Technical Artist

  • Full-time
  • Guildford - Tech Art

Fortitude is a new studio based in Guildford, UK, dedicated to building innovative and creative games.By spring-boarding from parent company Mediatonic’s wealth of experience and connections, we’regrowing quickly and pouring heart and soul into developing exciting titles that provide players with surprising, polished and high-quality experiences that cut through a crowded marketplace.

We are looking for motivated and talented individuals with the passion and skills to deliver premium-quality games from day one, while growing as part of a small team working with original properties and acclaimed IPs to create a world-class games studio.

Responsibilities:

As we grow, we are looking for an experienced Technical Artist / VFX Artist to join our studio in Guildford and take our game polish and flair to a new level of excellence. The technical artist/VFX Artist is a key role in the studio, creating extraordinary and eye-catching assets and effects with one hand and implementing them with the other, while helping our team in the studio understand the technical processes and empowering them to play a larger role in the delivery pipeline and solve issues independently.

We’re expecting to see a portfolio of shipped work and proven experience with Unity — ideally with focus on mobile — and we are looking for personalities excited by the chance to join a rapidly growing team and help us set and achieve a new standard of quality and efficiency!

Details:

● Work closely with the art lead to build art tools and automation processes to improve efficiency of the studio’s art pipeline

● Create detailed and highly polished assets and effects that grab attention

● Take a key role in our asset bench marking, profiling and game optimisation processes

● Take initiative on creating new VFX for the games you work on

● Assist game teams with solving technical and production related art challenges

● Act as the glue to bind the art and engineering teams together!

  • Requirements

    The ideal candidate will have strong technical ability with Unity in regards to asset creation and implementation whilst being able to create VFX in Unity (Particles, Shaders)

    ● Experience working in 2D games and pipelines

    ● Experience working in mobile games

    ● Experience with Maya is a plus

    ● Experience working with stylized art is a plus

  • What we're looking for

    Are you interested in creating moments that matter, for millions of players, in games that run for years?

    Does the idea of working together with a friendly team of towards the common goal of making great games appeal to you?

    Did we mention our out of control but totally cool sticker obsession?

    We are a small studio in the heart of Guildford working on flagship titles to put Fortitude on the map.

    Our staff includes multi-BAFTA nominated talent and games expertise spanning more than 10 years.

    We have a close and highly-developed working relationship with parent company Mediatonic and their extensive network and support, meaning that we are taking on large-scale challenges and growing more rapidly than would otherwise be possible.

    We look forward to your application!


    How to apply & really impress us

    As a people first studio, our biggest priority is to hire the right person. A cover letter that tells us a bit about you and what you’re passionate about really helps to get our attention and distinguish your application from the crowd.

    Successful applications will usually have a phone chat before being invited to an interview at Mediatonic. If you are applying for a creative role, remember a portfolio is essential. For all applications we suggest you read the job description carefully and let us know why you believe you’re the right person to take on this job.

    We receive heap loads of applications, and while we do our best to respond, we can't always guarantee this.

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