Viaplay Studios Animation is the fastest-growing animation studio in the Nordics. As a part of Viaplay, the European streaming challenge, we connect with millions of our users around Europe with our content and storytelling. At our studio in Stockholm, we are building a full-service in-house production unit with writers, artists, developers, and creators from over 15+ nationalities around the world. If you like to work with talented and ambitious people in a creative and fun environment, this opportunity could be for you!
If this sounds like a challenge you’re interested in, we’re now looking for a Senior Technical Artist to strengthen the team in our office in Stockholm.
The Senior Technical Artist (TA) acts as a bridge between the artists and
engineers. They are considered part of the production engineering team
and work closely with artists, developers, and managers.
The main areas of responsibility include art production workflows, tools,
pipelines, asset optimization/integration and shader development. TAs are
expected to assume ownership over any technical issues that arise on
their projects and drive them to resolution. You will also have an
important role in our implementation of Unreal Engine technologies.
As the Senior Technical Artist, you will make sure that programmers will
do programming and artists will create art. You will act as their in-between
bridge, making sure our pipeline runs smoothly.
Who we are looking for
- Experience in character rigging and props rigging in Maya.A foundation in at least one ‘traditional’ category such as 3D art,
animation or programming.
Interest in contributing to the research and development of charactertechnology.Strong Python and/or C++ skillsStrong problem-solving skills
- General understanding of character/animation pipeline.
- Excellent communication and documentation skills and someone who's a teamplayer.
- Leadership skills, communicate well, motivate their team, handle and
delegate responsibilities, listen to feedback, and have the flexibility to
solve problems in an ever-changing workplace.
It would also be great if you have:
- Experience in Unreal Engine Control Rig and developing Full body IK
Rigs, etc. (edited)
- Experience developing character and facial animation related
- Experience with motion capture systems. (edited) ̈
- Experience working in realtime in Unreal Engine.
- Experience of Unreal Engine Blueprint
- Experience in creating Unreal Engine shaders
What we offer you
We are a company that prioritizes people over everything else — from every single employee to every single one of our millions of customers. What unites us all at Viaplay Group is our passion to create meaningful moments and evoke emotions with our content.
The essence of our values is defined by the beat we all have pulsing inside us. Defined by our people. Defined by the boundless passion we all share at Viaplay Group. Defined by how we inspire everyone around us, letting them feel that powerful, energizing beat.
Bravery, Equality, Appreciation and Trust are our Viaplay Group values — and together, they form a powerful BEAT.
It’s time to hit play
If this feels like your kind of challenge, please apply and attach your CV and cover letter through our career page. We do not accept applications through email. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact our recruiter.
Viaplay Group AB (publ.) is committed to equality and diversity and we welcome applications from all qualified individuals regardless of ethnicity, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and marital status. We want to make sure your recruitment experience is the best it can be – so, if you’re selected for an interview, please let us know if there are any adjustments we can make that would be helpful for you.
Viaplay Group AB (publ.) is the Nordic region’s leading entertainment provider. We entertain millions of people every day with our streaming services, TV channels and radio stations, and our production companies create content that is experienced around the world. We make life more entertaining by telling stories, touching lives and expanding worlds – from live sports, movies and series to music and original shows. Headquartered in Stockholm, Viaplay Group is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm (‘VPLAY A’ and ‘VPLAY B’)
During the summer here at Viaplay Group, the majority of our employees are taking some time off for some well-deserved summer break, and we hope you're too.
Due to this, it might take a little bit longer for us to get back to you. We do however promise that we'll do the best that we can to make sure you will hear from us as soon as possible.