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Technical Artist

Fortitude Games is looking for an experienced Technical Artist / Animator to join our studio in Guildford and take our game polish and flair to a new level of excellence.

The technical artist/animator 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!

Responsibilities

  • 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 benchmarking, profiling and game optimisation processes
  • Assist game teams with solving technical and production related art challenges
  • Act as the glue to bind the art and engineering teams together!

Skills and Requirements

  • Beautiful and technically impressive portfolio featuring with a range of 3D and 2D work
  • Strong technical ability with Unity in regards to asset creation and implementation
  • Able to create VFX in Unity (Particles, Shaders)
  • Knowledge of art pipelines and process automation and familiarity with industry standard art software packages such as Photoshop and Maya
  • Experience with 2D/3D packages
  • Mobile game experience

About Fortitude

Fortitude is a new studio based in Guildford, UK, dedicated to building innovative and creative
games. Our team includes multi-BAFTA nominated talent and we have a close and highly-developed
working relationship with parent company Mediatonic and their extensive network and support.

We are looking for highly-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 highly-acclaimed IPs to create a world-class games studio.

We look forward to your application!

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