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Senior Animation Programmer – AAA Games – London

Location: London, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 2 years ago


OPM are excited to be working with this AAA console games studio in London who are looking for an exceptionally talented Senior Animation Programmer who is ready for the challenge of producing a AAA title. This role involves working on animation systems and tools with a focus on cinematics.

As Senior Animation Programmer you will be responsible for driving and implementing new animation pipelines and features through all stages of production: design, scheduling, implementation, and polish. You will act as a first line of support for the cinematic animation team, evaluating new feature requests for their pipelines and tools and implementing time-saving and quality-improving changes, to help the team build best-in-industry in-game cinematics.

Technical Requirements 

  • Advanced understanding in C/C++.
  • Advanced understanding of modern animation pipelines and tools.
  • Understanding of animation tools such as 3DSMax, Maya, or Motionbuilder.
  • Advanced understanding of the main gaming platforms and the requirements needed to develop software on them.
  • Unreal Engine experience an advantage.
  • Experience with in-engine cinematic tools such as Unreal’s Sequencer tool a plus.
  • Experience working on and shipping at least one AAA video game title.
  • Some knowledge of cinematic best practices when it comes to cameras, lighting, and blocking.
  • A good understanding of game technology principles.
  • An avid enthusiast for games on all platforms.


Tagged as: Animation Programming, Senior/Lead Programmer

Tags: Animation Programming , Senior/Lead Programmer Categories: Programming , Technical


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