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Animation Technical Director – Independent Games Developer/Publisher – Remote/Hybrid/Onsite, Oxford

Location: Oxford, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #25823 Posted: 5 months ago

Project: AAA games


This is a new key role, defining and delivering the technology strategy with the focus on creativity to push the boundaries, and in turn delivering world class Animation systems and delivering AAA Experiences to the client’s players.


  • Planning and prioritising work on current/ future Animation systems in the internal engine
  • Lead a team of talented Animation Programmers using best practise
  • Proactively monitoring all types of performance issues using IDE Performance Tools
  • Set out roadmaps/direction, both content creation tools as well as runtime systems
  • Perform code reviews in different areas
  • Build effective working relationships with all stakeholders
  • Liaising with teams and other Technical Directors regarding feature requests and deliveries


  • Advanced understanding of C++ and software engineering principles.
  • Previous proven team Leadership
  • A solid coding background and detailed knowledge of internal workings of animation systems
  • Expert knowledge of potential pitfalls and resolution strategies


  • 26 holiday days annually, increasing with service to 31 days, plus national public holidays
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Pension Contribution
  • Healthcare Cash Plan
  • Dental & Vision
  • Life Assurance: Financial security for your loved ones at a difficult time
  • Wellbeing hub, including confidential telephone support and counselling
  • Assistance with relocation planning and costs
  • Flexible Hours


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

Tagged as: C, Lua, Python

Tags: C , Lua , Python Categories: Programming , Technical


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