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’re looking for a 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 credentials.

What you will do :


  • Work closely with the Art Director, Senior Technical Artist and others to develop solutions that drive the visual quality and  technical requirements of the game.

  • Create graphical assets at the highest level.

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


What we need you to have :

  • High proficiency in, and a technical understanding of, industry standard software such as 3DS Max/Maya, Substance Painter/Designer etc.

  • Experience authoring and optimizing shaders and VFX.

  • Proven ability to balance visual fidelity and optimisation.

  • Proficiency with Unity, and understanding of other engines such as Unreal and similar.

  • A very strong understanding of 3D art principles and technologies.

  • Excellent communication and documentation skills.

  • Industry experience in a collaborative environment.


What would be ideal :


  • Experience of a full game development cycle.

  • Scripting for workflow tools : maxscript, python etc, with a particular emphasis on efficiency and automation.

  • Experience in developing for VR/AR.

This role will offer a mix of home and office-based flexibility and flexible working hours, but the ideal candidate will be based in the UK and be able to reasonably commute to the studio in Leeds.

We offer market competitive salaries, with added benefits, and a highly collaborative working environment with long serving industry experts in all disciplines. 

We work hard to deliver the best in quality and have a great time doing it! If this sounds like an opportunity to would like to talk to us about please submit your CV! Immediate starts available. 

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