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Technical Artist

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8710 Sofia, Bulgaria Social Gaming Permanent

The role: We’re looking for an energetic, innovative Technical Artist to join our busy and dynamic Social Gaming team of PokerStars in Sofia.

Are you our next star player?

“Level up in an environment where your potential is as big as your imagination. We are a small, focused, nimble team at PokerStars that values innovation, drive, and relishes a challenge. If you know your Koopa from your Goomba and the difference between an ocarina and a flute, you’ll find a team of like-minded individuals at StarsPlay.  Are you in?” – Eric Lutes, Creative Director, Social Gaming

Why we need you

We need you to put it all together. A Technical Artist will integrate Art assets into the game engine, work with the development team to solve technical pipeline issues and collaborate to optimise performance.

You will work between Art, Animation, and Dev teams to create and integrate UI and animation elements into our many mobile products.

Who we’re looking for

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in digital content creation or video games
  • Professional experience as Technical Artist
  • Knowledge of Industry Leading game engines (Unity, Unreal, CoCos, etc.)

 Your Skills:

  • Experience scripting in C++
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working in JIRA production environments
  • Creation of written technical documentation
  • Good foundation artistic skills (colour, proportion, composition) a plus
  • 2D/3D/FX Animation skills a plus

As The Ideal candidate you will have

Working experience setting up and implementing animations and 2D/3D assets for games and media projects into game engines.   
Experience working with art assets inside game engines in a technical capacity. Candidates that have C++ scripting experience will be preferred. Compensation dependent on experience level.

What’s in it for you?

Our experience-based salaries are competitive. Plus, there’s a discretionary annual performance bonus. And we provide advice and dedicated assistance to those moving to Bulgaria.

Your package will include:

  • health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address)
  • a personal interest allowance to let you learn something new or pursue a hobby
  • 1000 BGN as congratulations if you have a baby whilst you work for us
  • in-house training and development to develop your skills, progressing your career
  • free fresh fruit, snacks and drinks in the office
  • contribution towards your transportation and lunch expenses
  • relaxation areas around the office, including a PlayStation and Pool table
  • sports program and social events; including our sensational summer and Christmas parties

What happens next?

If you’re what we’re looking for, next up will be a phone interview. And if that goes well, we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview.

The Group

PokerStars is part of Flutter Entertainment Plc, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider headquartered in Dublin and part of FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange, which brings together exceptional brands, products and businesses and a diverse global presence in a safe, responsible and ultimately sustainable way.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate on any protected characteristic as defined by applicable law.

We will look to provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process. If you need assistance, please contact: talent@starsgroup.com.

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