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Principal Technical Artist

Remedy Entertainment

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

Do you enjoy creative problem solving? Do you thrive on collaborating with other artists to design and implement workflows and tools? 

As a Principal Technical Artist at Remedy you will have the chance to play a key role in creating visually stunning games for all our players to enjoy! You will collaborate with and guide cross functional teams both about technical and creative aspects of content creation, finding better solutions and developing better tools to aim for the best game experience possible. 
In this role you will be an active member of as well as a mentor and lead to our talented technical artists, and you will contribute significantly to shaping the future of our tech art craft across Remedy as a whole. 

We enthusiastically welcome diverse viewpoints and backgrounds. We at Remedy value and are committed to ensuring an inclusive and safe work environment for all our team members. 

For this role we can case-by-case consider remote working within Europe.  

What you get to do

    • As a Principal Technical Artist, you will design and implement procedural content systems and tools for our projects using our proprietary engine, Northlight 
    • You get to collaborate with Designers, Developers and Artists to establish high performing content workflows that elevate the quality of our games and embodies their creative vision 
    • In this role you will ensure that solutions are optimized following the aspired style, technical requirements and production constraints while creating and maintaining verbose workflow documentation and training materials for your work 
    • You will actively lead, mentor and support your colleagues by guiding and reviewing their work  
    • You will work on one of our current AAA projects in an expert capacity as well as contribute to our technology platform as a whole 

What you bring to the role

    • You have demonstrable previous work experience as a Principal Technical Artist or in equivalent role from games or film industry
    • You have expert level understanding and knowledge of industry standard content creation tools: foremost expert Houdini knowledge, additional expertise in Maya, 3DSMax, Substance, Photoshop, of course desired
    • You are familiar using game engines (Unreal, Unity etc.)
    • You have experience in authoring of Shaders using GLSL/HLSL or relevant tooling
    • You have solid scripting skills in python, Lua or any other language. Further coding skills a welcome addition
    • You are excellent in interpreting and transforming abstract ideas into content workflows and tooling
    • You are self-motivated and proactive with a dedication to improving your craft
    • You thrive working in a team environment, sharing ideas and learning from others. You are used to collaborating with colleagues across different departments and you are able to communicate and present your ideas in a clear way. As a team member you are dedicated contributing towards a friendly and inclusive work environment

What is in it for you

    • At Remedy you get to work on awesome, memorable gaming experiences for our players, in a studio where your input is valued and your creative freedom is encouraged.  
    • We work in an environment that values both individual and teamwork, ensuring that everyone’s voice is heard & workload stays sensible. We believe in and support work-life balance. Happy people work better! 
    • We offer an extensive set of employee benefits and an annual bonus system as well as opportunities for you to develop your skills further. On top of this, in Finland and Sweden you get up to 5 weeks of paid vacation, in addition to public holidays and other special occasions.  
    • Our studio is based in Helsinki metropolitan area in Finland, a safe country with exceptional quality of life, free education and pristine nature at your doorstep. If you're not already in Finland, 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! 
    • If you are based in Sweden, we also welcome candidates to our new location in Stockholm. 
To apply, please fill in the application form with your portfolio, CV/LinkedIn (in English) and other information relevant to the position. The position will be filled as soon as a suitable applicant is found.
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Location: Espoo, Finland or Stockholm, Sweden
Date found: 2022-11-05

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