Technical Artist

Deparment: Art
Location: London

About us

We at Marmalade Game Studio are looking for an enthusiastic and talented Technical Artist with excellent technical skills, to join our team. Help create upcoming game projects on various platforms, with the studio behind the hit successes: Monopoly, Cluedo, Game of Life, The Game of Life 2 and Jumanji: The Curse Returns.

We love what we do, and love working alongside other people who share the same dedication to quality!

We offer flexible working options, working remotely, hybrid, or the ability to work from our studios. We have offices in Portugal and the UK (you must reside in the UK or Portugal and be eligible to work in one of these countries).

We pride ourselves on our inclusivity and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds and underrepresented communities. We believe a broad range of perspectives leads to better games and successful teams, and nothing is more important to Marmalade than our teams.


  • Writing tools and scripts (in Unity, 3D applications and standalone)
  • Working as a mentor to art team members who have an interest in technical art career progression.
  • Maintaining and improving upon / standardising pipelines across 2 studios and several projects.
  • Create, document and maintain an efficient multi-package pipeline for 3D development (Maya, Blender, Unity) to allow more free exchange of assets.
  • Develop, optimise and maintain a library of Unity shaders usable across all projects. Work with engineers and artists to optimise performance on a per project basis.
  • Routinely review (with art leads) tools, tech and processes to ensure efficient development methodologies.


  • Strong art portfolio specifically showcasing examples of technical art.
  • Highly skilled in Unity development
  • Proficiency for problem solving and creative technical solutions to artistic problems
  • Excel in scripting in Maya, Blender and Unity (MEL, Python, C# etc)
  • Technical understanding of optimizations and hardware limitations to address frame rate and memory budgets for both a mobile platform as well as PC and handheld
  • Experienced in the creation of custom tools and shaders.
  • Communication is key: must be able to actively and effectively work with artists / animators of varying experience levels, coders, leads and management.
  • Excellent documentation skills
  • Ideally has experience in the mobile gaming space and is comfortable working on several projects simultaneously.
  • Stay aware of current and future art and tech trends in the gaming space and be a champion for introducing state of the art processes into Marmalade pipelines
  • Games industry experience / full cycle shipped products is essential.
  • Familiarity with common 2D and 3D packages such as Substance Suite (‘Designer’ highly desired), Maya, Blender, Photoshop, Zbrush.
  • In depth experience of common source control software (Perforce preferred)
  • Must be an excellent team player – role requires mentorship of other tech artists in the studio.

Optional but valuable

  • 5+ years in a Technical Art role with multiple shipped titles
  • VFX experience (both developing and optimising)
  • Programming knowledge (C++ experience would be desirable)
  • Rigging / animation experience


  • Working as part of a tight team in a company with a reputation for staff retention
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working, we offer the ability to WFH, hybrid, or the ability to work from our London or Bath studio
  • A key role in a studio where everyone’s effort has a big impact
  • Regular social activities and team parties
  • Company pension scheme, we match up to 5%
  • Generous holiday allowance consisting of 22 days + a bonus 3 day holiday when the offices are closed over Christmas and New Year + extra holiday for long service
  • Private health insurance package
  • Private life insurance
  • 48h a year of Professional development time

Are you our next superstar? Join us on the Marmalade adventure!

If you are selected for an interview you will normally be contacted within two weeks of the closing date. If you do not hear from us within this period then you should assume that, unfortunately, on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

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