Environment Technical Artist

Espoo, Southern Finland, Finland
Art – Technical Art
Permanent
Remedy Entertainment, the creator of Quantum Break®, Max Payne®, Alan Wake® and Death Rally® and one of the leading independent game studios in the world is looking for a Environment Technical Artist for a key role working on Remedy’s projects.

Responsibilities

    • Create and help maintain digital content creation pipelines related to level production and asset creation (i.e. source file management, tools deployment, and content interoperability).
    • Work with level artists to create procedural/non-destructive content creation tools and workflows.
    • Collaborate with other Technical Artists to help integrate Houdini with Maya and Northlight game engine workflows.
    • Work with tools developers to augment and enhance content creation and level tools.
    • Prototype and pitch new tools and workflows (instruct artists) and write documentation as needed.
    • Build procedural content optimization and analysis pipelines. 

Requirements and qualifications

    • 3+ years of experience from the game industry as a Technical Artist
    • Programming proficiency (Python preferred) 
    • Deep understanding of 3D digital content creation packages (Maya/Houdini preferred).
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (in English)..

The ideal candidate will also have

    • Knowledge of C#/C++ and/or PyQT/PySide.
    • Houdini Vex experience
    • Experience writing shaders (HLSL/GLSL)
    • Experience with Substance Designer.
    • Experience with SpeedTree.
    • Experience with Simplygon.
    • Experience authoring plug-ins for Autodesk Maya
    • Distributed rendering/processing experience.
    • Experience optimizing art content
    • Knowledge of rendering budgets and technical constraints related to performance in real-time engines.
    • Technical design experience (streaming, occlusion culling, scripting, profiling, etc.) 

What is in it for you?

    • Yes, you get to move to Finland where the quality of life is exceptional and cost of living is affordable.
    • Moving to a new country can be intimidating, but our relocation service is there every step of the way to take care of you. You can concentrate on work, while we’ll take care of everything else.
    • You will be offered competitive compensation with a bonus system.
    • We work hard, but at Remedy we believe in a great work life balance. Happy people work better. In Finland you get up to 5 weeks of paid vacation every year. This is on top of public holidays and other special occasions.
    • Above all, you get to work on awesome, unique video games that the global audience is interested in at a studio where your input is valued. We try our hardest to keep our team sizes and the work load sensible, so your contributions feel valuable.
To apply, please fill in the application form with your demo reel, CV and other information relevant to the position.
The position will be filled as soon as a suitable applicant is found.