Senior Technical Artist

Helsinki /
Next Games /
Full-time
Are you a skilled and experienced technical artist, with a passion for mobile games? We are looking for a Senior Technical Artist to join our mobile games studio in Helsinki as soon as possible. If you have the dedication and skills that we are looking for, this is a unique opportunity to work with some of the world’s best-known IPs such as The Walking Dead, Blade Runner and Netflix’s Stranger Things, as well as some other exciting unannounced projects. 

What you will get to work on: 
You will be part of a games team for an exciting unreleased title! Bringing our concept art to life ‘in engine’ whilst working alongside other artists, developers and producers. You will be helping to set up/maintain the art content pipeline, creating easy to use tools and helping to optimise the art assets with game performance front and centre in your mind. You will also be getting down and dirty with creating procedural tools and shaders. You will be an integral part of the team and you will be encouraged to express your professional ideas on how to get things done in a timely manner.

Your experience and skills include:

    • Knowledge of C# is a must
    • Experience in UI implementation and animation in Unity
    • 5 Years of shipping and working on Mobile Games in 2D and 3D
    • Extensive knowledge of Unity, experience in mobile game art implementation and knowledge of its limitations
    • Shader creation and optimisation and understanding of HLSL
    • Experience/Understanding of character rigging/skinning and animation would be a benefit
    • Experience in performance optimisation in Unity
    • An interest in VFX Creation/ Optimisation/ and Implementation
    • Tools programming experience/interest
We are looking for someone proactive and engineering minded. You don't wait to be told what to do, instead you are excited by the responsibility given to you and are ready to identify the tasks that are going to make the biggest impact. You should have an engineering mind, able to think of the most efficient and performant ways of bringing the games concept to life 'in build'. Naturally we are looking for you to be a great communicator as you will be working in a tight knit team of artists and developers. All of our artists have a passion for learning and bettering their skills and we hope you will too. This is a job for someone who is ready to live and breathe Next Games. You will become an essential part of our art team and there will be plenty of opportunities to grow.

We offer you an opportunity to put your skills and knowledge into work with diverse tasks. We value collaboration in our open and inclusive culture and you will get to work with great colleagues from different backgrounds. With us, you will have the opportunity to learn and develop yourself professionally – and have fun while doing it. 

Here at Next Games we are passionate about our core values – Caring, Curiosity, and Courage – so these should be close to your heart as well. 

We aim high, and will ask you to do the same. In exchange, you’ll be part of a team that is great to work with, who is dedicated and passionate about what we do – we believe passion is contagious. Giving each Nextgamer the tools and means to succeed in their job is our priority. We believe the fruits of our labor should be shared with everyone at Next Games. We offer the opportunity to work with a great bunch of passionate and dedicated people, a competitive salary and benefits package, and first and foremost a big challenge. 

Does this sound like you? Send your CV and cover letter along with your salary request and portfolio through the application link.

NOTE! Due to the holiday season, we’ll proceed to review and get back to all applicants during the first weeks of August.