Please note that this job advert is for an expression of interest only and not an active job vacancy.
Framestore is an Oscar, Bafta, and Emmy award-winning global creative company working in film, advertising, AR/MR/VR, theme park attractions, and pre/post visualisation work among many other creative endeavours.
Framestore’s Immersive Division are a dedicated team within one of the world's largest VFX studios - combining exciting IP and cutting-edge technologies to create never before seen experiences and deliver them to audiences around the world across a wide variety of immersive platforms. For more information on the types of projects please look here.
Technical Artists as part of our Immersive Division are responsible for working alongside Developers and Artists in devising and implementing internal prototypes and delivering high-quality products and projects for both IP and brand clients across a range of mediums on cutting-edge hardware - including VR, AR, real-time animation, virtual production and other exciting platforms.
The ideal candidate will have a thorough understanding of both the art and technical side of Unreal Engine, with a problem-solving mindset.
What you'll do
Work with the Real-time Supervisor, Lead Tech Artist or Lead Developer to design interactive experiences using (predominantly) Unreal.
Material Creation - Design complex materials in Unreal and instruct artists on best practices.
Lighting - Be well versed in the various lighting techniques in Unreal and instruct the artists in lighting best practices.
Optimisation - Optimise content through profiling and enhancing performance with the help of diagnostic tools and instructing the artists on modelling and texturing best practices.
Collaborate with programmers to develop and test new features, prototype shader code, and provide useful feedback during R&D phases.
A demonstrable level of technical knowledge combined with strong creative and visual instinct.
What we're looking for:
Experience working with Unreal Engine
Experience with Unity is also useful
Advanced experience with Unreal's Blueprints system
Advanced experience with Maya and or Houdini
Experience with VR/AR authoring in Unreal
Shader programming experience
You might also have:
Positive attitude towards learning and sharing
Deadline-oriented; able to work in a fast-paced environment
Able to solve problems as they arise and remain calm in high-pressure situations
Framestore is proud to employ extraordinary talent across all genders, races, nationalities, religions, ages, abilities and sexual preferences. We aim to encourage and support all of our current and future employees to achieve their potential. No job applicant will receive less favourable treatment on any basis when applying for a career with us.