Technical Artist

Chimera Entertainment
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Posted
September 8, 2022
Full Time
Anywhere
Remote

Chimera Entertainment is a creative and independent development studio for digital entertainment software in the heart of the beautiful city of Munich. In addition to developing our own IPs, we implement work for hire, from conception to completion.

Gameplay and creative imagination are always in the foreground, and we promote teamwork and talent. Thanks to more than 15 years of expertise in the field of mobile gaming and cross-platform development as well as our award-winning portfolio of top titles such as “Angry Birds Epic” and “Angry Birds Evolution”, we are one of Germany’s leading game developers. And with you as a potential member of our ambitious team, we want to expand our success within the coolest industry in the world.

As a Technical Artist (f/m/d) at Chimera Entertainment you will create high-quality, visually appealing games within an experienced, international and flexible team of about 60 people. 

Right now we are also working on a still confidential mobile game based on a popular strategy brand with a leading global publisher!

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Work within the Unity engine to create scenes, prefabs, animations, and visual effects
  • Create high-quality user interfaces and work on animations and visual effects for user feedback
  • Integrate art assets and provide them with the functionalities needed for the game
  • Support our artists in creating the best possible assets and animations by improving our production pipelines, finding and creating useful tools and help them deal with technical requirements
  • Be the bridge in our game development process between technology, game design and the visual goals of the project

Who are we looking for:

  • Experienced with Unity 2019
  • Good knowledge of classical tools for asset production like Photoshop and 3ds Max
  • You have a good sense of visual presentation and timing
  • You have a good understanding of how game and rendering systems work
  • Highly skilled in communication with team members
  • Ability to work self-directed and reliably
  • Highly motivated and flexible
  • Passionate about video games and game development
  • Good command of the written and spoken English language

The ideal candidate also has:

  • Experience in working on user interfaces
  • Experienced in creating keyframe animations in 3ds Max/Maya and Unity
  • You can create visual effects, using animations and Unity's Shuriken particle system
  • Some knowledge in C# to create or help to create tools and support our programmers
  • Understanding of shader programming

What's in for You?

  • A talented & creative team of 70 international game developers
  • Flat hierarchy & friendly atmosphere in a flexible working environment
  • Head Office is located right in the heart of Munich
  • Permanent employment in EU countries like D, E, FIN, I, P, PL, and RO
  • Remote work from everywhere else in the world
  • Being part of a strong family of >350 European game developers
  • Professional health coaching with a Sports Scientist & Medical Training Therapist (OLAO HEALTH) - digital and live
  • A well-stocked library with books, games, and games consoles in the office in Munich
  • Free coffee, drinks, and fruits onsite
  • Regular team & company events like a summer party, Oktoberfest, and Movie and Gaming Nights
  • And a lot of fun :-)

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

About 
Chimera Entertainment

Chimera Entertainment is a creative and independent development studio for digital entertainment software in the heart of the beautiful city of Munich. In addition to developing our own IPs, we implement work for hire, from conception to completion.

 

Our Core Values

  • Passion. We’re in the gaming industry because we are gamers by heart, we love what we do, and we always strive to deliver the very best experience to our audience. With true passion, commitment and enthusiasm we put our heart in every new game!

  • Flexibility. Our future depends on flexibility. Responding to the markets fast-changing needs is the only road to success. We’re not restricted to certain genres or platforms – we’re able to adapt to an ever-changing environment, in game-design as well as technology.
  • Team Spirit. It takes a great team to make a great game. We foster juniors as well as bring in industry veterans to create a work environment where we learn, improve and share knowledge every day. We energize, respect, support and encourage - we believe in people!
  • Sustainability. Our goal is to get better with every game we make. In terms of quality, in finding and keeping the staff that makes our games stand out, in developing multiple games simultaneously, and in constantly shaping our infrastructure to improve our daily work.

Working With Us

We are International and Diverse - Games are global, and so are we. Our team members hail from 19 different countries, from the US all the way to Uzbekistan, from Brazil to Zimbabwe, and from all parts of Germany. We support and foster diversity and believe in equal opportunity.

We Never Stop Learning - In the ever-changing and fast-moving games industry, nobody can afford to stop learning – which is something we wholeheartedly acknowledge and embrace. Whether it’s personal coaching by a certified external trainer, in-house workshops and training, or making learning resources available to our employees on every level– we make sure that we always stay ahead of the pack and on top of the latest trends.

We want you to Have Fun. Seriously! - No matter how much you’re enjoying your work, having fun and letting loose is also important. We offer and support joint activities like our annual company outing at world-famous Oktoberfest, our Christmas party, skiing/snowboarding trips in the Alps, having barbecues at the local river Isar or simply getting together after work for a round or two at laser tag or an escape room.

Make Munich Your Home - Munich is one of the most desirable places to live as well as one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe – and for good reason! Quality of life is fantastic here – our city is diverse, safe, clean and no matter whether you’re into culture, sports, nightlife or food, Munich has lots of options for everyone. Our offices are located centrally and is easily reached by the many public transportation options Munich has to offer. There are lots of restaurants and bars in walking distance, not to mention Munich’s most famous beergarden!

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