Lead the production and rendering of graphics for our unique games that is being played globally
Toptracer Technologies have users and viewers all over the world. Our mission is to help people enjoy the wonderful game of golf even more by tracing contributions to TV and gamification to ranges. Our range technology is used in 31 countries and the broadcast is aired over 270 times every year. All of our products are developed, tested and deployed from our R&D office in Danderyd, Stockholm.
We are now looking for a Lead Technical Artist for our open-world team which is a part of our global Game Development. The Lead Technical Artist will motivate, inspire and share knowledge with the team. At the same time drive projects in a healthy manner to avoid Crunch. You will have a leadership role, and be comfortable making decisions that move the team forward. Communicate internally between different teams and create opportunities for cooperation. Mediator between artists and unity programmers. You´ll be the bridge between teams to clarify and realize new ideas.
The team is responsible for developing the realistic golf courses that are being played in our games all over the world. The games are being played 24/7 and are a unique combination of sport and gamification. The role comes in two parts: responsibility for the production and rendering of graphics. The production part is about designing and developing tools for our workflow. It is important to be able to identify steps that can be automated, choose the right technology to do this, and develop the tool. Our pipeline right now consists of a chain of Unity, Speedtree, Maya and Blender.
All our graphics also go into a comprehensive in-house streaming system. The rendering part is about being able to analyze and identify the causes of problems with rendering. It can be anything from performance optimizations to graphical bugs that need fixing. You will be able to choose whether systems can be purchased or whether they should be developed in-house to solve various problems.
• No crunch! • Worklife balance and flexibility • Create and shape from scratch • Team with open communication internally and externally that is open with each other • Close collaboration where many ideas come to life. • Join the revolution of how golf is played and experienced all over the world • Lead the artistic team in the development • Guide, mentor, and develop the team • Develop new games to create a unique gaming experience • Collaborate with like-minded artists, on a mission to create the most engaging golf experience in the market. • External communication with drone and scanning partners • Build open-world environments • Enjoy our ”Live with the product” sessions where we try the latest improvements and get better at playing golf (previous skill or knowledge in the sport is not required)
WE BELIEVE YOU HAVE
• Experience leading technical initiatives, mentoring and sharing knowledge • Proficient skills in C# • Profesional experience with MonoBehaviour • Knowledge of HLSL (high-level shading language), preferably GitHub with demonstrations of tools and shaders • Knowledge of one of the big 3D packages, Maya, Blender, Max, etc • Previous game productions
MORE ABOUT TOPTRACER
We value fully engaged associates that come to work because they enjoy their work and the colleagues they have. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive work environment where everybody can reach their full potential. We provide opportunities for all colleagues to develop internally and to meet each other. We have a strong commitment and dedication at Toptracer. That comes from the activities and moments we share together and the product we are developing.
In addition to that, our technology is unique and world-leading which makes the journey extra exciting. We create a product that encourages people to be outside and get activated which enables a healthier lifestyle. As a colleague at Toptracer, you can either go to a range nearby your home to experience the product you have developed or just turn on the TV to see it in the biggest golf tournaments.
Our culture is driven by our mission to create moments that matter for everyone and our values for Caring, One Team, Fun, Excellence and Edgy Spirit. If you want to learn more about them visit: Core Values | Topgolf.
After-work with live music and games
Golf simulator in the office
Again, no crunch!
Private health insurance
Pension similar to ITP1
Spring Health - Personalized mental healthcare
Generous wellness allowance
6 weeks’ vacation
Half-days before public holidays
Golfing Green Card
We believe in personal responsibility, so we try to accommodate everyone's needs. We have flexible working hours and locations to help our teams do their best work.
Our application process for interviews, currently all held remotely, consists of:
30-45min video interview/presentation of Toptracer
45min-1hr interview with Team Manager.
1hr Technical interview with a domain expert.
1hr interview with 2 members of the team.
The position is permanent and full-time, located at our office in Danderyd. Hit the link at the bottom of the page to read more about the team.