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London - United Kingdom
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Texture Artist/Look Developer


  • Full Time Opportunities
  • Awesome London Tech Startup
  • Your work will contribute to saving people's lives

5 Billion people have no access to safe surgery and Touch Surgery is on a mission to solve that problem. If you’re looking for a real purpose behind what you do, this role is a genuine opportunity to make a difference.

As we are growing, we are now looking for a Texture Artist/Look Developer to be part of our amazing Studio team producing high-quality visualisations and simulations for our app which has been downloaded over 1.5 million times. You will work closely with other 3D specialists, our team of surgeons and anatomists in the production process as well as designers and developers to further improve the user journey through simulations that you will create.

Check out our simulation showreel


Your Experience:

  • You have a relevant degree and a great showreel demonstrating your work.
  • 2+ years of commercial experience in texturing and/or look development.
  • Experience working with an organic subject matter such as the human body.
  • You are fuelled by a passion for your craft and have a good eye for detail. Understanding the form, structure and light properties of any object you are tasked with texturing or shading.
  • You are an expert in the use of Maya and Photoshop.
  • Knowledge of one of these renderers Mental Ray, Arnold, Redshift.
  • You are able to problem solve, express yourself easily and take on feedback professionally.
  • You are self-motivated have excellent communication skills and a great team-player.
  • The right to work in the UK and the ability to work from our office in Central London.

The following would be useful but are not required:

  • A base knowledge of MARI.
  • Knowledge of Physically Based Rendering and material development.
  • Knowledge and skills in optimal UV mapping techniques.
  • An understanding of CG Lighting and Compositing.
  • Unity experience.
  • A base knowledge of human anatomy and an interest in medicine.
  • A background in traditional art with skills in drawing, painting, and/or sculpting.
  • A thorough understanding of the texturing, look development, lighting and rendering pipelines and the processes involved from the conceptual phase to implementation.
  • The desire to share and teach your skills to more junior members of the team.

  • 25 days holidays.
  • Season ticket travel loan.
  • Cycle scheme.
  • Company sick pay scheme.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Childcare vouchers.
  • Free breakfast & healthy snacks.
  • Games nights (pizza & beer provided).
  • Learning opportunities with courses & workshops.
  • Equity share options.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in one of the best healthcare start-ups in Europe, with the chance to meet and develop relationships with surgeons from around the world. We offer competitive salaries and a share options scheme so that all our employees have a part in our success. We are located near Old Street Station in a newly refurbished space, which is right at the centre of the growing technology start-up scene in London.

Equality Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


To Apply please send us a short cover letter, your CV and a working link to your latest showreel.

Our Touch Surgery App is FREE to download for iOs and Android devices, make sure you check it out before your interview!

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