Lead Technical Animator – REMOTE USA or Canada – AAA Shooter Games

Location: Montreal, Canada Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #26111 Posted: 2 months ago

Our client is a leading independent AAA games development studio with an international team in the hundreds working from offices located in Poland, UK, US, and Canada.

The successful candidate will have a chance to perfect their craft and expand their knowledge, working alongside leaders in the industry on bringing a brand-new unique experience to players worldwide.
 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Extensive knowledge of Maya, specialising in rigging / skinning.
  • Previous experience in technical animation, tools and pipeline development.
  • Previously shipped titles in a similar role.
  • An understanding of anatomy and character movement.
  • Knowledge of current and future technology and trends in the industry.
  • Passion for games.

RESPONSIBLITIES:

  • Mentor, manage and lead the technical animation department.
  • Set guidelines, standards, and quality bar for technical animation.
  • Characters, creatures, and props rigging and skinning.
  • Implement creatures in Unreal Engine 4, including cloth, physics and blueprints setup.
  • Work across other disciplines, particularly with the art and animation teams.
  • Build custom pipeline tools and work alongside the engine and project leads to improve them.

DESIRED:

  • Knowledge of facial rigs for games, television or film.
  • Familiar with Unreal Engine 4’s art production pipelines.
  • Python scripting experience.
  • Modelling and animation experience.

BENEFITS:

  • Remote Contract options worldwide.
  • Performance-based bonuses.
  • Private health care.
  • Comprehensive assistance in relocation.
  • In-company English language classes and Polish lessons for foreigners.
  • An informal atmosphere, no dress code.

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call me directly today on +44 (0) 1206 214425!

Tagged as: Rigging, Technical Animation

Max. file size: 10 MB.

Tags: Rigging , Technical Animation Categories: Animation , Creative

mm

Jon Norfolk

Lead Recruitment Consultant

See Jon's jobs

Mental Health Resources for the Games Industry

Mental health is an issue that runs very close to our hearts at OPM, so we’ve decided to compile a…

Read more

MCV / Develop’s 30 Under 30 2022

We’re proud to be partnering with MCV/Develop to bring you the 2022 30 Under 30 – this time with a…

Read more

gamescom 2022

OPM are finally heading back to Germany to attend gamescom 2022! Kim, Hannah and Jon will be arriving in Cologne…

Read more

Copyright © 2022 OPMjobs Ltd. 408 Wellington House, 90-92 Butt Rd, Colchester, CO3 3DA, United Kingdom