Junior Unreal Engine Generalist for VR Stealth game Espire 1

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Digital Lode is an immersive media company located in the Docklands Cotton Mills, Footscray. We are are a team of VR evangelists working on a variety of realtime-rendered VR projects for desktop and mobile VR systems. Digital Lode contracts for other game developers, creates VR experiences for clients in a variety of industries, and develops our original IP “Espire 1: VR Operative“​ – a single player Virtual Reality experience with a focus on stealth, espionage and action. We are now expanding our team with contract, part and full-time roles!

We have position openings for Junior Unreal Engine Generalists. This is a role perfect for recent graduates or enthusiasts with generalist knowledge of Unreal Engine looking to gain industry experience, while expanding their knowledge of the engine with the responsibilities listed below.

-- Game content asset optimisation (Generating and tweaking Mesh LODs, bounds, Collisions, texture compression settings, etc)
-- Adjusting and extending materials
-- Optimizing and channel-packing textures
-- Level optimizations (Setting up and tweaking Level collision, ProxyLOD, HLOD systems, lightmaps, Instanced static mesh, etc)

-- Proficiency with Unreal Engine 4
-- Excellent attention to detail with the ability to work to tight deadlines
-- Have a proactive and problem solving attitude
-- Ability to self manage, prioritise and work to deadlines
-- Work well within a team environment
-- Ability to work onsite (studio is in Footscray’s “Docklands Cotton Mills”)

Preference to applicants with:
-- Prior experience optimizing content for VR, mobile, or multi-platform
-- Prior experience with 3ds Max, Maya or Substance Designer/Painter

To Apply:
Email us at contact{at}espirevr{dot}com with [JuniorUE4Generalist] as the subject heading.
Include your CV and link to an up-to-date folio with examples of your work. Please note, only successful candidates will be contacted.