Technical Artist - Pipeline/Tools

Reference: 17218 - Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, DE

Crytek is looking for a Technical Artist with focus on pipeline and tools. That person will be responsible for the backend/pipeline of cutting-edge real-time graphics and technology development.

This role helps us to improve our Pipeline and provide the necessary Tools for Artists, to streamline and speed up their workflow.

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  • Designs and develops improved content creation pipelines, processes, and workflows
  • Provides documentation and mentors the content creation teams to fully take advantage of our tools and technology
  • Creates sample content to prove out new workflows and demonstrate visual improvements
  • Collaborates with the content creation teams and supports them with new tools
  • Provides support to content creators for tools and pipelines owned by the department
  • Keeps current with the technological developments and advancements throughout the game industry
  • Maintain a clean common facility pipeline (tools, automation, practices) across multiple different projects.

  • 3+ years of professional production experience with AAA game titles.
  • A heavy problem solver driven by a desire to remove blockers for artists and to empower them to create exceptional quality at scale.
  • The ability to evaluate existing workflows/pipeline, suggesting, presenting and implementing improvements
  • Excellent Python skills and knowledge of PyMEL, PyQt/PySide
  • Knowledge of key DCC application APIs: 3ds Max, Maya (Blender, Houdini a bonus)
  • Experience with C++ is a huge bonus but not essential.
  • Experience in writing hlsl/CgFX Shaders is also a huge bonus.
  • Experience in Mari or Substance is a bonus.
  • At least 1 Shipped AAA game as a Pipeline Technical Artist.
  • Experience integrating Perforce into other tool is a plus
  • Artistic background is a plus

What you can expect from us
  • A refreshing yet highly professional atmosphere in a diverse team.
  • Flexible work time.
  • Free public transportation ticket, which lets you use public transport free of charge 24/7.
  • Free German lessons
  • Company language is English. Any additional language is a plus, but not a requirement.
  • Extensive assistance with getting visa, work permits and communication with local authorities.
  • Relocation support.
  • A company apartment for your first few months and help in finding a private apartment....and many more!