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Virtuos France
Parc St Christophe
10 avenue de l'Entreprise
95800 Cergy

Date : 29.01.2024
Reference : AFJV-EINF108-26750

Virtuos France

With over 3,500 employees and 21 studios worldwide, Virtuos is one of the largest independent developers in the world.

Since 2004, the biggest players in the industry (2K, Activision-Blizzard, Bandai-Namco, EA, Microsoft, Square Enix, Sony, Ubisoft, Warner Bros...) have trusted us to co-develop graphical assets, levels, quests, complete DLCs, adaptations, or engineering missions. Our multicultural and cosmopolitan teams regularly have the opportunity to work on the most popular franchises such as Assassin's Creed, Callisto Protocol, DC Comics, Horizon, Marvel, Need for Speed, The Last of Us, Tomb Raider... To date, we have delivered premium content for over 2,000 different projects.

Avec plus de 3 500 employés et 21 studios à travers le globe, Virtuos est l'un des plus gros développeurs indépendants au monde. La France compte 250 employés rassemblés dans trois studios : Virtuos Paris, Virtuos Labs Lyon et Virtuos Labs Montpellier.

Depuis 20 ans, les plus grands acteurs de l'industrie (2K, Activision-Blizzard, Bandai-Namco, EA, Microsoft, Square Enix, Sony, Ubisoft, Warner Bros...) nous font confiance pour co-développer des assets graphiques, des niveaux, des quêtes, des DLC complets, des adaptations ou des missions d'engineering. Nos équipes multiculturelles et cosmopolites ont régulièrement l'opportunité d'oeuvrer sur les franchises les plus populaires telles que Assassin's Creed, Callisto Protocol, DC Comics, Horizon, Marvel, Need for Speed, The Last of Us, Tomb Raider... A ce jour, nous avons livré des contenus haut de gamme pour plus de 2 000 projets différents.

Virtuos France est à la recherche de femmes et des hommes d'exception, créatifs et inventifs, désireux de faire partie d'un groupe dont l'objectif est de façonner le futur du jeu vidéo. Lorsque nous recrutons des nouveaux membres, nous attachons une attention toute particulière aux trois valeurs de Virtuos : Confiance, Excellence et Positivité.
Virtuos recrutement

3D Technical Artist

63 candidates • Permanent contract Lyon (69)

Position Duties

Responsibilities :
  • Help to create art pipelines and assist for creating, processing, and maintaining assets during early stages of development.
  • Solve challenging technical issues in the 3d asset pipeline.
  • Implement and incorporate feedback from Art Director and other Leads into the project.
  • Constantly adapt and learn new techniques and processes to face production constraints.
  • Communicate with in-house and outsource teams the specific construction needs of assets for production for asset delivery.
  • Proactively use knowledge and experience to identify and solve problems before they affect the development team.
  • Bring innovation and resolution to technical problems and challenges throughout production.
  • Implement new techniques that increase art quality and efficiency across disciplines.
  • Communicate solutions to art and programming teams, ability to collaborate effectively with other team disciplines.
  • Provide hands on support for artists and engineers in order to validate performance and art quality standards.

Candidate Profile

Must-haves :
  • Be comfortable with at least one 3D program (3DSMax, Maya, Blender).
  • 3D modeling skills (props, weapons, characters, etc.)
  • Knowledge of working with real-time engines like Unreal, Unity, Cry Engine etc.
  • Understanding of video game development processes and techniques.
  • Superb problem-solving skills, both creative and technical.
  • Experience with source control management.
  • Great organizational and communication skills (English).
  • Positive attitude and an ability to receive and provide objective feedback.

Nice to have :
  • Knowledge of one game scripting language (Blueprint, C#, Python).
  • Experience of VFX, Lighting or Shader development.
  • Procedural modeling or texturing skills (Houdini or Substance Designer).
  • 3D sculpting skills (Zbrush or Mudbox).
  • PBR texturing.
  • Professional experience as a technical artist with knowledge of engines and art pipelines.
  • Knowledge of rendering budgets and other technical issues related to performance in real-time engines.

Additional Information

What we offer :
  • Open and collaborative employee culture.
  • Healthcare plan.
  • Located in the heart of Lyon.
  • Partial work from home possible.
  • Overseas work opportunities.
  • Team buildings and company activities.
  • Complimentary drinks.
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