Technical Designer - Cape Town

2019/11/11 2:13:18 PM
A leading dev house in Cape Town is looking for a Technical Designer to join one of their trailblazing cross-functional teams, in the gaming space. The Technical Designer will be a hybrid between an artist and prototype. You must have very strong art abilities, as well as a solid understanding of technology & the requirements of the game engine as you will work very closely with developers. If you are passionate about creating dynamic, industry-leading assets and consider your attention to detail abilities one of your greatest perks, then this job could be perfect for you!

Your key job responsibilities as the Technical Designer in Cape Town will include:

- Research & conceptualizing new products / game concepts
- Ability to showcase ideas to stakeholders and team, via wireframes, prototypes & concept art
- Create the full product/game designs and art assets needed for the project
- Animate assets required
- Create & optimize production art
- Support and assist developers and the final build process
- Design graphics and interfaces for software applications
- Produce brand design, graphics and interfaces

Requirements for this Technical Designer job in Cape Town:

- Must be strong in design, but focussed in 2D Animation OR must be strong in design and illustration
- Recognised design degree/diploma or relevant industry experience (including portfolio of evidence)
- Adobe suite
- Minimum of 2 years proven experience in the industry or not applicable where you have a Degree/Diploma
- Understanding of 3D modelling
- Strong art abilities
- Solid understanding of technology and the requirements of the game engine
- Establish collaborative relationships with developers

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