspects of Game Art creation and implementation.

  • Ensure that all projects are using an efficient scalable CG pipeline.

  • Evaluate and work to improve existing workflows and pipelines.

  • Pro-actively identify and help solve problems at every stage of development.

Core Skills:

  • High proficiency in industry standard 3D modeling and texturing packages - eg Maya, 3DS Max, Zbrush, Substance Designer/Painter.

  • Scripting for art production : MEL, Maxscript etc

  • Experience in shader authoring and optimization.

  • Proficiency with Unity, and experience of other engines such as UE4 etc.

  • An excellent understanding of 3D art trends and technologies

  • Industry experience of at least one full development cycle, from pre-production to shipping.

Major pluses :

  • Experience with Unity SRPs.

  • Development experience in VR/AR

General requirements : 

  • A passion for the gaming industry

  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

  • High energy and a desire to achieve


You will ideally live within travelling distance to Leeds, England to work within our studio in this post-lockdown world. Some work from home is expected, but the role is served best by presence in the studio.


​You must be eligible to work in the UK.


If the above sounds like you, we’re excited to hear from you!

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