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Mediatonic Recruiting Technical Artist

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Technical Artist

Location – London, United Kingdom
Job type – Full Time
Min. experience – Mid Level

Mediatonic is BAFTA Nominated games developer with studios in London and Brighton, UK. We build games in small, nimble teams, producing super-high quality, creative projects across Smartphones, PC and Console platforms.

Key Responsibilities

As a Technical Artist you’ll be working across multiple projects to…

Work alongside a programming lead to help establish a specification for feature implementation and content budgets on multiple gaming platforms
Work with 2D concept artists, 3D artists, UI artists, Programmers, Level Designers and Production to set up a smooth content pipeline for 3D or 2D Unity games
Participate in design discussions and the R & D process
Assist all members of your team with top notch problem solving and troubleshooting.


Experience with Unity3D or other 3D game engines, Animation State machines, Basic realtime shader programming
Experience with FX animation, including particle generation
Experience in 3D content creation for all platforms: Maya, Modelling, Building flexible and intuitive rigs suitable for production, UV Layout and Texturing, Animation.
Maintaining a healthy content pipeline for 2D and 3D Games.
A passion for technical creativity in the field of games.
Self-motivated with good communication skills.
Understanding of version control software, such as Subversion, Perforce or git

Bonus Skills

Understanding of Adobe Flash, Illustrator, Photoshop
Experience with motion capture
Experience with audio for games
Experience with realtime dynamic cloth simulations
2D animation and Illustration
Experience creating 3D Environment Art for games
Z-brush or mudbox experience
Working with extneral providers.

Work Environment

Mediatonic is focused on becoming one of the best developers in the world. We hire experts in every field related to games and like to take on the biggest technical challenges and projects we can get our hands on.

Our working environment and culture is hugely important to us at Mediatonic. Our office is based in the heart of central London, we have a relaxed, open working environment with a games room and fully stocked fridge.

We run a number of social events and activities during and outside of work time including:

Monthly Game Jams: teams come together and attempt to make a game in 3 hours with the help of lots of pizza and beer.
Game nights: Board game nights where we try new weird and wonderful board games
Work outings: Weekly pub trips after work in Soho.
A visiting Chef once a month provides lunch for the whole company

Application information

Candidates will be assessed primarily on the strength of their portfolio and previous work. A cover letter that tells us a bit about you and what youre passionate about is a huge plus, as is a strong CV.

Successful applications will usually receive a short written questionnaire and have a phone chat before being invited to an interview at Mediatonic with members of our team.

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