Technical Artist

Hybrid / Central London, Kings Cross (must be UK based)
Job Terms:
£39,998 - £57,512 per annum, pro rata
Start date:
End June / July 2022
Posted By:
Mandy Brar
6-month contract (w/scope to extend)

Job Description:

This full-time contract position offers a hybrid working model with onsite days in the Central London, Kings Cross offices.

This role is paid on a PAYE basis and you'll be entitled to 33 days paid holiday, inclusive of bank holidays, per annum, pro rata.

There is also a company bonus plan that you could be eligible for.


The Role

Our client is seeking a CS-savvy Technical Artist to work within a fantastic Robotics team, supporting their research projects and tasks to advance robotics research. 

As a Technical Artist in the Robotics team, you will play a key role in enabling ongoing research goals through the design, simulation and manufacturing of 3D objects and props for robots to interact with. The special interdisciplinary team combines the best techniques from deep learning, reinforcement learning and systems neuroscience to build general-purpose learning algorithms.

Within your role as a Technical Artist role, your responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • Manipulating existing 3D models and meshes both programmatically and using ad hoc software (Blender, MeshLab, 3D studio, MeshMixer)
  • Designing and manufacturing (with 3D printing or traditional manufacturing processes) various 3D objects for robots to interact with
  • Modifying rendering parameters of simulated scenes
  • Aiding in the creation of insightful visual representations for debugging and publication

To apply for this Technical Artist role, you will need experience in creating and manipulating 2D and 3D assets.

You will also require the following:

  • 2 years of experience with Python
  • 3D Modelling experience with working knowledge of at least one of these: Blender, Rhino, 3DS Max, Maya
  • CAD Software experience with working knowledge of OnShape, SolidWorks, or Fusion 360
  • Basic understanding of physics simulation software


If this role sounds like a match for your skills and experience, please can you apply with your CV and Portfolio today!

*Please note that next steps will be shared with shortlisted candidates on the 16th May

Client Description:

Our Client is a multinational technology company, specialising in Internet-related services and products; including online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware. The atmosphere is relaxed with a diverse and innovative culture. Opportunities for growth and progression and networking with like-minded people across the business and beyond.


Aquent is dedicated to improving inclusivity & is proudly an equal opportunities employer. We encourage applications from under-represented groups & are committed to providing support to applicants with disabilities. We aim to provide reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, to those with a medical condition, disability or neurodivergence.