Playground Games is seeking a Vehicle Technical Artist to join our Forza Horizon team here in Leamington Spa. This is an opportunity to work alongside award-winning technical and creative talent.

As a Vehicle Technical Artist, you will be building internal art processes and guiding vehicle pipeline implementation in collaboration with in-house Content, Tools and Rendering teams.

We are searching for a Technical Artist with experience of working on published AAA titles with a wide knowledge of industry tools and a passion for cars. Familiarity with art creation pipelines, asset exporting and process automation is essential.

Skill Summary:

  • Ability to problem solve, think creatively and support content creators.
  • Good communication and time management.
  • Experience of working on published AAA titles on consoles.
  • Knowledge of art creation pipelines, asset exporting and process automation.
  • Experience with Shader creation and PBR material workflow.
  • Experience with hard surface modelling and texturing.
  • Experience with MAX or Maya scripting.
  • Experience of game engines and toolsets.
  • Experience helping development teams and collaborative decision making.
  • A passion for games and pushing the boundaries of game visuals.
  • Preferred Skills
  • Experience with C# or similar.
  • General knowledge of lighting and rendering in game engines.
  • Experience with Houdini and/or procedural creation techniques.
  • Flexibility in learning new tech-art skills for unforeseeable future demands.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the world’s most exciting games studios, using cutting edge technology to create world class games, within a strong, collaborative team.

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