HandyGames™ is part of the THQ Nordic and Embracer Group family and operates as an international publisher and developer for a worldwide audience.
Are you looking for a challenging job in an attractive work environment in the gaming industry? Do you want to use your creativity and artistic talent to create games that will be played by people all over the world? Then contribute to the success story of HandyGames™ and take the opportunity to work for one of Germany’s top game developers and publishers! We are looking for a Technical Artist (f/m/d) with creative ideas and good knowledge in the field of game development for our headquarters in Giebelstadt, Germany.
For our current in-house game project, which is set in a science fiction world with a focus on story and combat, we are looking for a talented Technical Artist. Work closely with our art, design, and programming teams to breathe life into our game ideas.
Join us and create next-gen content for PS5, Xbox Series X, PC and more.
Within the game project you will mainly work with the following programs:
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
Practical experience in the games or entertainment industry is desirable
You have technical experience with Unity and/or Unreal Engine
You have knowledge in creating shaders and materials and experience in the practical application of lighting (lightmaps, light probes, reflection probes, etc.)
You have basic scripting skills (generally Python, Unity C#) and a good understanding of hardware (rendering, GPU pipelines, memory, etc.)
You have experience in profiling performance issues and creating benchmarks
You have experience with production/artist/asset pipelines and workflows and can help team members make them more efficient
You have experience in creating realistic as well as stylized visual effects, particle effects and animations
Nice to have: Theoretical understanding of color spaces and physical light units
Nice to have: Experience with Houdini for VFX and procedurally generated assets
You can create simple editor UIs and tools
You can quickly and well familiarize yourself with new projects and situations
You impress with self-motivation, sense of responsibility, a clean and team-oriented way of working
You have a very good command of written and spoken English
HANDYGAMES™ OFFERS YOU
40 hours per week thanks to Scrum
Flexible working hours
30 days of paid vacation
A short and quick decision-making process due to flat hierarchies
The opportunity to work with a team of experienced professionals
Modern workplaces with state-of-the-art technology
Opportunities for further training
We support our foreign language employees with offered language courses in German