This role is expected to begin as a remote position, paid relocation to Pärnu will begin once the probation period has ended.
Gamecan is looking for a Technical Artist to join our technical art team. Working with art teams, engineers, and designers, you will help develop visual elements from the perspective of art and technology, assist in creating content pipelines and collaborate with our engineers on new features.
Worked on at least two complete projects: college projects and mod projects are acceptable
Working knowledge of one or more 3D packages, including modeling, texturing, lighting, rigging, animation, scripting, and tool creation
Extensive knowledge of the Unreal Engine 4 material system
Knowledge of particle systems, environmental effects, cloth simulations, lighting, and dynamics
Knowledge of art concepts
Deep knowledge of 3D creation packages (Maya/Max/ZBrush/etc.)
Comfortable working independently or within a group
Up-to-date experience and knowledge of current game development practices and terminology
Excellent communication and collaboration skills
Self-driven team player with a strong work ethic
Work with the Art Teams and the Leads to deliver the game to the artistic vision
Develop visual effects and procedural art and menu systems
Work directly with engineers in C++ to manage 3D assets and materials
Research and create procedural art systems using mesh deformation and other techniques
Proactively identify new technologies and techniques that will improve the game
When required, create documentation of tech and processes for the wider team
Keep content within memory and CPU budget and performance guidelines
Good to have
Familiarity with CG-oriented programming languages, image manipulation and compression, video game hardware, advanced shading techniques, particle systems, character skeletons and kinematics, command-line systems, and real-time lighting is highly advantageous.
Experience working with Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo hardware
Knowledge of C++, OOP, and how it integrates with Unreal Engine’s Animation System
What do we have to offer
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work with a talented and passionate team in the video game industry. If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter for consideration
The office is in a new development right in the center of Pärnu, providing an easy commute and proximity to all the stores and restaurants
Adjustable desks – stand, sit, squat, or hang from the ceiling
Powerful desktop machines to work on – the PC waits for you, not the other way around
1Gbit/s internet speed in the office, typically 300Mb/s at home
We are crazy about taking time off with new and old video games, a day at the spa, sauna, or the beach (yes, Pärnu has a kickass beach!). A rested developer is a happy developer
The team is phenomenal – over 40 people who are amazing to each other
The living costs in Pärnu are extra low. Even the most expensive apartments in the center have their rent of around 400-500€ per month
We work in a nurturing company culture where personal growth is highly valued. Your professional skills will also get buffed at the speed of light
We help you with relocation every step of the way to make sure it’s as smooth as possible
At Gamecan, we prioritize the well-being of our employees by providing comprehensive health and wellness benefits. These include complimentary access to mental health professionals, gym memberships, and exclusive spa discounts to support both mental and physical well-being
Additionally, our in-house professional masseur is available to help alleviate stress and promote relaxation
To celebrate the joyous occasion of welcoming a new family member, we extend a special bonus of 1000€ to our employees as a token of our heartfelt congratulations
Annually, we host a rejuvenating summer retreat, bringing together our global team members for a relaxing and enjoyable experience
We incentivize employee referrals with a rewarding bonus system for successful hires
Gamecan employees receive free complimentary access to Full Cycle Game Academy courses, while their immediate family members — parents, siblings, and children — benefit from a 50% discount on these educational offerings
To further enhance our employees’ daily experience, we provide monthly cab credits, making the commute to work more convenient and stress-free
Due to GDPR reasons, we do not accept CVs sent via email. Please use our Career page or the relevant link directed in the job ad, to apply. Thank you!
Art & Animation
Gamecan is a game development studio based in Estonia.
Our team is extremely passionate about creating the best play experiences and is made up of extremely talented individuals. Each one of our team members is obsessed with video games, and shares that passion through their work.
From concept to design, pre-production to console porting, from monetization advisory to full local and online multiplayer development. We are heavily specialized in Unreal Engine and passionate about creating the most fun experiences with it!