Senior Technical Animator – France – Permanent – AAA Action RPG

Location: Nice, France Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #24555 Posted: 2 months ago

This vacancy offers a work-from-home start until it’s safe to work in-house and relocate to the location.

Project: AAA Action RPG


OPM’s client is a record-breaking indie studio based in Nice, France. They are currently seeking a Senior Technical Animator to join development on their new title. The role will involve developing tools to be used daily by the animation team, as well as supporting pre-existing tools.


  • Extensive professional experience as a Technical Animator
  • Games industry experience, having shipped at least one title on a major platform
  • Mel/Python expertise
  • Understanding of Maya and/or MotionBuilder
  • Experience creating and implementing efficient character/weapon/vehicle rigs.
  • Character skinning and physics simulation setup


  • Work closely with animators and other TA/TDs to maintain and enhance their proprietary animation tools
  • Design and support tools to improve our animation creation/editing workflows
  • Cooperate with other team disciplines, primarily with animation and animation code
  • Bring creativity and solutions to technical challenges throughout the production cycle, from content creation through to the game
  • Demonstrate originality and technical capability within the constraints of PC development
  • Support character artists with the skinning and rigging of characters, this includes setups for facial animation
  • Mentoring others to help improve their Maya/MotionBuilder skills


  • Knowledge of facial rigging
  • Understanding of other scripting and programming languages such as Maxscript, C# / C++
  • Knowledge of CryEngine or similar engine


  • Remote Start, with Comprehensive Relocation Package including VISA
  • Extremely competitive salary
  • 25 days paid holiday
  • Pension scheme
  • Healthcare scheme

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 425!

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