Animation Programmer – C++ / Unreal Engine – Newcastle

Location: Newcastle, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #24655 Posted: 2 months ago

This vacancy may offer a work-from-home start until it is safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.

Project: C++ / Unreal Engine – AAA Games


OPMs clients is seeking an Animation Programmer to join a well-known independent game developer’s studio based in Newcastle. The studio is looking to reshape the industry landscape and on a new generation of Online Shooters for the worldwide gaming community.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong C++ expertise
  • Solid professional experience of software engineering on a shipped game
  • Knowledge of software design patterns and the ability to design maintainable, extendable, and optimised code
  • Strong maths abilities, particularly with linear algebra
  • Good understanding of implementing animation requirements as well as maintaining, designing, and improving existing animation systems
  • Knowledge of any project management and bug tracking software (like JIRA)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Passionate about the games industry and games development

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintaining, developing & enhancing the animation pipeline system
  • Developing tools for use by gameplay programmers and animators
  • Supporting optimisations and enhancements for implementing animations for different consoles
  • Testing, debugging, profiling, optimising, and documenting implementations
  • Actively joining code reviews

DESIRED SKIILLS (good to have):

  • Unreal Engine 4 experience
  • Skilled with DCC tools like 3DSmax, Maya, Motion Builder
  • Knowledge of JIRA, Swarm and Perforce
  • Degree(s) in computer science or related disciplines

BENEFITS:

  • Performance-based bonuses
  • Private health care
  • Comprehensive assistance in relocation
  • In-company English language classes
  • An informal atmosphere, no dress code

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 418!

Tagged as: Animation Programming, C, Unreal Engine

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Tags: Animation Programming , C , Unreal Engine Categories: Programming , Technical

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