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Senior Animation Programmer – Guildford (UK) – AAA Console Games

Location: Guildford, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #23088 Posted: 1 year ago

Job Title: Senior Animation Engineer     

Job Location: Guildford, UK

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: Competitive

Project: AAA Console Games    

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Our client empowers creators to shape the future of gaming and achieve this by developing leading-edge engine features and world-class tools. Their talented team from across the globe is dedicated to building innovative technology and working closely with each other to ship amazing games. They are looking for a motivated and talented Senior Engine Programmer to join their high calibre team.

 

The successful candidate would be working as part of a small team, directly engaged with game teams around the globe to deliver outstanding innovation and performance on across all platforms and new platforms as they emerge.

 

 

Senior Animation Engineer – Guildford (UK) – AAA Console Games

 

Job Title: Senior Animation Engineer     

Job Location: Guildford, UK

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: Competitive

Project: AAA Console Games    

__________________________________________________________________________________

 

Our client empowers creators to shape the future of gaming and achieve this by developing leading-edge engine features and world-class tools. Their talented team from across the globe is dedicated to building innovative technology and working closely with each other to ship amazing games. They are looking for a motivated and talented Senior Engine Programmer to join their high calibre team.

 

The successful candidate would be working as part of a small team, directly engaged with game teams around the globe to deliver outstanding innovation and performance on across all platforms and new platforms as they emerge.

 

Responsibilities:

 

· Design and develop new content creation tools, workflow tools and general productivity tools

· Support Designers using tools and workflows with debugging tools, documentation and usability

· Work with designers & animators to understand requirements and plan out functional requirements

· Design, architect and document technical designs for Animation systems

· Rapidly prototype new mechanics to prove designs and iterate on mechanics

· Work with their proprietary engine to develop shareable code and interface correctly with the engine

· Identify bottlenecks and performance issues involving CPU time and bandwidth and optimize them

· Provide solutions that consider multi-threading, hardware requirements, skeleton optimizations

 

Experience:

 

· Experience with Animation features such as skeletons, rigs, animation compression, blending, ragdolls, IK, procedural animation solutions, motion fields, character physics, secondary motion

· Experience with Data-driven State Machines

· Experience with Animator tools to control blending, controller trees, and transitions

· Proficient with C++

· Multithreaded programming and debugging experience

· Experience with Agile development philosophies

· Experience with Unit testing frameworks a bonus

· Capable of responding to and delivering Code Review feedback

· Knowledge of source code management

 

Benefits:

· Competitive salary plus industry leading annual bonus scheme

· Private medical insurance & dental care

· Stock plans

· Pension scheme & Life insurance

· 25 days holiday (including 3 days company shutdown between Christmas & New Year)

 

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 422!

Tagged as: Animation Programming

Tags: Animation Programming Categories: Programming , Technical

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