Junior Unreal Engine Generalist for VR Stealth game Espire 1

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Description:
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.

Responsibilities:
-- 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)

Requirements:
-- 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.