Senior Creative Developer (Unreal Engine) (Artist Studio) at Dominic Harris Studio

Dominic Harris Studio

Location: London
Type: Full-Time
Category: Creative Coder

Description

Senior Creative Developer (Unreal Engine)

We are seeking an experienced Senior Creative Developer (Unreal) to join our tight-knit creative studio with an international reputation creating interactive artworks.

You will work as a senior/lead developer within our multi-disciplinary team focusing on designing and building custom creative solutions and tools predominantly on the UE4/UE5 based artworks. This is the perfect opportunity to take a lead in creative development and R&D in the context of an Artist’s Studio

The Studio:

Dominic Harris Studio specialises in interactive realtime artworks and immersive installations. The team is comprised of approx. 20 people, and includes dedicated software, 3D, animation/rigging, motion capture, electronics and production teams.

Job Description

Responsibilities will include:

  • Creating real-time 4K screen-based and multi-channel immersive installations and artworks of exceptional standard and uniqueness.
  • Access to R&D budgets and resources to ensure studio remains at cutting-edge.
  • Working with the software and 3d teams to guide and ensure efficient development of artworks.
  • Liaising with the artist, various managers and design/production teams.
  • Travelling nationally and internationally to artwork installs and site visits.

About You:

Essential:

  • A minimum of 7years of production experience in a professional environment (eg. Games, XR, VR, Animation or Film Industry)
  • Expertise in Unreal Engine (UE4 and upcoming UE5) including tools, pipeline and animation.
  • Excellent knowledge of Blueprints for Unreal.
  • Demonstrable passion for tech/art/experiential events and involvement in the wider software development community (i.e. blog, GitHub, etc)
  • An understanding of Shaders, particularly Shader Code like Vertex, Compute and Pixel.
  • Knowledge and understanding of particle simulation systems (eg. Niagara).
  • Experience with integration with Animators, 3D artists and its Pipelines.
  • An eye for design and creating beautiful aesthetics through generating graphics with code.
  • Competent time management skills; able to work on several projects at once, thrive on challenges and deliver to tight client deadlines.

Not essential, but beneficial:

  • Knowledge of NDisplay and large scale setups
  • An understanding of Linux vs Windows in relation to Unreal Engine 4
  • Experience with Unity, particularly an understanding of previous Unity versions, changes and bugs.
  • Experience with AI / Machine Learning / Computer Vision – eg skeleton tracking system
  • Understanding of animation pipeline (including working with data from
  • Houdini, and working with animation/rigging data, etc

Terms:

  • Must have the right to work in the UK (visa), hold a valid passport and be willing to travel for work.
  • We are looking for candidates who are fully vaccinated. This is to ensure that all members of the team are able to travel safely without complication.

COVID-19 considerations:
We ask that all team members take LFT tests on a biweekly basis.

How To Apply:

Please apply via Indeed the below link:

https://uk.indeed.com/job/senior-creative-developer-unreal-engine-artist-studio-ad001b03211c634f

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