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Technical Artist

Technical Artist

Funcom is looking for an enthusiastic, talented and versatile Technical Artist to join its development team in Oslo, Norway.

 As a Technical Artist you will be working closely with the Art Director and the Tech team to develop and visualize features and effects.  You will be heavily involved in developing the art pipeline as well as researching and implementing solutions to increase the efficiency of the art teams.  You will help drive art optimization and serve as a liaison between the tech and art teams.

The first project for this position will be on a new open-world multiplayer game that is in early concepting stage, to enter pre-production in Q4 2018

Make sure to check out our company values and history.

Requirements:

  • Excellent knowledge of modern rendering algorithms and techniques, including PBR
  • Working knowledge of 3d/vector math
  • Expert knowledge of 3dsMax, and other tools such as substance painter, zbrush, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience in working within tight memory and performance constraints (consoles, mobile, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of some scripting or programming language (Python, C#, etc.)
  • Strong communication skills (English is our working language)
  • Shipped one or more titles in a similar role
  • A passion for visuals

Desirable:

  • Experience working with UE4
  • Experience working on VFX
  • Understanding of HLSL
  • Understanding of C++

You need: 

  • To identify yourself with, and embrace, our company values
  • To have good written and oral communication skills in English
  • To have a passion for games and your profession
  • To relocate to Oslo
  • To be able to work independently and to be self-directing

We offer: 

  • Strong company values
  • Challenging and interesting work
  • A position the right candidate can greatly influence
  • Flexible working hours
  • Company pension plan
  • Offices located smack in the middle of Oslo
  • A studio with employees from more than 20 countries
  • Social events and gatherings
  • Health initiatives such as free access to gym, massages during work hours etc.

Norway offers: 

  • World class public healthcare
  • Free public schools
  • Modern infrastructure
  • Excellent public transportation
  • Fluent English speaking population

Please apply in English. 

If you do not have extensive experience but still feel you would be a good match for us, please send us some samples demonstrating your ability.

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Funcom (Oslo, Norway)

Kirkegata 15
0153 Oslo Directions contact@funcom.com +4722925900

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