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

Location: Montreal, Canada Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #26111 Posted: 1 month 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

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Tags: Rigging , Technical Animation Categories: Animation , Creative

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Jon Norfolk

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